4SIGHT Chief Executive Vacancy

4SIGHTChief Executive – Full time with salary £42,500 – £50,000

Having led 4SIGHT for the last eight years, our CEO has indicated his intention to take retirement later this year. Also know as West Sussex Association for the Blind, the Charity is now seeking an able successor with a strong track record including not-for-profit or charity management, business development, income generation through team – leading as well as personal efforts, financial management skills and a demonstrable open leadership style.

Candidates with background knowledge of the NHS, as a practitioner or manager, with financial management, partnership working or programme management experience would equally be considered.

A practical and successful record of applications for funding and/or contracts incorporating service levels and outputs would also be an advantage, as these activities are central to the Chief Executive role.

Candidates should also be competent users of all modern office software packages, able to produce their own correspondence, written reports and funding approaches and be able to work flexibly across the county.

4SIGHT supports the needs of people with vision impairment in West Sussex through he delivery of a range of free and subsidised services in the home, localities, and within major hospitals, with a strong track record for quality, innovation, management and community support.

Candidates should be aware of the Charity’s performance metrics, and have a clear vision of how they would contribute towards 4SIGHT’s future.

Applications with CV and letter detailing how applicants meet the job description and person specification should be addressed in confidence to:-

Chair of Trustees, 4SIGHT, Bradbury Centre, Victoria Drive, Bognor Regis, West Sussex, PO21 2TE. Closing date for applications Friday 22nd May 2015.

Further details available via the website www.4sight.org.uk and application packs from ceo@4sight.org.uk or by calling Martin Pearson on 07545 501217.

4SIGHT is an award-winning charity first incorporated in 1921 and an equal opportunities employer working with blind and partially sighted people.

Charity no. 1075447

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