How to Apply

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For a confidential discussion about the role please speak to Chris Barrow 07500 888102 or Anita Denton 07725 554802 at our recruitment partners, Penna.

This guidance contains important information to help with your application:

  • Please apply by submitting a CV and supporting statement aligned to the job description/person specification. Please highlight the specific role that you are applying for in your application and keep your supporting statement to a maximum of 4 pages.
  • Please ensure all gaps in employment and education history are fully explained on your CV - we may wish to verify this information during the recruitment process.
  • Please let us have details of two referees – we will only approach these for candidates proceeding to final panel and after we have discussed these further with you.
  • Please make sure you complete your application by the closing date as outlined below. No applications will be accepted once long listing for the post has begun.
  • Following long listing you will be contacted directly by Penna to update you on the status of your application.
  • The following timetable sets out key dates in our recruitment process for this role. Please ensure that you mention in your covering letter if any of these dates present you with a problem.



Closing Date

Friday 9 October 2020

Longlist meeting (no candidate involvement)

Friday 16 October

Preliminary interview

Wednesday 21 October 

Shortlist meeting (no candidate involvement)

Tuesday 3 November 

Aspire (Young Person's Panel) 

Stakeholder panel and Final Member interviews

Thursday 5 November

Monday 9 November