Chief Executive Officer required
Exciting opportunity to lead and develop a well-established Cambridgeshire children’s charity
Full time with some flexibility
Salary £43,000 – £47,000 plus contributory pension scheme
Home-Start Cambridgeshire has supported families in Cambridgeshire for nearly 30 years. Our aim is to give every child the best possible start in life. Our trained volunteers make weekly visits to families with young children who are going through difficult times, giving emotional and practical support.
This is an exciting time for our team; we have successfully transitioned from a single source of funding to multiple streams of funding, we have adapted our organisation to better align it to our funding models and in recent months have moved to our new headquarters in Papworth Everard, Cambridgeshire. Our next step is to increase our revenue and expand our reach to more families.
The CEO will be crucial to leading our organisation through this next stage of development. We are looking for an experienced manager with proven leadership skills and who is passionate about working in the family / children sector.
work closely with our supportive Board of Trustees to develop and drive our strategic plan
- manage and grow staff and volunteers in a changing environment
- be a confident communicator and relationship builder with current and potential funders, commissioners and other strategically important partners
The successful candidate will be supported by an enthusiastic team of staff and volunteers. We are interested in applicants with a wide range of management experience. The ideal candidate for this new post will have a demonstrable track record in growing a not-for-profit organisation.
You will report to the Chair of the Board of Trustees. The post is based in Papworth Everard.
This is a new position and a fantastic opportunity to be part of an experienced team and to make a lasting difference to families in need. We would love to hear from you if you think you would be suited for this rewarding post. See our website for more information on Home-Start Cambridgeshire: www.homestartcambridgeshire.co.uk
For an application pack, please contact our office on 01480 700242 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: Wednesday 16th May 2018 12 noon
Interview date: Tuesday 5th June 2018
Second interviews may be held on Tuesday 12th June 2018
Home-Start Cambridgeshire is committed to equality of opportunity and diversity