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Chief Executive Officer
OCD Action

Job Description

OCD Action is now experiencing higher demand for its services than ever before and there is significant potential for expansion. To meet this demand, fulfil our potential, and ensure our long-term sustainability whilst remaining impactful, we are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and caring CEO to join our established, committed and successful team.

In addition to being the public face of OCD Action, our new CEO will lead the strategic direction of the charity, ensure we continue to meet the needs of service users and engage with government to lobby for change, direct income generation, and plan for the future.

Supporting the CEO is a highly motivated, experienced and capable staff team who are passionate about the charity and the impact it is having.  The CEO will report to the Chair and Trustee Board, who are also fully engaged with the work of the Charity and keen to see it go from strength to strength.

Who are you?

Our new CEO will be an enthusiastic, dependable and empathetic individual who is happy to lead from the front, and is ready to roll their sleeves up when necessary, and who has experience at a senior level within the charity sector. Strong, collaborative leadership skills and business management ability are essential attributes as is proven strategic ability.

It is also particularly important to have an understanding of and interest in mental health, the impact of mental health problems on people’s lives and on the lives of those around them, and the systems and services operating to support people with mental health problems.

OCD Action has 25 years’ experience of delivering successful, cost-effective services which make a long-term, positive and measurable difference to the lives of people affected by Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. This is therefore an exciting opportunity to join an already successful organisation and lead it forward to maximise its potential.

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please apply with your CV and salary details in strictest confidence.

Job title: Chief Executive Officer

Hours: Full Time (negotiable)