Carers Northumberland



Salary: £36,153 - £40,858

Hours: Full-Time (37 hours per week)

Based at: Central Office, 107-109 Station Road, Ashington, NE63 8RS

Closing date for applications: 5.00pm. July 27th 2018

Interviews are expected to be held on August 14th or August 15th 2018


Carers Northumberland is seeking a Chief Executive to lead the organisation.   The postholder will be creative and proactive in leading the continuous development of the charity and in delivering the Board’s vision through achievement of the Strategic Plan. Reporting to and supporting the Trustee Board you will facilitate good and effective professional working relationships with staff, trustees and stakeholders. As a leader, you will be able to develop the team to deliver innovative, effective services for carers in Northumberland.

You will be able to demonstrate a sound management background in the voluntary sector, understanding of the health and social care sector, and have the ability to develop effective external relationships, together with a knowledge of and commitment to carer issues, good interpersonal skills, a strong commitment to inclusive team-working and the ability to adopt a flexible, innovative approach to both the work and to colleagues. You must be able to fulfil the travel requirements of the post.

To request an application pack please telephone 01670 320018 for hard copy, or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The application pack can be made available in other formats upon request. For an informal chat, contact Sharon Spurling 01670 320021.

Please note that if you have not been contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date, you have not been shortlisted for interview.

Reg. Charity no: 1122972