Group Chief Executive Officer | Learning Disabilities | Charity

Compass Executives are exclusively partnering a leading Charitable Social Care provider in their search for a new Group Chief Executive Officer.

Our Client

Our client supports people who have learning disabilities, dementia, or acquired brain injury alongside behaviour that challenges or complex needs. Across more than 80 locations, employing 2000 staff, they provide support in community-based settings, including supported living, outreach and residential care.

With 95% of services CQC rated ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ (including 3 services rated ‘Outstanding’ across all 5 KLOEs) they are seeking an exceptional Chief Executive Officer to build on the organisation’s success to date.


As Chief Executive Officer you will be responsible for developing the strategies that continue to take the company forward, improving the lives of the people supported, as well as their much-valued staff. You will be responsible for preparing the annual revenue budget in order to ensure the viability and sustainability of the company.

Working alongside the Board of Trustees and the senior management team requires great interpersonal and leadership skills. As such, you will be able to lead in an inspiring way, while ensuring the Group’s KPI’s are consistently met. It will also be your responsibility to define these KPI’s, based on the objectives of the Group.

Striving for continuous improvement, you will be responsible for ensuring that the Group’s performance is constantly improving.  To ensure this you will manage research and development in an innovative manner and use your knowledge of the social care market to understand emerging trends.

Key Relationships

As Chief Executive Officer you shall work closely with the senior management team as well as the Board of Trustees and Chair. As such you must possess honed leadership and interpersonal skills.

Principal Areas of Responsibility

About You

Our client has a genuine passion to improve the lives of those they support. Alignment with these values is imperative. You must share their desire to help others. You will have highly developed interpersonal skills which will enable you to build meaningful relationships, work as part of a team and lead in an impactful way. You must also be committed to your own personal and professional development.

How to Apply

To express interest, please email your CV and Supporting Statement to Ben Westcott at Compass Executives on

A comprehensive information pack will be shared with candidates. This will provide a robust insight into the business, values, strategy and role requirements.

Closing date for applications: Friday 4th January 2019.

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