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Top job! Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

  • Part time
  • £42,500 pro-rata
  • Livingston
  • Closing 19th February 2024

  • Advertised from 31st January 2024
  • 21 hours per week (Fixed Term Contract 9 months)


We are seeking an experienced and knowledgeable Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to join our team on an initial 9-month fixed term part-time contract to support a strategic review and audit of the Scheme. The role will be supported by the Board of Trustees with line management responsibilities to the Operations Manager and Office Manager.

An audit and review of the organisational structure and strategic direction of the Scheme will be the priority of this role during the fixed term contract.

This is a new position joining an organisation during a period of organisational change. As the CEO, reporting to the Board of Trustees you will be responsible for the strategic direction and financial sustainability of the organisation, whilst ensuring that high standards are delivered throughout the Scheme.

Experience of working in a Senior Management position, together with a good standard of education, SVQ 4 or equivalent is required.

Home-Start West Lothian is a local community network of trained volunteers and expert support helping families with young children through their challenging times.

We are there for parents when they need us the most because childhood can’t wait.

At the heart of Home-Start West Lothian’s work is home visiting volunteer support.

Families struggling with post-natal depression, isolation, physical health problems, bereavement and many other issues, receive the support of a volunteer who will spend around two hours a week in a family’s home supporting them in the ways they need.

The role is hybrid with the opportunity for the successful applicant to work up to 50% of their time from home or alternative location. You must live within commuting distance of the office in Livingston.

Application notes

Closing date for applications is: 19th February 2024

Interviews will take place on: 12th and 14th March 2024

Benefits of working for Home-Start West Lothian include:

Flexible and hybrid working practices

31 days holidays (including 11 bank)

8% contribution towards NEST pension scheme

For more information/application pack please contact the Home-Start West Lothian office or you can contact Scott Coutts on for an informal chat. Please note we do not accept CVs

Cameron House, 13a Fairbairn Road, Livingston, West Lothian, EH54 6TS, 01506 415755,

Home-Start West Lothian is committed to equality of opportunity and diversity, and to safer recruitment practice as an important part of safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults.

Home-Start West Lothian is a Company Limited by Guarantee 280852 & a Registered Charity No SC029770