Jul 20, 2021

Chief Executive

£40,000 - £430,000 yearly
  • Lighthouse Homes
  • Rotherham
Permanent Charity

Job Description

Chief Executive Officer – Lighthouse Homes

Reporting to:  Chair of Board (or nominated Trustee)

Key working Relationships:  Chief Operations Officer, Chair of Board, or nominated Trustee.

Direct report staff team…admin, finance, property and facility teams,

plus volunteers, chaplaincy and housekeeping.

Job Description

  • Work as part of the Senior management team, including chair of Trustees, Nominated Trustees Line Manager and Operations Director to oversee entire operation of the companies.
  • Develop and oversee a strategic plan and business model for approval and review by the board of trustees, to achieve sustainable growth in numbers of homeless clients we can house.
  • Work in parallel with the Operations team to ensure best practice is communicated, implemented and aspired to by the entire staff and volunteer team
  • Operate within the annual budget and ensure management and HR policies are up-to-date and effectively implemented, working with operations team.
  • Support and lead the building of relationships with partners, politicians, the media and local government officials in order to advance the organisation’s aims
  • Establish, monitor and report key indicators of the organisation’s impact and financial health. Supply regular reports to the trustee board and attend and guide trustee and sub-committee meetings
  • Represent the organisation at external events and publicity opportunities
  • Maintain awareness of risks and changes in the external environment that affect the organisation
  • Build an effective working relationship with the chair of the trustees and appointed trustee line manager
  • Ensure the organisation’s staff and volunteers are focused on achieving its mission and aims
  • Ensure the organisation fulfils its legal, statutory and regulatory responsibilities
  • Establish mechanisms for listening to the views of beneficiaries on the organisation’s performance
  • Deliver the organisation’s business plan, with the operations team and, if necessary, help the organisation to win contracts from public bodies or develop social enterprise ‘spin offs’
  • Help to build a sustainable income from individual, corporate, legacy and trust donations
  • Represent the organisation to the media and give interviews


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