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Vacancy for the position of Chief Executive at Blesma The Limbless Veterans

Blesma, The Limbless Veterans, is a specialist Association and charity which has been focused on the challenges of limb loss and loss of use of limb since the First World War. It takes great pride in knowing its Members and their families individually and being there to assist independence and fulfilment through life. Blesma has always been steered by the wishes of the membership and this ensures it is as relevant today as it was for the veterans of the First World War.

The Association has moved to new premises in Chelmsford and is seeking a new Chief Executive to implement the Trustees’ five year horizon rolling plan. The successful candidate should have the skills to lead a highly enthusiastic professional team delivering welfare, advocacy, activities, communications, fund-raising, volunteering and finance functions. They must have empathy with the cause and understand how a membership organisation thrives. An understanding of Ministry of Defence and National Health Service trauma recovery pathways would be an advantage. Collaboration with other Service and disabled community charities will be core business.

The salary is £80,000 per annum plus a defined employer contribution pension scheme. 

How to Apply

Please apply by sending a covering letter and CV to  The closing date for applications is Monday 16 September.


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