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Top job! Chief Executive

  • Full time
  • Circa £40,000
  • Scottish Borders
  • Closing 23rd October 2023

  • Advertised from 29th September 2023
  • 35 hours per week


Borders Wheels is a new voluntary organisation providing transport service for people who are isolated or have mobility difficulties in the Scottish Borders. It is being formed as a result of merging community transport services in different parts of the Scottish Borders.

We are seeking a first Chief Executive to provide leadership in establishing the new organisation. This is an exciting opportunity for someone to make a real impact in improving the mobility of older, disabled and other people who have limited transport options in the Scottish Borders. You must have experience of managing staff and budgets. Experience of managing community transport services would be an advantage but is not essential.

Organisation profile:

Borders Wheels is a new organisation which will provide community transport services across the Scottish Borders. It is being formed from the merger of community transport services previously managed by the Bridge (Scottish Borders Community Development Company) and BAVS (Berwickshire Association for Voluntary Service). We aim to develop a new organisational strategy to take the organisation forward, to maintain and improve our current services, but also to develop new and innovative ways to meet the mobility needs of our users and potential users. The Bridge (soon to be reformed as Borders Wheels) is a Company Limited by Guarantee No 305830. Scottish Charity No SC037646.

Application notes

Please apply by emailing your CV together with a supporting statement to

You can download the job description and person specification from the Bridge’s website:

Closing date: Monday 23 October 2023 at 9.00am. Interviews will be held in the week commencing 6 November 2023.

Borders Wheels is committed to promoting equality and diversity. Applications are welcomed from all sections of the community.