Wiltshire
£50,000 - £55,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Job Title: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Salary:  £50K-£55K

Hours of work: Full-time/Permanent

Location:  Wiltshire (Devizes/Salisbury)

We are working in partnership with Age UK Wiltshire, an independent, local charity which has been providing support and services to older people living in Wiltshire and Swindon, for over 70 years. The charity promotes the wellbeing of all older people and works to help them experience and enjoy fulfilling later lives. Age UK Wiltshire does this by inspiring, supporting and enabling older people, helping them stay safe, make informed choices and be independent yet connected with their local communities.

The Board of Age UK Wiltshire is now seeking to appoint an entrepreneurial and visionary CEO to provide operational and clear strategic leadership for the future.  Working closely with the Board and Senior Leadership Team, you will ensure that Age UK Wiltshire promotes the welfare of older people through the provision of direct services, social advocacy, campaigning, and partnerships with other agencies. You will be responsible for informing and advising the Board on the development and implementation of the organisation’s policies, strategies, and services, and will ensure the effective and proper management of the organisation’s resources, and compliance with legal requirements and good practice in all aspects of its work.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • At least two years’ experience of running a social purpose organisation or function, or working at a senior level in an organisation with a turnover of at least £1m
  • Proven track record of financial management, control, and reporting
  • Experience or knowledge and understanding of strategic health and social care management with strong outcomes and performance focus
  • Proven experience of leading, inspiring, and motivating a workforce to meet organisational objectives
  • Experience of preparation of applications or tenders and an understanding of procurement procedures
  • Strong track record of developing and translating strategy into measurable business development initiatives and plans
  • Experience of identifying new opportunities and developing new services.

The new CEO will have excellent communication, planning and organisational skills and the ability to influence and engage with a wide range of stakeholders. You will be a team player, with drive, integrity and enthusiasm and have a good understanding of the interests and needs of older people, working with and for them with genuine passion and empathy.

To apply for this role, please e-mail your CV and Supporting Statement to Jenny Warner, Managing Director, Charisma Charity Recruitment, quoting our reference JO2812.

Closing date for applications: 10 March

Interview dates:  end Marc

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Refreshed on: 12 March 2021
Closed date: 17 March 2021
Job ref: JO2812
Tags: Senior Management