Do you have the skills and experience to lead an award-winning, values based community organisation?
If you are exceptional and inspirational CEO with a passion for improving the quality of life for Gypsy and Traveller people, then we would love to hear from you!
Location: West Yorkshire/Leeds/some remote work possible
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: GBP42,683 - GBP45,591
Benefits: Generous Annual Leave, 14 Bank Holidays Annually, Special Leave and Flexible Working Policies, Employee Assistance Scheme with Health Assured, Up to 5% match pension contributions, Free Parking, Bike Parking and 15-minute walk from city centre
Closing Date: 6th November 12pm
Interviews: Week commencing 16th November
The charity is a vibrant and brave grassroots organisation led by Gypsy and Traveller people in partnership with others in and across West Yorkshire Leeds Gypsy and Traveller Exchange. As CEO you will be an experienced, authentic, dynamic and knowledgeable individual. You will be required to lead delivery of the organisations mission, demonstrating its stated values, and ensuring that the organisation remains safe, legal and viable.
If you believe that everyone is equal and should be safe and included and you are you welcoming, respectful, open and honest??? we would love to hear from you!
Please note due to current circumstances you will be required to do some work from home, with desk space at the office on a booking basis and outreach appointments being risk assessed.
As CEO you will:
- Demonstrate significant technical skill and ability in third sector leadership, as well as knowledge of the experiences and issues faced by Gypsy and Traveller people in the UK context.
- Be able to inspire confidence and motivation in members, volunteers, staff team and partners, as well as providing reassurance during challenging times.
- Be a people person.
- Be an excellent multi-level and multi-platform communicator.
- Be able to demonstrate a clear understanding and commitment to asset-based approaches to community work.
- Have experience of mentoring and coaching staff teams.
We actively encourage and invite applications from suitably qualified Gypsy or Traveller people.
Work for the 2018 Winner of the GSK Impact Award that has an internal aim of excellence and sustainability to ensure all staff are cared for and valued. The charity is proud to be a Mindful Employer, Living Wage Employer and reflective organisation with an ongoing commitment to learning and development. With annual pay reviews, development, regular full staff training away days, team building day and a great benefits package, this truly is a great place to work and grow.
About the Organisation
The organisation runs a number of community facing and strategic projects to achieve aims including advocacy, community development and youth work. Recognised as being innovative, brave and creative, the overall aim is to improve quality of life for Gypsies and Travellers through addressing inequalities in homes, health, education, and employment, financial and social inclusion.
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