Chief Executive Officer

  • Job Reference: 00000166-1
  • Date posted: 3 April 2019
  • Recruiter: Norfolk Community Law Service
  • Location: Norwich, Norfolk
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Other
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Work hours: Full Time

Job description

Norfolk Community Law Service (NCLS) is looking to recruit a full time Chief Executive Officer on the retirement of the present postholder in September 2019.

A registered charity, NCLS is committed to improving access to social justice. We provide free legal advice, specialist advice and representation across a range of services, including debt, welfare benefits, family court matters, employment, domestic abuse and immigration.

NCLS recently celebrated its 35th anniversary having grown from a small organisation to one which now has 19 members of staff and 130 volunteers, supporting just under 3,000 clients per annum and playing a lead role in the advice sector. Our services operate across Norfolk and we are nationally recognised for the effectiveness of our working partnerships and innovative practice.

We welcome applicants who 

  • have proven strategic and management skills
  • have experience of playing a key role in fundraising, commissioning and financial management
  • have extensive experience of the voluntary and/or statutory sectors, ideally relating to the provision of advice services
  • have excellent skills in networking and building effective working partnerships

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate effective communication and people skills and have a passionate commitment to our aims and objectives.

Deadline for receipt of applications: Tuesday, 23rd April, 2019

Interviews: Tuesday 7th May p.m. and Wednesday 8th May 2019

If you would like to discuss the post further then please contact the current CEO, Ros Brown, on 01603 496623.