Interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

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  • Sector:

    Directors & CEOs

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  • Salary:

    circa £85,000 per annum (PAYE)

  • Contact :

    Jenny Hills

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7321

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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The Meath Epilepsy Charity is looking for an Interim CEO to lead the organisation through a challenging time for the sector, over a fixed term 2-year contract, you would put the charity on a sustainable financial footing by finding efficiencies and ensuring we have the right structure in place.

The Meath is an established charity based at a beautiful, leafy site in Godalming, Surrey, that provides  specialist residential care and home support services for people with complex epilepsy and related disabilities. We provide a warm and caring home and environment, employ a specialist nurse at the forefront of epilepsy care, as well as a range of staff to provide excellent care to our residents. We run a huge range of activities and training for residents, from horticulture to theatre to furniture restoration.

We do this because we do not define people by their disabilities – we treat everyone as an individual.

The social care sector is facing significant challenges at the moment, perhaps most pressingly for The Meath being the rising costs of providing our services. Our Interim CEO will see us through this period, ensuring the sustainability of the organisation long into the future.

Key details:

Role: Interim CEO – The Meath Epilepsy Charity

Salary: circa £85,000 PAYE

Contract: 2-year fixed term contract

Hours: Full-time

Location: Godalming, Surrey

Amongst other criteria, the successful candidate will have:

  • Proven track record in successfully managing a similar sized operation
  • Demonstrable experience of strategic and business planning and implementation in the charity / not for profit, public or private sector
  • Knowledge, experience and understanding of the private, public or charitable care sectors
  • Strong financial management experience, including delivery of effective cost control measures.
  • Experience in successfully leading organisations and teams through significant change
  • Experience of fostering positive, inclusive and welcoming organisational cultures
  • Previous experience of inspiring, managing and leading significant numbers of staff and resources

For an information pack with full details of how to apply, or to arrange an informal and confidential conversation about this position, please contact Jenny Hills at Harris Hill, at executive@harrishill.co.uk

Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 6th June 2022.

Harris Hill Charities Recruitment Specialists operates an equal opportunity policy and commits to treating all of our candidates and jobseekers fairly. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.