SY10, Oswestry
£45,000 per year
Permanent, Part-time
Job description



The Movement Centre is a charity that provides a specialist therapy called Targeted Training, a life-changing therapy that helps children develop functional skills required for head control and sitting, and where possible standing and walking


Job Title: Chief Executive (CEO)

Hours: 3 days per week

Salary: £45,000 pro rata

Base: The Movement Centre, Oswestry and some home working


Responsible and accountable to the Trustees of The Movement Centre for Targeted Training (TMC).


  • To develop, plan and implement the strategic direction of TMC working in conjunction with the Board of Trustees and working closely with the TMC Management team
  • To set and outline clear objectives and goals for the clinical and fundraising teams
  • Ensure all teams are equipped to focus and deliver on strategic objectives and goals, and to regularly monitor
  • Management of staff
  • Finance – linking between Treasurer & Bookkeeper
  • Governance – ensure all constitutional and legal requirements are met


Strategy and planning

  • Develop, drive and lead the strategic development of TMC to achieve agreed long term organisational goals
  • Ensure that appropriate resources and operational systems are available to turn strategy into reality
  • Plan budgets and forecasts
  • Regularly report back to the Board of Trustees and attend Quarterly Trustee meetings

Management of Staff

  • Provide leadership which motivates and inspires staff and volunteers
  • Agreeing team and individual objectives and work through regular one-to-one line management, discussions and appraisals
  • Ensure TMC has in place effective policies and procedures to manage HR, finance, information, communication, and other resources and that these meet relevant legislative requirements and agreed quality standards
  • Oversee the quality and health and safety (including risk management) of all activities carried out at TMC
  • Plan and monitor resources, events and staff ensuring TMC achieves an efficient and effective team and culture
  • Play a major role in the recruitment and selection of staff and to ensure all new staff are fully inducted

Finance (in conjunction with Treasurer & Bookkeeper)

  • Take overall responsibility for financial management and viability, producing budgets and forecasting for Board approval and monitor and explain financial performance
  • Maintain robust financial controls, risk management systems and sound administrative processes
  • Ensure open communication with the Board on financial and organisational performance against agreed strategic goals


  • Work with the Board to ensure high standards of governance and that the Board fulfills all constitutional and legal requirements
  • Provide appropriate and accurate management information and other guidance to the Board of Trustees which ensures they have a clear and accurate understanding of the health and performance of TMC and are able to take informed decisions
  • Support the Chair in ensuring the continued engagement and development of all Trustees
  • Be responsible for inputting to and overseeing any contracts or agreements at TMC and liaising with the Board of Trustees with regards to any legal documents
  • Lead on Data protection at TMC, ensuring the organisation is compliant with up-to-date legislation

External Relationship Building

  • Represent The Movement Centre at events and act as spokesperson as required
  • Maintain and develop key stakeholder relationships with the clinical and business community
  • Ensure the Charity is appropriately represented on relevant external committees

Please note that occasionally there may be some evening and weekend work required.

The successful applicant will be appointed subject to satisfactory references and DBS check

This job description cannot represent an exhaustive list of duties and may need to be amended in the light of experience, development or organisation and service changes.

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The Movement Centre

The Movement Centre is a UK registered charity. We help to address movement control issues, which many children with a brain injury or disabili... Read more

Refreshed on: 02 August 2020
Closing date: 21 August 2020
Job ref: TMC/CEO/July20
Tags: Management, Governance

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