Executive Director

Job role: Chief Executive/Director
Advice Area: Welfare Benefits
Organisation: St Pauls Advice Centre
Job type:Permanent
Working hours: Flexible
Location: South West (inc. Channel islands)
Salary: £43,570
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Closing date: 06-06-2022

Are you passionate about people’s rights? Do you want to be part of a team fighting poverty and injustice by providing free, community-based advice and support services? Are you a dynamic and inspirational leader with the skills and abilities to fulfil this broad and challenging role at the helm of our small community advice centre?

St Pauls Advice Centre are seeking an Executive Director. Passionate about the role of the voluntary sector in bringing about social change, you will be strategic, adaptable, motivated and equipped to support the charity’s development whilst also supporting our committed trustee board and staff team.

With the need for our services never greater, this is a challenging but exciting time to join our small, friendly and dynamic team. We are busy working towards achieving objectives set out in our five year strategic plan and are looking for someone who shares our values to help us achieve our ambitious goals.


We describe St Pauls Advice Centre as friendly, local and here to help – if that sounds like you too, we look forward to receiving your application

Role Outline:

The Executive Director is responsible for both the day-to-day running and strategic development of the organisation, working closely with the Board of Trustees and senior management team. Responsibilities include: governance, strategic and operational planning, service development, external partnership development, finance and fundraising oversight, contract management, human resources, quality compliance and other key functions. This is a diverse and challenging role, providing leadership for a small team and working energetically and appropriately with all stakeholders to achieve organisational plans.

We are proud of our accreditation as a Living Wage employer and offer flexible working and a generous benefits package:

Contract terms:
> Permanent contract

> Flexible contract hours: 28 to 35 hours per week (subject to negotiation)


We offer a generous benefits package:
> Salary: £43,570 (pro rata where relevant)

> Annual Leave: 30 days per year (pro rata where relevant)

> Extra 3 days annual leave between Christmas & New Year (office closure)

> Qualifying Workplace Pension Scheme: 5% employers contribution


To apply please visit: https://www.stpaulsadvice.org.uk/executive-director/

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