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Chief Executive

circa £63k
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Youth Access is the national membership organisation championing young people's right to access local, high quality, evidence-informed advice, counselling and support services. We work in partnership with members to promote free young person-centred services dealing with issues as diverse as sexual health, mental health, relationships, homelessness and benefits.

Job Title: Chief Executive

Location: London

Salary: circa £63k

This is a pivotal time for Youth Access as we come to the end of the current Strategic Plan 2018 - 2021, and look to build on recent successes, continuing to be the strongest advocate for our diverse membership who are delivering brilliant local initiatives for communities across the UK.

We are now looking for a Chief Executive who will provide inspirational vision and strategic leadership as we enter their next phase of growth and development. Working closely with the Chair and Board of Trustees you will have primary accountability for shaping and delivering the strategic and operational plans, building organisational capability and facilitating the effective delivery of the agreed mission, strategic aims and goals.

We are looking for an outstanding individual with a successful leadership track record, who is passionate about creating positive and sustainable outcomes for young people. Demonstrating high levels of personal credibility, you will act as ambassador for the organisation, cultivate positive relationships across a diverse range of stakeholders.

It is a very exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, collaborative and committed individual to play a pivotal leadership role in achieving long lasting, positive social impact.

Youth Access recognises the value of diversity and is committed to providing equal opportunities for all. Applications are welcomed from all sections of the community.

To Apply

To apply for this position, please fill in the Equal Opportunities information, on our website, upload your CV and include a supporting document answering the three questions highlighted in the appointment brief.

Deadline for applications: 26 August 2020

Interviews with Prospectus: 7- 17 September

Interviews with Youth Access: 28 September

These dates may be subject to change and applicants will be advised in advance should this happen.

If after reviewing the Appointment Brief you feel you meet the criteria and you would like to have an informal discussion about this role, please email Alex Williams as our retained advisor with a copy of your CV or call 020 7691 1920.


Download the appointment briefing and any other additional information below.

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