How to apply

Before you apply, please ensure that you have read the job profile in detail. Your supporting statement must be aligned to the criteria outlined in the person specification.

Your application should include: 

  • Your current CV
  • Supporting statement aligned to the person specification (maximum 4 pages)
  • Contact details of at least TWO referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. Referees will not be approached without your prior permission.

We are keen to hear from all applicants who have the skills and experience that we need, and are excited about the challenge that these roles offer. We are an inclusive organisation and are committed to having a diverse workforce, creating a positive environment for all that we do and, in turn, enabling us to better serve and represent our communities. We recognise that what people bring through their personal experiences, background and identity significantly enhances the Council’s ability to deliver to our staff and residents.

If you would like to view the Council’s Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) in Employment Policy Statement you can download here.

For further information or a confidential discussion regarding either role, please contact Sapna Sharma on 07895 305 444 or Julie Towers on 07764 791 736.


Date Activity

Closing Date

Sunday 12th February 2023

Longlist Meeting

w/c 20th February 2023

Technical Interviews (in person)

Monday 27th February 2023

Shortlist Meeting

w/c 27th February 2023

Final Panel Interviews (in person)



To apply for either role, please click the below links:

Executive Director for Children and Young People’s Services

Executive Director for Adult Services (DASS)