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St Pauls Advice Centre

Friendly, local and here to help

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Executive Director

Are you passionate about people’s rights? Do you want to be part of a team fighting poverty and injustice by providing free, community-based advice and support services? Are you a dynamic and inspirational leader with the skills and abilities to fulfil this broad and challenging role at the helm of our small community advice centre?

St Pauls Advice Centre are seeking an Executive Director. Passionate about the role of the voluntary sector in bringing about social change, you will be strategic, adaptable, motivated and equipped to lead the charity’s development whilst also supporting our committed trustee board and staff team.

With the need for our services never greater, this is a challenging but exciting time to join our small, friendly and dynamic team. We are busy working towards achieving objectives set out in our five year strategic plan and are looking for someone who shares our values to help us achieve our ambitious goals.

We describe St Pauls Advice Centre as friendly, local and here to help – if that sounds like you too, we look forward to receiving your application

Role Outline:

The Executive Director is responsible for both the day-to-day running and strategic development of the organisation, working closely with the Board of Trustees and senior management team. Responsibilities include: governance, strategic and operational planning, service development, external partnership development, finance and fundraising oversight, contract management, human resources, quality compliance and other key functions. This is a diverse and challenging role, providing leadership for a small team and working energetically and appropriately with all stakeholders to achieve organisational plans


We are proud of our accreditation as a Living Wage employer and offer flexible working and a generous benefits package:

Contract terms:
> Permanent contract

> Flexible contract hours: 28 to 35 hours per week (subject to negotiation)

We offer a generous benefits package:
> Salary: £43,570 (pro rata where relevant)

> Annual Leave: 30 days per year (pro rata where relevant)

> Extra 3 days annual leave between Christmas & New Year (office closure)

> Qualifying Workplace Pension Scheme: 5% employers contribution

Follow the links below to download information relevant to this vacancy:

Guidance for Candidates

Job Description

Person Specification

Right to Work

To apply for this role, please complete the following forms:
> Personal Information Form (red), and

> Competency Application Form (green), and

> Equal Opportunities form (yellow).

All forms are in PDF format that contain fillable fields. We use PDF because it is a universal format. There are a number of options for completing forms in PDF format. Please refer to the ‘read me‘ file for more information or if you encounter problems.

Please ensure you have an up to date copy of Adobe Reader or equivalent pdf reader Get Adobe Reader

Once completed either:

> Send all three completed forms as email attachments to: enquiry@stpaulsadvice.org.uk, or

> Print all three completed forms and post them to: St Pauls Advice Centre, 146 Grosvenor Road, Bristol, BS2 8YA.

No CV’s or agencies please.

Closing Date: Monday 6th June 2022 at 5pm
Interview Dates: Monday 20th or Monday 27th June 2022 (In person or Virtual interviews can be offered)

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