Thank you for your interest in working with Lancashire Mind. We have a range of roles across the organisation, requiring a variety of different skills. For many of our roles, you don't need a background in mental health; a passion for improving mental health and wellbeing across Lancashire is what's important. Some of our job roles require significant travel across the county of Lancashire; we reimburse all travel expenses for journeys made during your working day, other than your commute to and from work.

Working for Lancashire Mind means you'll benefit from a 35-hour working week (or less if the role is part-time); flexible start/finish and lunch times; 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time staff); a sick pay scheme; up to five days paid emergency leave to care for dependents (pro-rata for part-time staff); a workplace wellbeing scheme, including taking time out of the working day for wellbeing activities; learning and development opportunities.

Our current team members will tell you that the biggest plus is joining a team who are passionate, dedicated and committed to making a difference to the lives of others.


Finance Manager

Hours: 21-35 hours per week (negotiable, with possibility of some duties being outsourced)
Contract length: Permanent
Salary: £28,227-31,895
Location: Based in Chorley with regular travel across Lancashire and occasional travel throughout the UK. We are currently operating a blended model of home and office based working. Therefore weekly home working is negotiable.

Are you an experienced in financial management? Do you want to join an organisation who are passionate about improving the mental health and wellbeing of Lancashire communities? And do you want to work for an employer who is flexible, forward thinking and genuinely champions wellbeing in the workplace?

To succeed in the role, you will need excellent communication, analytical and numerical skills. 
We want someone who demonstrates our values in being Bold, Caring, Open and Real. 

This is an exciting time for Lancashire Mind at the start of our new 5-year strategy. We have a growing portfolio of services and increasing numbers of staff; so we need a dynamic, committed, and proactive individual to oversee and support the smooth running of the organisation’s finances. This role in particular needs someone who is confident both in day to day financial management and more strategic tasks such as budget planning and reporting at board level. We want someone who believes in our vision of a Lancashire where everyone has the opportunity to have the best mental health and wellbeing possible. 

We offer a workplace pension scheme, 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays and usually three additional days over Christmas), a sick pay scheme, paid emergency time off to care for dependents, regular supervision, a suite of wellbeing support measures, and a variety of learning and development opportunities.

More information about Lancashire Mind and this role can be found in the attached recruitment pack. Applications must be submitted using a Lancashire Mind job application form, which can be downloaded via the link found in the "How to Apply" section below. If you are unable to access this online, please call us on 01257 231 661 to request a recruitment pack.

The deadline for applications is 11am on Monday 14th of February.

Interviews for this post are scheduled to take place on the week commencing 21st of February.

Registered Charity Number 1081427
Registered Company Number 3888655
Lancashire Mind

How to apply

Lancashire Mind is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community, particularly candidates with a lived experience of mental health conditions who fulfil all the criteria within the person specification.

Applications for all posts must be made using a Lancashire Mind application form (Word doc, 188Kb). Once completed, return your form to [email protected] no later than the deadline, which is provided in the recruitment pack for the post you’re applying for.

If you require any assistance in completing the application form or have any difficulty downloading documents contact us on 01257 231660, Monday to Friday between 10am and 4pm.

Lancashire Mind is a company limited by guarantee (company number 3888655) and a registered charity in England and Wales (registered number 1081427) at 80-82 Devonshire Road, Chorley, Lancs, PR7 2DR. Lancashire Mind are registered with the Fundraising Regulator. For all enquiries, call us on 01257 231660.
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