Chief Executive Officer

Competitive salary
Hft is one of the largest and longest-established charities in England and Wales supporting people with learning disabilities.  We are passionate about what we do and use our unique understanding of the challenges facing the people we support to speak up with them to bring about positive change.

We’re looking for an experienced and inspirational Chief Executive to provide clear and visible leadership during an exciting time when the organisation has embarked on a programme of significant financial and organisational transformation. 

You will be an established leader who brings experience gained within larger organisations that operate staff intensive services on a multi-site basis. Commercially and financially astute, you will have a proven track record of leading successful change with the credibility and skills to build confidence quickly and influence across a broad stakeholder map.  

Download the candidate brief to find out about the role.

To make an application, please click on the apply now button below, with the following prepared:

  • your CV (no more than three sides)
  • a supporting statement that sets out why you think this role is the right move for you and how you meet the Knowledge and Experience criteria.


Closing date
Friday 13th December 2019

First round interviews
w/c 6th January 2020

Agreement of the final shortlist
End of w/c 13th January 2020

References taken up for shortlisted candidates
Following shortlist

Interviews with Hft
End of w/c 20th and w/c 27th January 2020