Chief Executive

Salary
c. £65,000
Posted
27 Jan 2011
Closes
09 Feb 2011
Contact
Human Resources Manager Helen Agent
Job Type
Permanent

Haven House Children’s Hospice is a special place for special children. We care for children and young people between the ages of 0 to 19 who have life-limiting conditions and who are unlikely to reach adulthood.

We help families by providing a range of services that include day, short break and end of life care, together with therapeutic play in the community. Our services are focused on children and their families in Central and North East London and West Essex.

Our Chief Executive is retiring and the Board is looking to recruit a new Chief Executive to lead the team and take the work forward.

You will need to have:

A degree or equivalent professional qualification with a minimum of five years in a senior role in general management.

A proven track record of implementing and sustaining development.

The ability to develop a strategic business plan and budgets and to manage programmes to meet targets within time and budget.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

An understanding of and commitment to the work of palliative care for sick children and their families in a respite care situation.

For an application pack or further information please contact Helene Agent.

The closing date for the submission of completed applications is 9th February.

The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Criminal Records Bureau.

Haven House Children’s Hospice strives to be an Equal Opportunities Employer.