Head of The Children’s Foundation

Based in Newcastle upon Tyne covering North East England
£36,000 per annum
26 Jan 2018
23 Feb 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Head of The Children’s Foundation

37.5 Hours per Week (but may consider part time) – Salary £36,000 per annum

Are you an inspiring, dynamic and passionate leader looking for an exciting new challenge? As the Head of The Children’s Foundation you will be instrumental in supporting the charity to achieve its aims of developing and expanding services to meet the evolving health and wellbeing needs of the children and young people of our region.

The Head of The Children’s Foundation will lead the Charity in securing income; implementing and developing new services; and ensuring our current range of charitable activities are sustained, evaluated and expanded.

You will be a creative and inspiring individual who can work alongside the Board of Trustees and The Children’s Foundation team to take the organisation through its next period of growth.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent communication skills with a passionate and engaging style.
  • A track record of successfully generating both restricted and unrestricted income.
  • Experience of consultation with stakeholders in order to develop and implement new services and activities.
  • The ability to develop and inspire teams, along with a willingness to be hands on when necessary.

The Children's Foundation was set up in 1990 in Newcastle upon Tyne.  At that period of time the North East region had the worst child health levels in the country, therefore the Foundation was established to improve the health and wellbeing of the children and young people affected. 27 years have passed and we now focus on the relief of distress, disability and disadvantage across the North East and North Cumbria.

To request an informal chat please contact the Chair, Dr Martin Ward-Platt by emailing m.p.ward-platt@newcastle.ac.uk

To request an application pack please contact Olivia Colquhoun on 0191 2820892 or email Olivia.colquhoun@nuth.nhs.uk  Application packs can also be downloaded from the About Us / Join Us section of the www.thechildrensfoundation.co.uk website. Applicants should send a copy of their completed application form to Olivia Colquhoun, The Children’s Foundation, PO Box 2YB, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Queen Victoria Road, Newcastle upon Tyne. NE99 2YB or by email to Olivia.colquhoun@nuth.nhs.uk

Closing date for applications: Friday 23rd February, 12:30

Only shortlisted applicants will be notified