Chief Executive

Hybrid working. The role is based in Stanmore.
£120,000 - £130,000 per annum depending upon experience

Norwood provides a lifeline to children and families facing challenges throughout their lives. We also provide lifelong support for people of any age with learning disabilities or autism. We believe that every child, whatever their ability or circumstance, deserves the best start in life and we also believe that people with learning challenges have an equal right to enjoy independent, meaningful and inclusive adult lives. Norwood transforms lives to to enable thousands of people from diverse and mixed backgrounds to grow, learn and reach their full potential.

The Role

This is a pivotal time for us as we look to reshape our strategy, transform our services and grow our impact.  We are ambitious for the people we support and are looking for a future focused, strategic leader who will inspire all those who work and volunteer with us as well as everyone who uses our services. You will be an outcomes focused leader who can both design and execute meaningful strategy to deliver high quality services in an innovative, commercially viable and sustainable way. 

Although you need not have been a chief executive before, you will be a proven strategic leader of both services and people, in a complex organisation. You will join a strong and dedicated leadership team committed to delivering excellence across the organisation. The ability to work collaboratively both internally and externally is crucial, and you will drive change and improvement, building and developing effective relationships with all our staff and stakeholders.Excellent leadership, communication and team-building skills are a must and, of course, you will also be someone who cares deeply about the wellbeing of the people we serve.

Our work is vital in supporting thousands of people and their families to achieve more than they ever thought possible. 

This role offers you the opportunity to do the same. If this excites you, we look forward to hearing from you. 


Download the candidate brief to find out about the role.