Chief Executive Officer

Hours: to be negotiated up to 37 hours per week.

Salary: circa £45,000 pro rata

Contract: Permanent

Location: Derbyshire Mind has bases in Derby and Chesterfield. The post holder will initially be based in Derby. They will be required to travel within and outside of the county as required. 

Holidays: 25 days per annum plus statutory Bank Holidays.

Pension: Available with Nest or Employers Pension Scheme (5% Employer/ Employee contribution) 

Derbyshire Mind is seeking a new Chief Executive who will be responsible for the leadership, strategic development, management and overall financial position of the charity.

The Chief Executive will represent Derbyshire Mind, promoting its vision and mission and working with key stakeholders, partners and the community at large.  Celebrating our 50th anniversary in 2017, we are proud to have been committed to working for improvements in local mental health services, challenging stigma and increasing public understanding of mental health issues during this time.

 Derbyshire Mind has a proven track record of delivering high quality services. We are now the major provider of Independent Specialist and Community Advocacy Services in the County and are committed to developing innovative and responsive services which further promote mental health awareness and well-being. We have a skilled and dedicated staff team, enthusiastic fundraisers and a diverse Board of Trustees, committed to taking such initiatives forward.


Applications are invited from those with significant experience and a proven record of working at a senior manager level and who have a sharp awareness of the challenges within the sector. 


We are seeking a candidate with commitment, vision, creativity and energy who can ensure that the organisation is well placed strategically for the future.


If you have the hands-on innovative leadership that inspires others to deliver high quality and person-centred services, then we look forward to hearing from you.

CLOSING DATE :    1st July 2018 at 5pm



Application forms and relevant documents


This post is subject to a criminal records check with the disclosure and barring service. Derbyshire Mind aims to be an Equal Opportunities Employer