RECRUITING NOW - Chief Executive Officer
06 September 2017 09:31

Chief Executive Officer

Arun and Chichester Citizens Advice


Salary scale: £36,000 - £45,000 per annum (depending on experience)

Based in Bognor Regis, with regular travel within the Chichester and Littlehampton areas

This is a full time permanent position of 37 hours per week


Arun and Chichester Citizens Advice, an independent charity working within the national Citizens Advice network, is looking for a Chief Executive to take over from the current CEO who is retiring in early in 2018. The new CEO will lead a highly committed team of staff and volunteers and work with the Trustee Board to shape and implement future strategy.

Arun and Chichester Citizens Advice has an annual turnover £600,000 and has 21 staff and over 100 volunteers. We help clients by providing free advice on everything from money issues to problems at work, housing to consumer rights. We deliver through three main Advice Centres - Bognor Regis, Chichester and Littlehampton, with other smaller outreach locations.


The new CEO will continue to shape and deliver a three year rolling business and development plan, work closely with our funding organisations and with the national Citizens Advice service. We are constantly looking at ways of improving the service and are looking especially to enhance the digital aspect of advice based on clients needs. We have an active research and campaigns team who speak up about the policies and services that cause people problems.   The CEO will be keen to promote our campaigns and develop further partnerships to secure the resources we need to deliver our objectives.

We value diversity, promote equality and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Closing date:                     5 p.m on Friday 29th September 2017

Interview date:                Monday 16th October 2017

Application form

Job Description

Guidance notes for applicants