Chief Officer Vacancy

Job Title: 
Chief Officer Vacancy
Contract Type: 
£34,728 - £38,890 (NJC scale pts. 31-35) Start point dependent on experience
Recruitment Type: 
Monday, 29 November, 2021 - 10:00

Job Overview

  • You will have strategic responsibility for the operation and future development of the Charity in a rapidly changing world; reporting directly to, and receiving direction from the Board of Trustees.
  • The post requires extensive experience and skills to ensure that current and future delivery is on a sustainable and viable basis. It offers significant opportunities for innovation, development and growth of programmes.
  • With support from other staff, the post carries senior responsibility for both finances and human resources including our team of volunteers.
  • Due to the nature of our Health and Wellbeing focussed delivery, the post holder will be expected to manage and strengthen our relationships with public sector bodies, commissioners (especially the NHS) as well as VCSE Partners and the wider sector, with a main focus on the wellbeing of centre users and the wider community.
  •  Overall responsibility for ensuring the safe and effective running of the building and maintaining our relationship NHS Property Services.
  • You will have overall responsibility for maintaining, developing and updating LCA policies including Equal Opportunities, Health and Safety, Safeguarding, Financial Controls and other policies.
  • You will have responsibility for maintaining the positive, friendly but professional ethos built up over the years, as well as maintaining the high reputation of the centre among local people.
  • To be successful in this role, you will need to have an open and collaborative management style, whilst at the same time having the understanding and ability to deal with sometimes challenging situations.
  • You will celebrate the diversity of the local area and actively address discrimination in all its forms, making sure that the Cornerstone is welcoming and accessible to all local residents.

Grade: £34,728 - £38,890 (NJC scale pts. 31-35) Start point dependent on experience

Hours: 37p.w. (permanent)

25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays, 7% pension contribution (plus 1% employee contribution), mileage rate, cycle to work scheme.

This post is subject to a 6 month Probationary Period

Responsible to: LCA Board

Main Contact: Chair of Board

Location: Langworthy Cornerstone Centre (with some home working as appropriate)

Application Pack

CVs not accepted

Closing Date: Monday November 29th, 10am

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