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Chief Executive Officer

Brighton, BN1 3XG
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Research shows that high incidences of mental health issues in LGBTQ communities is a major, immediate concern and that, for many, access to LGBTQ specific support is essential.

MindOut is there to provide lifesaving and life-changing interventions by offering a highly effective, evidence-based mental health support. We are run by and for LGBTQ people with experience of mental health issues, and we are proud and passionate about our values and our co-production ethos and service user participation. Our vision is for a world where mental health of LGBTQ communities is a priority, free from stigma, respected and recognised.


Chief Executive Officer

Brighton, BN1 3XG - 3/4 days in the office for the first few months, with possibility to discuss more flexible working arrangements afterwards


This is an outstanding opportunity for a new Chief Executive Officer to join a skilled, committed and experienced staff team with a very supportive Board, and to build on the Founder's success, by leading the charity through this exciting phase of implementation with the chance to explore new opportunities.

We are looking for a committed candidate with senior leadership experience of leading a service delivery organisation, ensuring infrastructures and resources are in place to match a growing demand. You will bring a strong understanding of the complexity of LGBTQ mental health services, and how to support their expansion. With a collaborative management style, you will have the ability to inspire and support an amazing group of Trustees, employees and volunteers, providing strategic directions and solutions. You will have a good understanding of diversity and inclusion practices, including anti-racism and anti-ableism. Crucially, you will have a real passion for improving the wellbeing of LGBTQ people who experience mental issues and contributing, with your work, to drive forward MindOut's incredible mission and vision.

To Apply

We welcome applications from everyone with the relevant skills and experience, and from a variety of backgrounds. Each applicant will be individually assessed regardless of gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, ethnicity, colour, or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.

If after reviewing the appointment brief you feel you meet the criteria and you would like to have a confidential discussion about this role, please email Roberta Giubilini as our retained advisor at Prospectus with a copy of your CV.

To apply for this position, please fill in the Equal Opportunities information and upload your CV and a supporting statement of no more than two pages of A4 onto our website.

Application deadline: Midnight on 11 October 2021

Panel stage interviews with MindOut: W/C 18 October


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