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Chief Executive Officer

Harris Hill
£60k per year
Closing date
15 Nov 2021

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A leading hospice - in Newark, Nottinghamshire is seeking a new Chief Executive. The hospice provides personalised care for people and their families when every moment matters. Their aim is to achieve outstanding hospice care, enabling local communities to live well and die well.

The charity's next Chief Executive Officer, working in partnership with the Board of Trustees, will be responsible for the overall success of the organisation. They will work in partnership with the Board of Trustees to determine and manage any operational action required. They will lead the leadership team who are responsible for implementing strategy and business plans, ensuring high standards of financial stewardship, regulatory compliance and service delivery.

Key details: Chief Executive Officer
Salary: 60,000
Location: Newark

Amongst other criteria, the successful candidate will have:
- Ability to demonstrate a profound understanding and empathy for, the vital care and support that the hospice offers to its patients, carers and families
- Track record of experience at CEO or Director level
- Track record of general fundraising and/or submitting funding applications.
- Experience of commissioning, with evidence of working with commissioners either NHS or Local Authorities.
- Inspirational leadership skills, with proven track record of leading senior teams to achieve significant targets within agreed timescales and budgets, including creating a positive working culture

We encourage applicants who are from underrepresented groups with protected characteristics, as we value having a diverse pool of applicants to find the best candidate.

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 Nick Shanks at

For an informal and confidential conversation about this position, please contact Nick at the above address with your number and suitable times to speak. You can also call on 0207 820 7334 but please be aware the line can be busy so a pre-arranged call is the best way to ensure availability.
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, Friday 12th November 2021.


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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