How to Apply

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 For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Ben Cox on 07809 374692 or Julie Towers on 07764 791736 at our recruitment partners, Penna.

This guidance contains important information to help with your application:

  • Please apply by submitting a CV and Covering Letter (no more than four sides of A4 in length per document aligned to the person specification). Please also include your contact details.
  • 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 provide the details of two referees. Note that we will only approach referees for candidates proceeding to final selection and only with your permission. Please clearly indicate whether we can approach each referee before the selection date.
  • Please ensure that you address the key requirements as set out in the person specification. These competencies will be used as part of the assessment process.
  • Please complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form when you upload your details. We are keen to ensure that all our jobs are accessible to all members of the community and use this data to monitor our progress in doing this.
  • Please return your application by the closing date – no applications will be accepted once the long listing process has begun.
  • Following long listing, you will be contacted directly by a Penna consultant 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 supporting statement if any of these dates present you with a problem.

Activity Dates
Closing Date Monday 22nd March 2021
Longlist meeting (no candidate involvement) W/C 22nd March (Towards the end of the week) or W/C 29th March 2021)
Technical interviews W/C 29th March (Towards the end of the week)
Shortlist meeting (no candidate involvement) Thursday 15th April 2021
Psychometric Online Assessments Thursday 15th April (to be sent following shortlist meeting)
Stakeholder panels and Member Final Panel interviews Monday 26th April 2021