Location of work: Units 1 and 2, 5 Crown Square, Poundbury, Dorchester, DT1 3EN (the charity supports flexible and hybrid working – but there will be a need for regular attendance at the head office building)
Age UK North, South & West Dorset is an independent charity based in Dorset that exists to enable and support older people to live independent, fulfilling lives. We have teams of highly professional and well-supported people providing great advice, services, and support. We also work in partnership with many other organisations to ensure the best possible response when someone is in need.
We are proud of how we treat our team members and the people we support.
The charity has an exciting opportunity for a new Chief Executive Officer to lead the organisation into a new period of growth, taking the charity to the next level.
The ideal candidate will have a passion for supporting older people to lead healthier and happier lives and will have:
Successfully managed change and grown organisations
Evidence of influencing and working with statutory partners as well as other not for profit organisations
Ability to effectively communicate with external bodies, influencers, as well as employees and volunteers
Experience of the voluntary sector would be desirable, but the core requirements are the person must have the leadership and management skills to manage a passionate team to deliver our vision.
Provide strategic and operational leadership for Age UK North, South and West Dorset; increase reach and influence; maintain financial stability and maintain a high reputation for service delivery and professionalism. Develop strategies and plans for approval of the Trustees and will be responsible to the Trustees for communication and delivery of the strategies.
The successful candidate will be joining an incredible team and be given the full support of colleagues, and the broader organisation.
The organisation supports flexible working arrangements, however, there will be an expectation that the Chief Executive provides regular and visible leadership at the head office building in Dorchester.
There will be occasions when the role holder will need to work outside core office hours.
For an informal about the role with Nigel Bundy, Chair of Trustees please contact the charity on 01305 269444.
All applicants will need to complete an application form found on our recruitment portal link below:
CVs will not be considered.
The charity will consider a negotiated relocation package for the right candidate.
We greatly look forward to receiving your application.
Advert closing date: 6th July 2022
Interviews will be held on Friday 15th July in Dorchester
Tagged as: Flexible Working