Thriving Norfolk charity seeks new CEO
Pictured above: Rosalie Weetman
The Matthew Project, a Norfolk and Suffolk based charity, is seeking a new Chief Executive Officer following the recent resignation of Rosalie Weetman, who has held the post since February 2012.
The charity, which supports those with drug and alcohol issues, has its head office in Nedeham House in St Stephens Road, Norwich but operates across the county of Norfolk as well as having an Under 18 service in Suffolk.
The Matthew Project has grown substantially over the last two years, increasing staff numbers to 120 in April 2013 after winning a tender to deliver adult services across Norfolk as part of the Norfolk Recovery Partnership (NRP), a partnership between Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, RAPt and The Matthew Project.
Rosalie says, “It has been both a pleasure and a privilege to lead the organisation over the past two years. The Matthew Project is a dynamic, thriving, local charity, and its long-held ethos of “going the extra mile” for its service users in recovery is now recognised as a highly effective approach to service delivery.
Personal and family commitments have now taken me back to Derbyshire but I will miss the staff and wider community of Norfolk very much. Their warm welcome and kindness have made my time in the county one which I will look back on with much appreciation”.
The Trustees of the Matthew Project have issued the following statement:
“The Trustees would like to thank Rosalie for her tremendous work and commitment to The Matthew Project, and recognise her need to move on. We are grateful for the excellent leadership and drive Rosalie has demonstrated steering The Matthew Project through a period of what has been significant change, and which has made a positive difference in the lives of many service users.
The Trustees have already initiated the recruitment process for Rosalie’s replacement and finding the right person to be the next CEO is a matter of great priority to them”.