Job vacancy: Deputy Chief Executive (Zest)

37 hours* per week

£36,000 – £38,000 per annum

Our Vision: to enable everyone in our communities to lead successful and healthy lives.

We are looking for someone who brings inspiration, innovation and leadership to the role and who shares our values and aspirations.

A fantastic opportunity to lead and develop the Zest health service portfolio and to work collaboratively to support the wider development of a thriving community led charity.

You will be responsible for leadership and management of our health service offer including developing new opportunities whilst working to support, develop and enhance Zest’s wider assets, services and systems.

You must have senior management experience, health service development & management experience, a strong contract management track record, excellent staff management skills and experience, experience of building effective strategic relationships and good knowledge of the local strategic health and VCS landscape.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who enjoys working in a changing environment as part of flexible and resourceful leadership and management team.    

We offer 25 days holiday rising to 30 pro-rata, plus statutory days, a pension scheme, Westfield health scheme and other benefits, including subsidised gym & pool membership.

To apply visit

.   Please download the application pack and form from here. All applications must submitted on a Zest application form. 

(Please note CVs will not be accepted)

Completed application forms must be returned to  

For an informal chat about the role please e-mail to arrange a call back.

*we will consider some flexibility on hours for the right candidate.

Closing date: Friday 21st May 2021 at 6.00pm

Interviews will take place on 27th and 28th May 2021,

only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Zest is working towards best-practice in equality of opportunity.