National Leader (Chief Executive)
Base : UK based
Hours: full time
L’Arche is a worldwide movement where people with and without learning disabilities share life together and contribute to a more human society. In the UK, L’Arche is a registered charity, overseeing 10 communities and 2 projects – vibrant places of welcome, belonging and celebration – enabling people with learning disabilities through opportunities and support needed to lead fulfilling and empowered lives.
We are looking for an inspirational and highly capable National Leader; to pursue strategic goals, offer spiritual leadership, ensure sustainability across our communities, raising our public profile, inspiring philanthropy and strengthening our ongoing development.
The National Leader working closely with the National Board and national team, will deliver a strategic plan, ensure financial sustainability, oversee compliance to regulations ensuring sustainable high quality services. The National Leader is also a member of the International Leadership Team, ensuring unity and solidarity of the International Federation.
The successful candidate’s own values will be consistent with those of L’Arche. S/he will have commitment to the vision and mission of L’Arche, be an excellent communicator both internally and externally, have demonstrable leadership qualities and experience, including in a complex organisation. We would expect the National Leader to have compassion, courage, integrity and humility.
This role will entail extensive travel throughout the UK and some international travel.
For further information and the application pack, please go to the L’Arche website at https://www.larche.org.uk/national-leader-chief-executive
Closing date for applications is 5pm on 8.3.19