Chief Executive

37 hours per week to include evening and occasional weekends
Salary NJC Scale Point 40 £42,683, Plus 6% pension supplement

Warwickshire Young Carers is a company limited by guarantee and a registered charity working with over 2000 Young Carers between the ages of 6 -25, helping to improve their lives by offering free and confidential support. We strive to raise awareness and encourage wider recognition of their contribution to society. At the same time, we provide young carers with a range of services, support and information to assist them in their caring roles and enable them to fulfil their own needs as individuals.

Warwickshire Young Carers is looking for a Chief Executive who will lead the development and ensure sustainability of our county wide service over the next decade.

As Chief Executive you will represent the service to stakeholders and funders and be an influence on and have regard to, local and national social and health policy relating to Young Carers and support through the voluntary sector.   

You will have experience of managing staff and volunteers, significant fundraising achievement, experience of submitting tenders and be able to diversify and identify other funding opportunities to maximise our impact and grow services that best support Young Carers. The Chief Executive will need to possess excellent skills in financial management and resource planning. budgetary control and reporting. The incoming Chief Executive will have experience of working with a Board of Trustees, be flexible and adaptable to change, strong and resilient and able to develop relationships with a breadth of stakeholders.

Please note: To be considered for this position you are required to complete the application form and outline clearly how you meet the job description and person specification. CV’s will not be accepted. Please email applications to

Due to the high numbers of applicants and limited resources regrettably we can only contact shortlisted candidates.  

Closing Date: Friday 10 May 2019

Presentation to Board of Trustees, Staff, Young Carers on Tuesday 21 May 2019   

Panel Interviews at Warwickshire Young Carers on Friday 24 May 2019

Warwickshire Young Carers is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Please note this position is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.  

If you have reviewed the recruitment information pack on our website and would like a confidential discussion about the role please contact: Deb Bignell