Chief Executive with HEY Mind

Deadline 28th January

Based in Kingston Upon Hull Full time post circa £55,000 per annum

HEY Mind are looking for an innovative, dynamic and inspirational leader with exceptional business acumen.
Hull and East Yorkshire Mind is a vibrant, forward looking organisation, covering the areas of Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire and North East Lincolnshire. It is a leading, local charity working to influence and deliver responsive services to support people with mental health problems to live fulfilling and independent lives.
HEY Mind has an experienced, talented and motivated team of staff and volunteers and a dedicated Board of Trustees who, together, have built a credible and trusted organisation, with an ambitious strategic plan. The vision is a simple one: we won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets both support and respect.
It is essential that candidates understand mental health care and support systems and have worked at CEO or director level in a similar sized or larger organisation.

The successful candidate should also:
share HEY Mind’s vision and values
have the drive and commitment to lead the organisation through its next phase of growth and development
be an engaging and strategic leader with a track record of driving change, influencing stakeholders, delivering results and inspiring others
be passionate about making a difference to people with mental health problems
have the gravitas and credibility to inspire and motivate people to follow their lead

This is an exciting time to join the charity. The profile of mental health and wellbeing has never been higher, so more people feel able to ask for help. There is a growing recognition that early intervention is key to preventing the development of mental health problems, and that people can, and do, recover from mental health problems.
For further information about Hull and East Yorkshire Mind please go to their website; you will find a candidate information pack on the careers page. You can also email to request a pack. If you need this in a different format please contact the Administration Office on 01482 240200.

If you would like to discuss the post informally you can contact the Interim Chief Executive and/or the Trustee leading the recruitment by calling the Executive Assistant on 01482 240200.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter telling us how you meet the requirements of the post to

Closing Date: Monday, 28 January 2019 Interview Date: Monday, 18 February 2019

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