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Chief Executive Officer

15th August 2017

Helen’s Trust is a well regarded charity which, for 15 years, has been committed to maintaining the highest levels of care and quality services to people across North Derbyshire with any terminal illness, who wish to be cared for and to remain at home at the end of their illness.

We are recruiting a CEO to lead our small but dynamic charity through its next important stage of development. We need to deliver our valuable services in an ever challenging environment and increase our profile while ensuring long term financial sustainability through consolidating and developing our fundraising activities.

The advertised role requires the successful candidate to lead and manage a charity with a small, skilled and passionate team of staff and volunteers. As CEO you will be responsible for delivering the charity’s business plan and ensuring that Helen’s Trust has the funding and profile to be successful in the present environment and into the future.

To do that you will review and update the fundraising and communications strategies, in line with the wider charity strategy. We expect you to work closely with the Board of Trustees to ensure the effective financial, legal and moral governance of Helen’s Trust. You will need to oversee operations and activities and encourage and inspire our committed team, delivering the strategic aims of Helen’s Trust in a creative and inspiring way that will engage and enthuse others.

To apply for this role please send an up to date CV and Supporting Document which demonstrates you possess the experience, knowledge and skills required to carry out the role, as specified in the Job Description and Person Specification.

Please email administrator@helenstrust.org.uk or post for the attention of Dr Louise Jordan, Chair of Trustees, Helen’s Trust, Unit 2 Granby Road, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1ES.

For an informal discussion about the role please call any of the team on 01629 812759.

The closing date for applications will be 14th September

Interviews will be held at the office on Saturday September 30th

Job Description and Person Specification

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