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Chief Executive

Crossways Community Kent
Closing Date
Fri, 28/01/2022 - 12:00
Full Time
£65,000 - £75.000 p.a.
Description of Job
Crossways Community

Chief Executive, Kent

Salary £65,000-£75,000 p.a. depending on experience

Based in the heart of Kent, Crossways Community has been providing care and support to people with poor mental health for over 50 years. In that time our award winning services have been able to make a huge impact on people in our society; people who are often marginalised or misunderstood.

We have a well thought-out Vision, Mission and Strategic Plan and a Business Plan that supports our strategy, and having a sound, financial model to rely on, a new CEO will have the opportunity to review, revise and refine our plans for the future. So as our new CEO we would welcome your own ideas, initiatives and vision to take the charity further in the direction we are going or indeed to embark on other needed and worthwhile initiatives.

We look forward to meeting people with an extraordinary drive and passion who will be able to step out in their Christian faith and drive forward our vision to achieve excellence and growth in our services where people with poor mental health are not alone, but receive the care, respect and support they need.

You will have the relevant qualifications and experience and believe you can successfully take on this important role. An exciting and rewarding future awaits the right candidate!

Closing date for applications: Friday, 28th January 2022

Initial interviews; 7th or 9th February 2022

Final selection and appointment: 16th to 18th February 2022
How to apply for the job
To apply Please submit a CV and supporting statement (maximum 2 sides of A4) that clearly outlines your suitability for the role against the criteria provided in the person specification (please refer to the recruitment information pack) and also complete our equal opportunities monitoring form. Please include your interest and motivation in applying for this position. The case that you make and the way that is it presented will form a key part of the shortlisting process. A copy of the recruitment information pack and equal opportunities monitoring form are attached as separate documents for you to download.

Crossways Community


Crossways Community is a Christian charity which provides housing and support for adults suffering a range of mental illnesses.

We also run a social enterprise focussing on furniture upcycling and provide training for schools, businesses, churches and community groups to help people understand their own mental health and build better mental resilience. Our cafe ‘The Kitchen Table’ in Camden Road Tunbridge Wells is a cafe for everyone but with a special focus on providing a supportive environment for those living with poor mental health and those who support them. In 2017, Crossways started working in partnership with Mental Health Residential Limited (MHR), another mental health charity in Southborough; on 1st May 2020, the two charities merged under the Crossways Community name.

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