Permanent contract
Based in Truro
37.5 hours per week on a salary in the region of £40,000 per annum
(Reasonable additional hours may need to be worked in order to satisfactorily fulfil the role and responsibilities of the post; pension currently 4% contribution)

Information for candidates
Cornwall Rural Community Charity (CRCC), registered as a company – Cornwall Community Development Limited (CCDL) – is a Cornish charity that informs and guides local groups and individuals to achieve their aspirations and develop sustainable, inclusive communities.

Job details
The Chief Executive provides strategic vision, leadership and management to the operation of CRCC. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who has the enthusiasm to enable and support Cornwall’s communities and clients. You will be responsible for the smooth running of day-to-day operations in line with our charitable objectives and schemes of delegation. This will include strategic planning and delivery, financial planning and budgeting, fundraising and staff management. Working closely with our Board, you will act as lead adviser and ensure the Board receives advice, recommendations and information in an effective and timely manner. You will ensure good working relationships internally, between staff and trustees and externally with key partners.

Role requirements
The successful candidate will be an inspirational leader and role model for CRCC staff and volunteers. You will show good judgement, lead people by example, delegate effectively and develop all staff to their full potential. You will also be a proactive ambassador, advocate and profile raiser for CRCC. You should have experience at a senior level along with commercial awareness and a good understanding of the not-for-profit sector. Educated to degree level or equivalent, you will be confident in taking responsibility for financial and business planning and will be a strong negotiator capable of presenting to various audiences. If you are creative, highly self-motivated, results-driven and able to prioritise the conflicting demands of a range of stakeholders, we would love to hear from you!

Closing date: 23 October 2018
Interviews: 1 & 2 November 2018

Job Description CEO

Person Specification CEO

Application Form


CRCC is a partner in a contract delivering an Adult Carers Service supporting informal and unpaid carers. We also run a contract which supports veterans and their families. We currently have vacancies:

Covering North / East Cornwall, eg Launceston / Liskeard areas
Primarily home/hub based
Own transport essential; mileage allowance paid
Various hours
Salary £20,095 FTE per annum based on a 35-hour week (pro rata for part-time hours)
Providing support, advice, information and opportunities to informal adult carers and veterans

Working within a team, you will provide information and support to carers (those who are looking after relatives, neighbours or friends who need help) by delivering Carers Needs Assessments. You will have knowledge and understanding of issues and challenges carers / veterans currently face. You will ideally have experience of:

• Social care sectors
• The Care Act
• Carers Needs Assessments
• Health and wellbeing sectors
• Mental health organisations / support
• Working with statutory, voluntary and community sector organisations
• Some understanding of veterans and military backgrounds

You will have good communication skills and a strong commitment to equality of opportunity, respecting the nine protected characteristics of the Equality Act 2010.

You should be qualified to NVQ level 3 in a relevant subject or be willing to work towards a qualification in your first year. This post is home/hub based in geographical areas across Cornwall.

Closing date: 18 October 2018 at 12:00 noon
Interviews: 25 October 2018

Job Description Carers Support Coordinator NE

Person Specification Carers Support Coordinator NE

Application Form

Suitable candidates shortlisted but unsuccessful at interview may be kept on file for a period of six months in case any similar vacancies arise.


CRCC is committed to ensuring that no job applicant receives less favourable treatment because of one of the nine protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010, ie sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, age, religion/belief, marital status including civil partnerships, pregnancy/maternity. CRCC’s objective is to ensure that individuals are selected, promoted and otherwise treated solely on the basis of relevant aptitudes, skills and abilities.