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Chief Executive - Lifeworks

  • Location: Devon, England, TQ9 6EQ
  • Salary: from £58,000 to £65,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 25 days ago

We are working in partnership with Lifeworks, who are seeking a new Chief Executive following the retirement of the previous postholder.

The new Chief Executive will need to be a visionary leader with entrepreneurial flair, focussed on delivering positive outcomes through the development and delivery of an organisational strategy. The new Chief Executive will be a people-person, instilling the positive culture of the organisation and motivating the team to achieve fantastic results. The Chief Executive will be comfortable leading regulated services, with a working knowledge and experience of Ofsted and/or CQC within an education, health and social care context.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Clear and inspirational leadership and people management skills

  • Understanding of regulatory frameworks within the care and education sectors

  • Flair and engagement with supporters and internal and external stakeholders

  • Implement a positive and committed performance culture

  • Maintain the financial viability of the organisation

  • Prepare and deliver the strategic plan against agreed financial goals

  • Act as the Ambassador for the charity in the care, education, and disability sectors

The successful candidate will have a sound understanding of the charity sector with a good working knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements, e.g. Safeguarding and Health & Safety.You will show visionary qualities in your management style.A well-developed ability to persuade and influence key stakeholders is essential and you should be able to always demonstrate your empathy and enthusiasm for the work of the charity.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law.

For more information, please contact Sandra Smith, Managing Consultant at Charisma Charity Recruitment, or 01962 813300.

Closing date for applications: 8th August 2021

Interview date with Charisma: no later than 12th August 2021

First Interview date with Charity: 30th August 2021

Second interview date with Charity: 6th September 2021