Position title
Chief Executive

JOB TITLE:                            Chief Executive

SALARY:                                 £62,000 per annum

HOURS:                                  37.5 hours per week

RESPONSIBLE TO:            Board of Trustees

RESPONSIBLE FOR:            Duties as detailed below

LOCATION:                            Head office based in Portsmouth


We are looking for a Chief Executive who can provide leadership, aligned with our values and manage the organisation, working with the Trustee Board to provide vision and communicate a clear and inspiring strategic direction, implementing change as required.


The main purpose of this role is:

  • To lead all staff and volunteers engaged by Motiv8 to successfully achieve objectives in line with Motiv8 values in an inclusive way
  • To develop the policy and strategy of Motiv8 in collaboration with the Board of Trustees
  • To oversee and lead implementation of policies and strategy to deliver Motiv8 strategic aims now and in the coming years
  • To ensure that Motiv8 maintains and develops policies that reinforce inclusion and diversity in the workplace, that address all kinds of harassment and protect minority and youth groups with whom Motiv8 works
  • To represent Motiv8 on behalf of the Board of Trustees, to develop relations with our staff members, volunteers, partnership and stakeholder groups
  • To further develop Motiv8 in line with the charity's objectives, to implement necessary change and to ensure that Motiv8 exhibits ongoing relevance
Job Benefits

In return for your hard work, we offer:


  • Annual leave: 24 days for the first 5 years increasing to 27 days after 5 years and additional holiday for further long service (neogitable)
  • Holiday purchase scheme to provide additional flexibility.
  • Pension contribution of 3%
  • Continued wellbeing and welfare support to staff, through regular supervision, appraisals, staff feedback and access to support networks and 24 hour counselling access through the company Employee Assistance Program.
  • A comprehensive training package, to provide you with personal and professional development and to support your continuous professional development
  • Thorough induction into core modules of work, providing you with a solid grounding in the field
  • Job role progression routes through a company competency framework
  • A challenging but rewarding work environment where you can make a difference
  • A value driven culture that focuses on the employee and their needs
  • Positive work culture – holding an Investors in People Platinum accreditation

To apply for this role, please visit our recruitment portal and upload your CV and covering letter, outlining 3-4 elements that you can bring to the role.

Link to recruitment portal


To see the full application pack for this role, please click here

To see a copy of the full job description and person specification, please click here


The closing date for this role is midday on 16 May 2024


If you have any queries regarding this role, please contact Marina Tuck marina.tuck@motiv8south.org.uk.

Employment Type
Duration of employment
Job Location
Units 2 and 3 Cumberland Gate, Cumberland Business Centre, Portsmouth, Hants, PO5 1AG
Working Hours
37.5 hours per week
Base Salary
Date posted
April 25, 2024
Valid through
May 16, 2024
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