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Chief Executive Officer

Harris Hill
Cheshire, the North-West and North Wales
£65,000 per annum (plus attractive package of benefits)
Closing date
26 Jul 2021

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This deafness support organisation provides a wide range of support and services for Deaf, Deafblind, and people with a Visual Impairment in Cheshire and the surrounding area.

The organisation’s vision is a world where deaf and visually impaired people can communicate effectively and live healthy, independent and fulfilling lives. Everyone is driven by the needs of our community to continuously improve what we do, developing innovative ways to deliver better outcomes for the people we serve.

This person-centred approach, focused on improving equality of access, life experiences and opportunities for Deaf people drives everything we do. This commitment defines us and will continue to inspire us to deliver a better future.

We are looking for a Chief Executive Officer to join the team on a permanent basis.


LOCATION: Cheshire, the North-West and North Wales  

SALARY: £65,000 per annum (plus attractive package of benefits)

CONTRACT: Permanent  

In the role of CEO, you will originate, design, deliver, monitor, and evaluate a multi-disciplinary programme of works aimed at responding to the access and living needs of deaf and visually impaired people in Cheshire, the north-west and north Wales. You will develop and implement a growth strategy that financially sustains and develops the organisation, ensuring we are able to deliver value for money services to deaf and visually impaired people.

As the CEO you will work with the Chair and the Board of Trustees to ensure the charity is appropriately governed as per the requisites of the Charity Commission and Companies House as well as providing leadership to the Senior Management Team and the wider staff team.

The successful candidate will have significant proven leadership experience at senior management level, including strategic planning, business plans, financial management and human resources management. Knowledge of the issues facing deaf, hard of hearing, blind and visually impaired people would be advantageous.

If you would like to receive an Information Pack for this role with details on how to apply, please send an expression of interest and (optional but appreciated) a CV or professional profile in confidence to our consultant Aled Morris at

For an informal and confidential conversation about this position, please contact Aled at the above address with your contact details, and suitable times to chat.

Please note: responding to this advertisement will not in itself be considered an application. We will need a CV and a supporting statement addressing the full person specification in the information pack.

Closing date for applications: 9am, Monday 26th July 2021.

We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.


Harris Hill has been providing the Charity and Not-for-Profit sector with high quality recruitment solutions for over 27 years. In the past year we have worked on more than 3,000 charity vacancies (approximately 2,000 permanent and 1,000 temporary) and are continuing to grow, developing new teams to respond to the strong demand for specialist charity professionals.

Our teams focus on specific functions within charities including Fundraising, Marketing/PR/Digital, Data Management & Business Support, Finance, Human Resources, Temporary and Executive-level roles.

We are committed to delivering a level of excellence to both candidates and clients alike and have an unrivalled reputation for finding talented people their ideal charity jobs within the UK's leading national and international charities and non-profit organisations.

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