Chief Executive Officer

Recruiter
Lifeworks
Location
Dartington, Devon
Salary
£55,000
Posted
08 Feb 2019
Closes
08 Mar 2019
Ref
3167/5/EP
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

We are seeking an inspirational Chief Executive Officer to join our independent charity, someone who shares our vision and values, consistently achieves excellence, invites innovation and thrives on making a positive difference to the young people we serve.

With over 20 years of success, Lifeworks provides a range of programmes and services for people with learning disabilities. We are committed to supporting individuals to lead the lives they choose with the right person-centred support and rights and opportunities as all community citizens.

As Chief Executive Officer, you will lead and guide your management team and support them to adapt and develop their services to ensure sustainability and identify opportunities for new ways of working.

You will have responsibility for leading the strategy, our overall governance framework and the development of robust business plans.

A key aspect of the role is the management, responsibility and accountability for the delivery of streamlined operations together with robust performance and risk monitoring.

You will bring good strategic and analytical skills coupled with the credibility and gravitas to represent the charity.  Reporting to the Chair of Trustees, the role of the Chief Executive Officer will provide inspirational leadership, vision and direction by setting and delivering plans that meet strategic aims.

This post requires someone who has a proven track record of significant senior management experience, ideally as a Chief Executive or similar and has a detailed knowledge of Regulatory Frameworks within the care and education sectors.

If you have the ambition, credentials and values to help steer our charity to the next level, we would love to hear from you.

Any offer is made subject to satisfactory references to the charity and an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring service (DBS) will be essential if successful.

To apply please provide a comprehensive CV, including details of your achievements in each role. Please include a supporting statement, explaining how you believe your skills and experience match the requirements of the role, directly addressing the criteria as outlined in the person specification. Please also outline your motivation for applying for this role.

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