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Top job! Chief Executive

  • Full time or Part time
  • £52,514
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 20th May 2019


  • Advertised from 26th April 2019
  • 5 or 4 days a week [pro rata]

Role

We are a social enterprise company providing assistance and support for people with learning disabilities, older people and young people. Based in Castlemilk in Glasgow, we work alongside people who use our support, to help them have the kind of life they want. For our ground breaking work in valuing people with learning disabilities as active citizens, we were proud winners of the Social Enterprise of the Year Award for 2013.

We offer a range of activities and support options for people who may wish to use their individual budget to buy what they need from Fair Deal. At Fair Deal we are committed to personalised and individual support arrangements that create opportunities for people to build friendships and relationships where they want to.

The current post holder will retire in September and so we are looking for an innovative, effective and practical new CEO to lead us strategically and operationally in accordance with our values and policies to secure the continued long-term sustainability of the organisation.

The successful candidate will possess substantial managerial experience with significant staff responsibilities and a proven track record of leading and implementing large organisational change successfully. You will possess proven strategic leadership skills, ability to create, communicate and deliver a clear vision, organisational culture and develop new business opportunities. Together with:

Ability to engage at all levels in the organisation, inspiring high levels of motivation, performance and commitment.

A clear, confident decision maker, creative and innovative in tackling challenges, appraising performance and finding solutions

.Excellent knowledge of relevant issues, policy, statutory and regulatory frameworks and wider thinking on social policy

.Outstanding negotiating, influencing and persuading powers and ability to work effectively in partnership with external bodies to achieve corporate aims

Application notes

We offer excellent terms and conditions of employment, including a NEST pension scheme to the successful candidate. If you are committed to the sector, passionate about our people and service delivery, please obtain an application pack from our recruitment advisers EVH at evh.org.uk, E: fairdeal@evh.org.uk or Tel:0141 352 7445

Closing date is Noon on Monday 20 May 2019

Interviews will be held on Thursday 6 June 2019.

If necessary, a second interview, will be conducted on Friday 7 June 2019

PVG membership will be required to be undertaken by the successful candidate.

Fair Deal is a Scottish Charity SC No SCO 15513

Fair Deal endeavours to be an Equal Opportunities Employer