London, Greater London
circa £63k
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Youth Access is the national membership organisation championing young people's right to access local, high quality, evidence-informed advice, counselling and support services. We work in partnership with members to promote free young person-centred services dealing with issues as diverse as sexual health, mental health, relationships, homelessness and benefits.

Job Title: Chief Executive

Location: London

Salary: circa £63k


This is a pivotal time for Youth Access as we come to the end of the current Strategic Plan 2018 - 2021, and look to build on recent successes, continuing to be the strongest advocate for our diverse membership who are delivering brilliant local initiatives for communities across the UK.

We are now looking for a Chief Executive who will provide inspirational vision and strategic leadership as we enter their next phase of growth and development. Working closely with the Chair and Board of Trustees you will have primary accountability for shaping and delivering the strategic and operational plans, building organisational capability and facilitating the effective delivery of the agreed mission, strategic aims and goals.

We are looking for an outstanding individual with a successful leadership track record, who is passionate about creating positive and sustainable outcomes for young people. Demonstrating high levels of personal credibility, you will act as ambassador for the organisation, cultivate positive relationships across a diverse range of stakeholders.

It is a very exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, collaborative and committed individual to play a pivotal leadership role in achieving long lasting, positive social impact.


Youth Access recognises the value of diversity and is committed to providing equal opportunities for all. Applications are welcomed from all sections of the community.


To Apply

To learn more about this unique opportunity, and to find out how to apply, please read the full appointment brief, on the Prospectus website, which can be reached by clicking on the “Apply on Website” Button.

Deadline for applications: 26 August 2020

Interviews with Prospectus: 7- 17 September

Interviews with Youth Access: 28 September


These dates may be subject to change and applicants will be advised in advance should this happen.


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Posted on: 27 July 2020
Closed date: 26 August 2020
Job ref: HQ00177503
Tags: Senior Management