Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

East Anglia | Competitive

Closing date: 21/10/2019

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EACH is the largest provider of children’s hospice services in the East of England. It has developed an enviable reputation and profile, helped by a loyal band of volunteer supporters and dedicated staff team. High profile Patrons such as HRH The Duchess of Cambridge have also served to keep the spotlight on this amazing charity.

Due to retirement, EACH is now seeking an exceptional CEO to lead this ambitious multi-faceted charity through its next phase of growth and development.

The Role

EACH ​is seeking a strong and motivational leader who will own the strategy, set the direction and provide the guidance and support to deliver the organisational goals and priorities.

  • Responsible for 300+ people and a further 1,500 volunteers, inspiring and delivering a strong values driven culture, enabling the team to deliver the best possible quality service to the children and families they care for.
  • Develop a clear strategy for the ​charity over the next 5-10 years
  • Act as ambassador for the charity, connecting with many different stakeholders
  • Overall responsibility for the financial management and long term sustainability of the organisation.
The Person

We are looking for an exceptional person with the vision and commitment to lead the charity through its next phase of development and growth: skills and attributes sought include: 

  • A strong, visible leader with Board experience, who will unite the team and create an inclusive, engaged culture.
  • Board level experience gained within a complex, changing and growing organisation with responsibility for a large team.
  • A strong, credible communicator, able to foster effective relationships with many diverse and important stakeholders.
  • Sector experience is less important, but we are looking for a genuine interest and commitment to the ​charity’s purpose
  • Commercial awareness and sound financial management experience

Above all, the CEO needs to be a business leader – creating and maintaining a sustainable business model that will enable EACH to develop and thrive in the future.  

Closing date for applications is 21st October. To express your interest please contact David Culley - david.culley@pureexecutive.com or call 01223 666455.

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  • We are also supported by the 24/7 True Colours nurses and it’s so reassuring knowing we can call on them whenever we need support or advice Helen, William’s mum
  • Children like Lucy don’t get the opportunity to go to sleepovers or to their friends for tea, so the interaction she has at the hospice is priceless. Heather, Lucy’s mum
  • I really love going to the hospice. I’ve made friends there and get to do loads of fun stuff. Renee
  • I can’t imagine what it would have been like. Nobody should have to, every family should be offered the support we were, and are still getting Claire, Jacob’s mum
  • We arrived at the hospice feeling scared and alone. We had so many questions – they answered them all and more. Claire, Jacob’s mum
  • The play specialists are excellent and I also get inspiration from the activities they organise. Heather, Lucy’s mum
  • I didn’t realise hope was a gift until I became a mum. My little boy taught me many things and that was one of them Claire, Jacob’s mum
  • It’s been a great opportunity to meet other parents in a similar situation, something that doesn't really happen anywhere else. Helen, William’s mum
  • EACH has helped us keep Stanley’s memory alive. And allows us to look to the future Brad, Stanley's Dad
  • EACH helps us to create lovely memories and has played an important part in all of our lives, not just Lucy’s. Heather, Lucy’s mum
  • Renee loves going to The Treehouse, but it’s great that care staff are also able to visit us at home too. Stacy, Renee’s mum
  • When we first heard about the hospice we were apprehensive because we didn’t know what to expect. When we got there we realised it was a lovely place where Renee would be well looked after, and we would be able to have a much-needed break. Stacy, Renee’s mum
  • EACH helped us with coping mechanisms and special ways of remembering Stanley. Brad, Stanley's Dad
  • EACH supports families when they’re at their absolute lowest, helping them to come to terms with their child’s illness, losing them and beyond Brad, Stanley's Dad

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