Learning Disability Wales is looking for a new Chief Executive Officer

Are you passionate about creating a Wales that values and includes people with a learning disability?

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Learning Disability Wales is seeking to appoint a dynamic, highly skilled and experienced Chief Executive Officer.

Salary: Learning Disability Wales Salary Scale, Grade 9, £50,781 - £56,000, 37hrs per week, plus 7.5% pension contribution.

You will have the vision to lead and represent the organisation, create sustainable funding streams and maintain and develop relationships with partners and stakeholders.

It is a significant time for people with learning disability in Wales. There is a rising demand for services and support, new major legislation and continuing financial pressure on public authorities.

Learning Disability Wales' role is more important than ever and the Chief Executive Officer post is key to us achieving our purpose by amongst other things:

  • providing strong strategic and supportive leadership
  • working closely with the trustees and supporting and enabling the staff team
  • leading Learning Disability Wales's representation and networking with Welsh Government and other key agencies
  • seeking new funding opportunities, ensuring growth and maintaining financial viability.

We hope you are interested in joining our small, strong and mutually supportive staff team who are committed to making a difference.

We look forward to receiving your application.

How to apply

Please download the application pack below.

Please email your completed application to: enquiries@ldw.org.uk. Please label the subject of your email as 'CEO recruitment'.

This is our preferred method of applying. If you prefer to post your application, then please send to:

CEO recruitment
Human Resources & Governance Manager
Learning Disability Wales
41 Lambourne Crescent
CF14 5GG

Application pack

Please download and complete all the following forms:

Overview of CEO role and Learning Disability Wales (PDF)

CEO Job Description (PDF)

CEO Person Specification (PDF)

CEO Job Application Form & Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (Word)

Closing date for completed applications

Thursday 8 February 2018.

Interview date

Friday 2 March 2018 in Cardiff.

If you would like to discuss the position in more detail please make contact via email to Phil Madden, Chair, Learning Disability Wales: chair@ldw.org.uk.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer.

We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.

About Learning Disability Wales

Learning Disability Wales was created in 1983. We are a national charity, recognised as the combined voice of learning disability in Wales, bringing together people with a learning disability themselves, family carers and third sector providers.

We work in partnership with a wide range of public authorities, agencies and other non-governmental organisations.

We want all people with a learning disability to live as independently as possible in a place that they choose, to have control over their lives and be contributing citizens.

Our mission is to:

'Create a Wales that values and includes every child, young person and adult with a learning disability'.

To find out more about our work please visit the Who We Are section of our website.