Vauxhall, Greater London
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

About us

Leonard Cheshire is going through a significant period of transformation, so this is a particularly exciting time to join our charity.

Leonard Cheshire currently supports more than 50,000 people across the UK and around the world to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability. With 5,000 staff and around 10,000 volunteers, we’re the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of services for people with disabilities and we do everything humanly possible to empower people to live their lives as freely and as fully as they choose.

About the role

You will lead on the management of all our insurance requirements, manage our internal audit programme – both its planning and delivery and ensure continuous improvement and assurance to our Board of Trustees.

You will own the Risk Management Framework and support the Executive Directors and their teams in maintaining the Corporate as well as their own Directorate Risk Registers.

You will line manage the Risk Administrator and, at times, volunteers and interns.

About you

You will be educated to degree level or equivalent and ideally be ACII or FCII qualified.

You will have a good working knowledge of risk management and insurance (ideally in an international as well as UK context), including all aspects of claims management (an emphasis on public and/or employee liability would be advantageous.

You will have previous experience of running a risk management framework including providing support to internal and external stakeholders and have experience of analysing and presenting specialist information to non-specialist colleagues.

We seek candidates with a genuine commitment to our values and ethos.


  • Substantial annual leave
  • A generous employer contribution to a company pension scheme with additional life cover
  • Access to a cash health plan at favourable rates
  • Flexible working and lot’s more.

Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community, and particularly encourages applications from disabled people.

Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable applicant has been appointed.

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Leonard Cheshire Disability

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Refreshed on: 29 February 2020
Closed date: 10 March 2020
Job ref: 05380
Tags: Operations, Governance