Job Title: Chief Executive Officer
Organisation: Norfolk Community Law Service
Location: Norfolk
Job Role: Chief Executive/Director – Legal advice
Salary:  £40,000 – £45,000 according to experience
Closing Date: 23rd April 2019
Job Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Full time


Norfolk Community Law Service (NCLS) is looking to recruit a full time Chief Executive Officer on the retirement of the present postholder in September 2019.

A registered charity, NCLS is committed to improving access to social justice.

We provide free legal advice, specialist advice and representation across a range of services, including debt, welfare benefits, family court matters, employment, domestic abuse and immigration.

NCLS recently celebrated its 35th anniversary having grown from a small organisation to one which now has 19 members of staff and 130 volunteers, supporting just under 3,000 clients per annum and playing a lead role in the advice sector. Our services operate across Norfolk and we are nationally recognised for the effectiveness of our working partnerships and innovative practice.

We welcome applicants who

  • have proven strategic and management skills
  • have experience of playing a key role in fundraising, commissioning and financial management
  • have extensive experience of the voluntary and/or statutory sectors, ideally relating to the provision of advice services
  • have excellent skills in networking and building effective working partnerships

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate effective communication and people skills and have a passionate commitment to our aims and objectives.

Deadline for receipt of applications: Tuesday, 23rd April, 2019

Interviews: Tuesday 7th May p.m. and Wednesday 8th May 2019

For further information and to download an application pack go to

If you would like to discuss the post further then please contact the current CEO, Ros Brown, on 01603 496623.

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