How to Apply

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 the key dates in the recruitment process:

Activity Date

Closing date

9:00am Friday 28th May 2021

Preliminary Interviews

W/c 7th June 2021

Assessment and final interviews

W/c 21st and or 28th June 2021

If you have any questions or would like a confidential discussion with our recruitment partners at Penna, please contact Maggie Hennessy on 07949 948092, Julie Towers on 07764 791736 or Carol Coyle on 07500 887 849 or at

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