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Exciting job opportunity with Tourettes Action

Posted on 12 October 2021 by Pippa McClounan


We are looking for a new Chief Executive to lead our next stage of growth and development

Tourettes Action is the only UK-wide charity advocating for and providing support to people with Tourette Syndrome and their families. This year is our 40th anniversary year and we have an exciting opportunity for an inspiring, creative and imaginative Chief Executive to lead our next stage of growth and development.

We’ve identified our priorities for the next five years:

  • To continue to consolidate and build our funding base
  • To ensure our activities and support are available across the UK to all people with Tourette Syndrome and their families
  • To offer new services
  • To increase the power of our voice taking full advantage of digital media
  • To increase our impact and ability to influence national policy to secure better access to diagnosis and treatment across the country

To lead our team tackling these challenges you are likely to be:

  • Experienced at inspiring, leading, and developing an effective team
  • A creative and strategic thinker and problem solver
  • Able to prioritise tasks and delegate
  • An articulate and persuasive advocate
  • Experienced at campaigning using traditional and social media
  • Experienced in developing and implementing a fundraising strategy
  • Understanding of, and open to learning more about, Tourette Syndrome and understanding of the needs of the people who seek our help.

For a recruitment pack with full details of the job, more about the person specification and Tourettes Action and how to apply please email


You can view the advert using the following links:


Closing date : 6.00 pm on Monday, 1 November 2021

Tourettes Action is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. We strongly value diversity, promote equality, and challenge discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds (including neuro diverse) and people with lived experience of disability. We are open to flexible working requests.

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