Job Opportunity: Chief Executive Officer at Age Concern Crediton & District (application deadline: Friday 9 April 2021)

Job Opportunity. Age Concern Crediton and District is currently seeking to recruit a part-time, permanent Chief Executive Officer. Many thanks to Brian Fyfe, a trustee for the charity, for asking us to feature details of this opportunity. Please forward details to anyone in your contact networks who may be interested in finding out more or applying.

The advertisement reads:

Chief Executive Officer at Age Concern Crediton and District

o Salary: £28,000 per annum.
o Status: part-time (28 hours per week), permanent. 
o Experience: a minimum of 5 year’s experience in senior care is required.
o Location: Crediton, Devon.
o Application deadline: Friday 9 April 2021.
o Anticipated start date: Monday 19 April 2021.

Age Concern Crediton and District is seeking a Chief Executive Officer to manage, support, monitor and develop the work of all Age Concern Crediton activities.

The Chief Executive Officer is responsible for@

o Directing and deploying the organisation’s salaried staff, volunteers, and drivers in accordance with good personnel practice.
o Managing the Day Centre, including overseeing the work of the supervisors, assessing the needs and suitability of prospective clients, and keeping relevant records.
o Management of the Age Concern shop premises and overseeing the work of the Shop Manager.
o Overseeing the work of the Home Support and Wellbeing Coordinator.
o Ensuring good financial management of the charity and overseeing the work of the Accounts Clerk.
o Negotiating funding with statutory organizations and making grant applications.
o Managing and developing good working relationships with Social Services and instigating new Social Services contracts, as necessary.
o Maintaining an efficient office base, having up to date IT skills, whilst preserving confidentiality for staff, volunteers and clients.
o Managing and developing good working relationships with public authorities, ‘Involve’, voluntary and other key agencies, and representing Age Concern at meetings and keeping the charity’s profile high.
o Dealing with enquiries, giving advice and signposting.
o Ensuring information leaflets and the website are up to date.
o Liaising with organizers and arrange other relevant activities that come under the umbrella of Age Concern, including the Art Group, the Exercise Class at the Lords Meadow Leisure Centre, the Memory Cafe and the Footcare appointments.
o Managing the appointments of new staff and volunteers.
o Managing the ACC minibus and drivers.
o Ensuring all insurances including buildings, contents and bus insurance are up to date.
o Arranging the Annual General Meeting.
o Ensuring DWP benefits are claimed as appropriate, and
o Carrying out other duties as may be required, consistent with the duties and responsibilities of the post.

Further information about this post and how to apply is available on the Indeed website.”

For more details about Age Concern Crediton and District, please visit its website. Further background information is available on the Charity Commission website.