Chief Executive Officer

Lancashire Womens Centres
55000.00 - 60000.00 GBP Annual + + benefits
12 Jul 2017
18 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Organisation - Lancashire Women's Centres believe that every woman counts.

Our Vision - Women and their families in the communities we serve are able to achieve their potential to develop their skills and assets and live safe, healthy and prosperous lives.

Our Mission - Providing high quality integrated Health and Social Care in Cumbria and Lancashire to women and their families.

Following seven successful years leading Lancashire Women's Centres - and which has seen a period of sustained growth, reach and increasing national voice - our highly respected CEO Sarah Swindley is leaving to take up a new directorship in the Lake District.

She leaves behind an award winning, innovative and growing organisation - with a clear vision for the years ahead. We are now looking for an exceptional candidate to take our amazing organisation on the next stage of its journey. We need a well-established and resilient leader, who shares our values and can deliver the vision of our active and informed board of trustees. We have big plans and there will be challenges along the way. Do you have the energy, knowledge and creativity to meet those challenges?

Role Purpose

The Chief Executive Officer of Lancashire Women's Centres will lead on the continued development of the organisation locally and nationally. They will ensure effective, evidence based and high quality service delivery across the organisation. They will be responsible for raising the profile, promoting the reputation and working with strategic partners to ensure the organisation is known as a centre for excellence in the delivery of services in the fields of mental health, social care and criminal justice.

They will understand the role of gender in service delivery and look to shape the service in line with this core principle. With the Board of Trustees, they will assume a lead role in developing and implementing the organisation's plans, ensuring the vision, values and the positive outcomes are delivered for women, communities and families. The CEO is responsible for the direct line management of the senior management team and has a key relationship with the operational management team.

Details on our organisation, the job description and person specification can be found in the recruitment pack. (Link on this page)

Application is by CV and supporting statement of no more than three sides of A4 which outlines how you meet the person specification.

Applications to be submitted by email via the button below.

Candidates are encouraged to contact Sarah Swindley, CEO for an informal discussion about the role prior to application via email.

Further details about our work and impact can be found on our website.