CEO for Bipolar Scotland

Job Title: Chief Executive Officer

Reports into: Board of Directors

Location: This role is a mix of office based and work-from-home, with travel required throughout Scotland. 

Salary: 50K+

Pension Contributions: 5% employer contribution

Holidays: 25 days, plus 12 public holidays

Other info: Benefits are Group Life Assurance (death in service benefit) at 4 x annual salary, access to Employee Assistance Programme and 2 non-contractual wellbeing days a year. 

Closing Date: Friday 18th November 2022

Interview Date: Friday 25th November 2022 at 12 noon

Main Purpose of the Job

To provide leadership and accountability for the direction and work of Bipolar Scotland.


At a very exciting stage of the charity’s development the Trustees of Bipolar Scotland wish to appoint a new CEO to successfully develop the organisation and deliver the strategic goals of the organisation. We are looking for a hands-on leader to provide strategic vision, and operational support for the organisation.

The CEO will lead our staff team, working to develop and deliver annual business plans to implement our strategy. With overall operational responsibility for staff and budget, the role is ambitious and exciting. Prospective candidates will have a successful track record of leadership in the charity, public or commercial sector and a commitment to Bipolar Scotland’s mission and values.

The CEO will report to the Chair of Bipolar Scotland and build an effective working relationship with the Board of Trustees, providing regular reports and insights on the development of the charity. They will have responsibility for managing a highly committed team, as well as developing the charity’s business plan and securing funding to deliver and sustain the organisation.


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