Chief Executive Officer

Coping with Cancer North East
£28,125 - £31,875 pro rata
Contract Type: 
Part time
Closing date: 
Friday, 31 May, 2019 - 17:00
Tyne and Wear

Salary: £28,125 - £31,875 pro-rata (based on 37.5hr week)

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: Part time [20 hours per week, to be on a flexible basis as required by the role]

Closing date: 31st May 2019

Location: Tyne and Wear with travel across the region as required

Coping with Cancer North East was founded in 1982 as a support group for those coping with cancer in the North East.  We have since grown to become one of the leading cancer charities in the region.

We support anyone who has been touched by cancer when it is most needed; at diagnosis, during treatment and in end of life situations.

We offer a variety of services at different venues in the North East. The services are run by volunteers and are all free of charge to the users. Our services include:

  • Acupuncture
  • Complementary Therapy
  • Counselling

We are seeking a forward thinking and innovative Chief Executive Officer to help Coping with Cancer North East deliver the strongest possible impact to anyone who has been touched by cancer in the North East.

The Chief Executive Officer will lead the organisation, providing strategic leadership, vision and direction to enable us to fulfil our vision, mission and strategic goals.

The key challenges facing the new post holder will be:

  • Maintaining sustainability in an uncertain funding environment;
  • Review of all current contractual relationships and running expenses;
  • Develop the social media presence and build brand awareness of Coping with Cancer North East

The benefits

Pension Scheme

Holiday: 22 days pro rata (plus public holidays)

Application process:

Coping with Cancer North East is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

For an application pack please contact our office administrator, Pauline Johnson, via email or telephone (0191) 280 5610

Please complete the application form and return  marked “Private and Confidential” to our acting CEO, Mrs Win Bagnall.  Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

The closing date for completed application forms is 31st May 2019. 

Interviews will be held during June 2019

If you have a question or need clarification about either the scope and content of the role, please contact Mrs. Win Bagnall, our acting CEO.