Thank you for your interest in joining the team at Alder Hey Children's Charity.

Alder Hey is one of the pioneering centres for children’s health and the busiest children’s hospital in the UK. Alder Hey Children’s Hospital is committed to being world class and is already the most innovative hospital in Britain according to the NHS.  Our charity is committed to supporting this aim.

Current vacancies


Chief Executive Officer

We are seeking an inspirational and ambitious new chief executive for this independent charity to lead our journey into the next phase of our growth.  

We need an engaging senior leader who has a proven track record in developing and maintaining significant donor relationships.  Candidates will bring good strategic and analytical skills coupled with the gravitas and credibility to represent the charity with a wide range of stakeholders and audiences.

The new chief executive will work with the board to produce a new strategic plan to support the growth and development of the charity, inspire philanthropy and take a lead in growing sustainable income.

We will have ambitious targets in our five year plan to diversify our funding options and attract new regional, national and international funding in line with the hospital vision.  The CEO will be responsible for driving this development. 

Salary will be competitive.


For an informal discussion about this post please contact Lynn Hitchen on 0151 252 5666 or [email protected]


Applicants should send an application letter that addresses the job description and the person specification fully, together with the details of two referees and a full CV to [email protected] or post to Lynn Hitchen, Alder Hey Children’s Charity, Eaton Road, Liverpool L12 2AP. 


Closing Date for applications is 5 pm on 28th February 2019




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