Job Vacancies

Chief Executive Officer

Norfolk Community Law Service (NCLS) is looking to recruit a full time Chief Executive Officer on the retirement of the present postholder in September 2019.

A registered charity, NCLS is committed to improving access to social justice. We provide free legal advice, specialist advice and representation across a range of services, including debt, welfare benefits, family court matters, employment, domestic abuse and immigration.

NCLS recently celebrated its 35th anniversary having grown from a small organisation to one which now has 19 members of staff and 130 volunteers, supporting just under 3,000 clients per annum and playing a lead role in the advice sector. Our services operate across Norfolk and we are nationally recognised for the effectiveness of our working partnerships and innovative practice.

We welcome applicants who:

  • have proven strategic and management skills
  • experience of playing a key role in fundraising, commissioning and financial management
  • have extensive experience of the voluntary and/or statutory sectors, ideally relating to the provision of advice services
  • have excellent skills in networking and building effective working partnerships

The successful candidate must be able to  demonstrate effective communication and people skills and have a passionate commitment to our aims and objectives.

Deadline for receipt of applications: Tuesday 23rd April, 2019

Interviews: Tuesday 7th May pm and Wednesday 8th May 2019

For further information please download the application pack below. To apply for the position please complete the Application and Equal Opportunities Monitoring forms and return to

If you would like to discuss the post further then please contact the current CEO, Ros Brown, on 01603 496623.

Application Pack

Job Description
Person Specification
Application Form
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
NCLS Annual Report 2017/18
NCLS Accounts 2017/18
NCLS Service Strategy 2018-21
Organisational Chart