How to apply

  • Please apply by submitting a CV, and a supporting statement which outlines your motivation for applying for the role and how you meet the person specification (no more than 4 sides of A4 in length per document). Please ensure that you address the key requirements set out in the person specification. This will be used as part of the assessment process.
  • Please ensure any gaps in employment and education history are fully explained on your CV. We will verify this information during the recruitment process.
  • Please let us have details of two referees (one should ideally be your current employer) - we will only approach referees with your permission and if you are shortlisted.
  • 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 make sure you return your application by the closing date as stated below.
  • Following shortlisting you will be contacted directly by Penna’s consultants to update you on the status of your application.

If you have any questions or would like a confidential discussion with a Penna consultant, please contact:

Director of Practice, Quality and Partnerships

To apply please click the following link: https://execroles.penna.com/

Head of Service – Social Work Teams

To apply please click the following link: https://bit.ly/3lTMuQc

Head of Service - Transformation

To apply please click the following link: https://bit.ly/2Xic5Ih

Strategic Lead - Early Help

To apply please click the following link: https://bit.ly/3skHjtT

Strategic Lead - Commissioning

To apply please click the following link: https://bit.ly/3fSk3yj

Recruitment Timetables

Director of Practice, Quality and Partnerships

Activity Dates

Closing Date for Applications

Friday 10th September 2021

Shortlist Discussions (Candidates are not required to attend)

Tuesday 14th September 2021

Psychometric Assessments

Following shortlisting

 Final Panel Process

Monday 20th September 2021

Head of Service – Social Work Teams

Activity Dates
Closing Date for Applications Friday 24th September 2021 
Preliminary Technical and Competency Based Interviews Tuesday 28th September 2021
Final Selection Process Thursday 30th September 2021

Head of Service - Transformation, Strategic Lead - Early Help & Strategic Lead - Commissioning

Activity Dates
Closing Date for Applications Friday 24th September 2021 
Preliminary Technical and Competency Based Interview TBC
Final Selection Process TBC