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Age UK Islington – recruiting Chief Executive Officer

Age UK Islington’s mission is help people to achieve a ‘good life’. We do this by providing tailored support to people in the borough of Islington. As an independent local charity, we work at the heart of the community to ensure those people over 60, those under 60 with long term health needs and family carers are given proactive and bespoke support, dependent on their circumstances.

Age UK Islington is in a position of strength, both financially and in terms of its role within the local community. We are technology-driven, with digital systems that enable us to deliver our services efficiently and to produce data that provides key insights into our population. We are pleased to have strong relationships with the local borough and CCG, resulting in mutually beneficial contracts that support residents to address their problems before they become a crisis.

Chief Executive Officer

Circa £60,000 per annum

Islington, London

We are looking for a CEO to lead our team of 40 full timers and 100 volunteers and continue the development of Age UK Islington to reach a new level of impact. Working with the Board, the CEO will strategically review the current landscape and new opportunities to best support our clients. This will include reviewing new business opportunities, developing our services and products and maximising our reach and impact. The CEO will also lead the organisation externally with key stakeholders, including local government and the NHS, as well as internally to support and mentor our passionate staff.

In order to continue to provide proactive, supportive services we seek an individual with sound strategic experience and a creative approach. Our new CEO will have a proven track record of achieving innovation and maximising opportunities within the health and social care sector. As a persuasive, proactive and proven senior leader, the incoming CEO will be adept at building strong relationships with a breadth of stakeholders, including trustees, staff, funders and partners. The successful candidate will also be passionate about helping people achieve a ‘good life’ in the best way for them.

To download the candidate information pack and for further details on how to apply please visit the link below:

For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Anna Gardet on 020 7691 1920 or via email at  

Closing date: Sunday 24th May 2020

Prospectus interviews: 1st to 8th June 2020

Interviews with Age UK Islington: w/c 15th June 2020

Age UK Islington is committed to achieve greater diversity in its executive team and welcome applications regardless of sex, gender, race, age, sexuality, belief or disability.