Jessie May Trust

Chief Executive

Bristol | £60,000 - £70,000

Started by a family, for families, and now shaped by families –the Jessie May Trust is an innovative service with a national reputation for providing exceptional care and support to children with life shortening conditions and their families in their own homes

Jessie May is a Bristol-based charity, with a national reach providing nursing care at home for children and young people with life shortening conditions who are not expected to live beyond the age of 19.


Our current Chief Executive, Chris Roys, is retiring after 17 years in the role so this is a huge appointment for us. The Chief Executive role will play a vital role in delivering our strategic aims and will be supported by members of our hugely capable Senior Management Team (Director of Fundraising, Director of Nursing, Office Manager), our Executive Assistant and of course by myself and our Board. 

We are looking for an empathetic and emotionally intelligent professional who is passionate about the provision of exceptional children’s and family services.  You will bring the ability to translate strategy into actionable plans and also knowledge and experience of how to drive efficiencies to help us maximise the use of our precious resources.  

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For a more in-depth conversation about the role please contact Ben Pountney, Lead Practice Director, who is leading on the process at

You can find the full job description and apply here:

To make an application you will need the following –

  • A CV, tailored for the role 

  • A supporting statement that sets out your understanding of both the role and the organisation, and how your experience matches the key criteria on the personal specification