For over 25 years Carers of West Lothian (CoWL) has been developing carer support services for unpaid carers in West Lothian as the established local carers organisation.  Following a successful tender process in early 2018, CoWL now also provides an information, advice and support service for people with disabilities.

Our current CEO is retiring at the end of January 2019 and we are looking for someone to lead the organisation through the next stage of our development.  We are looking for a highly experienced, inspirational leader, who will champion our values, develop external partnerships, and focus on the achievement of our strategic aims.  The person appointed will be passionate about our contribution to making West Lothian a healthy place to live through delivery of services that meet the needs of those we are supporting, and have past experience in business development and securing income from a range of sources.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 8th January 2019.  Interviews will be held on the 28th January between 9am and 5pm, with a second phase interview on the 29th January for those selected.

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Carers of West Lothian,
Sycamore House,
Quarrywood Court,

Telephone: 01506 448000

Carers of West Lothian is open from Monday to Friday 9am to 4.30pm.

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