Job Title:        Chief Executive Officer
Salary:            £32,029 – £42,683
Hours:            40 per week
Contract:        Permanent

The Board of Trustees are seeking to appoint a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to build on the work of the previous CEO, sustaining existing provision and further developing the work of the trust.

You will lead and manage a diverse staff team in delivering community projects and programmes and also staff who deliver the Megacentre’s income generating activities.

You will have the ability to quickly establish positive relationships being a good communicator.

You will lead by example in the delivery of work with young people and families and also partnership work within the community, ensuring the delivery of agreed outcomes and targets within budget.

There is an occupational requirement for candidates to be a practising Christian as you will guide the spiritual life of the charity, lead on spiritual development and maintain its Christian ethos

Applications are welcome from suitably qualified and experienced candidates by submitting a full supporting statement to Lawrence Cantle: or post (marked Private & Confidential) to The Megacentre Rayleigh, 7 Brook Road, Rayleigh, SS6 7UT.

Full Job Outline can be downloaded here

Closing date: Midnight 6th October 2019
Interviews: Thursday, 17th October 2019

Why choose The MegaCentre Rayleigh?

Everyone at the MegaCentre Rayleigh shares a real passion for working with people within a rewarding industry. If you share our love for adventure and customer service, then it would be great to have you on board.

We are always looking for self-motivated and energetic people to join us and help us drive the Centre forward. It is a winning career move as you will be joining the Award Winning Charity Owned MegaCentre Rayleigh.

With the right attitude and enthusiasm we can offer a number of great job opportunities to enable you to have a truly rewarding career. It really is a winning career move!

Applying for a role

All applications for roles at The MegaCentre Rayleigh should be made online via this page. To apply, find a position that suits you and click on the ‘apply online’ button which will be located at the top of this page when there are live positions. We do not accept CV’s, unless accompanied by a completed application form. When completing the application form we encourage applicants to provide as much information as possible about yourself and to use all available fields in the form as much as possible. The general comments box may be used to provide cover letter information.

Submitting an application

Once an application has been submitted you will receive an automated e-mail confirmation to the E-mail address you have provided. If you do not receive this confirmation please feel free to get in contact with us via our Contact us page and a member of our team will be happy to check this for you.

Shortlisting process

Once a vacancy has closed all applications will be submitted for shortlisting. We normally aim to complete this within a week, however this can vary depending on the number of applications we receive. If you are successful at this stage we will be in touch to invite you to interview, unfortunately due to the large amount of applications we receive it isn’t possible to contact all unsuccessful applicants, however please feel free to contact us if you would like feedback on you application.


Interviews are a two-way process for us to explore further your suitability for the role and offer you the opportunity to expand on the skills and experience outlined in your application. We aim to give candidates as much notice as possible of their interview.

All applicants at interview will be asked to provide proof of there eligibility to work in the UK, you will need to bring either a passport or birth certificate with you on the day.

After the interview

All candidates will be informed of the outcome of their interview and we aim to do this as soon as possible. For some positions before a formal offer can be made, we may invite you to a pre-employment trial for you to have the opportunity to experience the environment and role first hand. Depending on the role you may be asked to complete a DBS check prior to employment commencing. We will also require details for referencing.