BCVS - Head of Bolsover CVS Development

17th June 2022


Job Title:                             Head of Bolsover CVS Development

Responsible To:                  BCVS CEO

Responsible for:                 The work of all Bolsover staff including currently 3 FTE direct reports.   

Hours:                                 37.5 hours per week

Holidays:                             28 days per year + statutory bank holidays pro-rata

Salary:                                 £,39,701 FTE


Flexible and Hybrid working available.  

Initially a 12 month contract with funding subject to extension. 

This role will provide leadership for the Bolsover Team and Bolsover CVS development and will:

  • Oversee expansion of a high quality of service, in line with all current laws and regulations
  • Oversee management and development of Bolsover staff
  • Ensure that Bolsover CVS runs efficiently and effectively and consistently delivers improvement
  • Make the case for and speak as a trusted voice of the VCSE sector with LAs, NHS, Government and other stakeholders working across Bolsover and as part of NED and Bolsover Place
  • Lead Bolsover business and partnership development activities to increase Bolsover income in order to provide increased levels of support.

Key Responsibilities

Strategic Leadership

Provide strategic leadership and direction, ensuring strategic plans are further developed and implemented to facilitate the achievement of BCVS and Bolsover CVS aims.

Identify resources and partnerships, which will enable BCVS to take a lead role in developing the sector locally.

Take overall management responsibility for Bolsover CVS and with other senior colleagues, prepare and ensure the effective delivery of business plans and work plans, as agreed by the BCVS CEO and Board.

Ensure that effective risk management is in place for all aspects of activity at Bolsover CVS.

Support the Board in identifying potential Board members from Bolsover, seeking to recruit those with relevant skills and seeking to achieve a broad range of representation.

Operational Management and Service Provision

Provide strategic guidance and in the day-to-day management and leadership of Bolsover service delivery.

Ensure research is undertaken in assessing need, being proactive and having a forward-looking approach to the development of Bolsover CVS services. Work in partnership with other service providers, as appropriate.

Underpin these plans via implementation of the BCVS performance management system involving all Bolsover staff.

Ensure the highest level of customer care and that quality assurance and performance review systems are developed.

Maintain a climate that fosters effective communications and collaborative working relationships at BCVS, as well as with Bolsover volunteers, the wider community and outside agencies.

Promote a healthy working environment, demonstrating leadership through personal example.

External Promotion, Representation and Business Development

Positively and proactively promote Bolsover CVS’s work in communities of interest, so that the work of the organisation is known, understood and valued.

With the BCVS CEO, represent Bolsover CVS at the District and County Councils, ICS areas and with commissioner/funders and within specialist networks.

With support from the BCVS CEO, represent Bolsover CVS at joint planning forums and in consortia working. Develop partnerships with statutory, voluntary, business, faith and community organisations.

Working with the BCVS Head of Marketing and Communications, ensure that effective media/communications plans are in place and implemented and that Bolsover CVS is always presented in a positive and professional manner.

To be responsible for the establishment of a Bolsover office base, use and upkeep of premises in line with any leasing or ownership arrangements.

Identify and secure new sources of funding to enable unmet needs within Bolsover to be addressed. 


Flexibility is required within the remit of this post. The above job description is not an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities. The post holder will be expected to undertake additional duties as required of the post. 

Ensure the confidentiality of sensitive personal and organisational information, in line with GDPR and the organisations confidentiality policy.

Ensure the development of a culture of Sustainability, Inclusion, Diversity and Equality is strengthened throughout all Bolsover CVS work.


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