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Director of Education Commissioning & Inclusion

 

£72k - £96k pa (4 days/week) | London Borough of Camden

 

 

We are making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind

 

 

The Role

This newly-created role will be critical to the successful delivery of Camden’s ambition for Equity and Excellence and enabling our most vulnerable children to achieve.

 

Reporting to the Executive Director of Camden’s Supporting People directorate, you’ll be a member of a highly-supportive and collegiate DMT and will play a lead role in the development of all the directorate’s services and in ensuring that the council works strategically and innovatively with partners so that residents continue to receive the best possible education provision.

 

You’ll specifically be responsible for commissioning and monitoring Camden Learning (Camden’s provider of School Improvement services); SEND (including the Educational Psychology Service); all aspects of school organisation and place planning; and Camden’s Virtual School.

 

And you’ll be tasked with:

 

• Implementing Camden’s SEND strategy, and preparing for an upcoming SEND inspection.

• Working closely with Camden Learning to ensure the ongoing delivery of high-quality provision (97% of Camden’s schools are good or outstanding.)

• Developing effective relationships with Headteachers and Governors so that partners work cohesively and strategically for the future.

• Overseeing the availability of sufficient places locally and making best use of resources to maintain consistently high standards.

• Managing the continued success of the Virtual School in achieving good outcomes for children in care, as confirmed in Camden’s recent OFSTED inspection.

 

This politically restricted post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.

 

 

Camden

Camden is a place where everyone can thrive and the council is committed to all its children having the best start in life: enjoying an excellent school experience in an ambitious and inclusive environment, and having opportunities to lead flourishing lives.

 

We’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind.

 

Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all.

 

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we’re supporting people, and we’ll redefine what a career can be.

 

To find out more about what it is like to work at Camden, meet some of our people by visiting www.camdenjobs.co.uk/our-stories.

 

 

About you

This newly-created role is an excellent opportunity to support the children and families of Camden, as well as to develop your profile and prove yourself on both the regional and national stage.

 

Consequently, we are seeking an ambitious education professional who puts child and parent/carer experience at the forefront of all decision-making, with proven expertise in the strategic development and delivery of education services (both school improvement and SEND).

 

Furthermore, highly-developed relationship- and stakeholder-management capabilities will be required for success.

 

 

Inclusion and Diversity

We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our citizens are represented in leadership roles and positions of power. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit www.camdenjobs.co.uk/inclusion-and-diversity.

 

 

Asking for Adjustments

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please let us know.

 

 

Next Steps

So if you’re looking for a rewarding role with a supportive and cohesive team that is performing well and keen to achieve even more, contact Andrew Tromans to arrange an initial confidential conversation (07805 226 301 / andrew.tromans@penna.com)

 

To download a copy of the candidate briefing pack, please click the apply link below.

 

Closing Date: Friday 3rd of March

 

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Head of Special Education and Inclusive Intervention Services

 

Salary up to £72,636 - £88,257 |London Borough of Camden

 

 

We are making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind

 

 

The role

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to make a real difference for children and young people with special needs and disabilities in the London Borough of Camden.

 

Reporting to the Director of Education Commissioning & Inclusion, and part of the Early Intervention and Prevention Senior Management Team, you will play a vital role in leading Camden’s SEND provision: overseeing all operational management, financial control, and statutory duties for the service area.

 

Leading a high-performing and cohesive team, you will inherit a strong SEND partnership; an outstanding track record of coproduction with children, young people, carers and parents; and new Education and SEND strategies which have Equity and Excellence at their heart.

 

You’ll be tasked with

 

• Implementing Camden’s new SEND strategy

• Completing a restructuring of the SEND teams

• Building on a solid foundation (e.g. 99% of EHCP assessments are completed within 20 weeks, and all schools are “Good” or better) to identify how services can be further improved via training, more consistency, and even better strategic relationships.

 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.

 

 

About Camden

Camden is a place where everyone can thrive and the council is committed to all its children having the best start in life: enjoying an excellent school experience in an ambitious and inclusive environment, and having opportunities to lead flourishing lives.

 

We’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind.

 

Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all.

 

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we’re supporting people, and we’ll redefine what a career can be.

 

To find out more about what it is like to work at Camden, meet some of our people by visiting www.camdenjobs.co.uk/our-stories.

 

 

About you

This forward-thinking role calls for a highly-organised individual, with the ability to lead a multi-faceted professional service and to influence a network of partners and officers drawn from across council services (including health agencies, settings and schools, partners in the voluntary and community sectors and service users in the local community.)  

 

You’ll need a recognised postgraduate qualification in one of the professional areas within the service (which includes EPs, Senior Teachers and Specialist Teachers), and knowledge of children’s legislative and statutory frameworks in relation to SEND will be required for success.

 

 

Inclusion and Diversity

We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our citizens are represented in leadership roles and positions of power. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit www.camdenjobs.co.uk/inclusion-and-diversity.

 

 

Asking for Adjustments

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please let us know.

 

 

Next Steps

So if you’re looking for a rewarding role with a supportive and cohesive team that is performing well and keen to achieve even more, contact Andrew Tromans to arrange an initial confidential conversation (07805 226 301 / andrew.tromans@penna.com).

 

To download a copy of the candidate briefing pack, please click the link below.

 

Closing Date: Friday 3rd of March

 

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Corporate Director: Inclusive Economy

£125,682 - £137,632 plus £4,515 Car Benefit

 

Our vision is that Luton will be a healthy, fair and sustainable town, where everyone can thrive and no- one has to live in poverty. We want our businesses to profit from a thriving economy and everyone in the Council will play a role in achieving this ambition and the Luton 2040 Vision.

 

Working in partnership with the Inclusive Economy Board and the Health and Wellbeing Board, we have promised to tackle inequalities and become a carbon neutral town taking bold and decisive action to ensure that Luton is a sustainable place for years to come.

 

We are looking for an effective leader who has experience of working with a broad range of partners and stakeholders from the community, government and businesses to drive Luton towards 2040. You will be a senior leader with a track record of understanding system working, working in partnership and have the ability to get the best out of people. You will have Public Sector experience and will be able to deliver on the balance of place shaping and delivery that is required in Luton over the coming years.

 

We are looking for someone who lives and breathes our core values and behaviours and someone who CARES about making a difference to people’s lives and changing the world we live in. If you are an experienced Director who works Collaboratively with partners, is Ambitious and determined to improve lives every day, is Respectful and operates with integrity and has a track record of Empowering and Supporting teams to thrive then we would love to hear from you!

 

For more information click the 'Apply' button below to download a candidate briefing pack.

 

If you are committed to a remarkable, diverse Luton and would like to join a great team of talented professionals and use your experience to improve outcomes for vulnerable people, please contact our retained consultants at Penna for further information: Ali Tasker 07514 728 114 or ali.tasker@penna.com, Amin Aziz 07709 514 141 or amin.aziz@penna.com or Julie Towers 07764 791 736 or julie.towers@penna.com

 

Closing date: 5th March 2023

 

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London Borough of Tower Hamlets

 

Head of Customer Service

 

Salary: £76,857 – £84,024 p.a.

 

Location: London

 

Thank you for your interest in the role of Head of Customer Services. This is an exciting time for the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. as we bring the old Royal London Hospital in the heart of Whitechapel back to life as the Councils administrative Centre and Town Hall. Conveniently located opposite the underground station with good links including Cross Rail. Tower Hamlets offers the best of London in one borough.

 

This crucial role is not only a unique opportunity for the right person to lead, shape and manage the delivery of customer services across the organisation, but to further improve and enhance the customer experience.  In this role you will be responsible for managing delivery of services to residents via  different channels including telephony, face to face, digital and social media. We want a borough where everyone feels valued and included, and we want a council that collaborates to deliver excellence.

 

The council is on an exciting journey to provide excellent customer services, putting the customer front and centre of what we do and how we do it.  We have started our journey to develop a new Customer Service Strategy and rewrite our customer promise to underpin the councils Corporate Plan and deliver on our priorities and commitments outlined in the plan.  Further developing our face-to-face service for our most vulnerable and digitally excluded customers via the roll out of Resident Hubs will be a key priority for the post holder.

 

The role requires working corporately across the organisation championing and embedding a culture of customer care and ensuring consistency across the organisation.  Working with our partners, developing good working relationships is critical to how the council provides joined up services moving forward. The Head of Customer Services will play an important part in leading and ensuring our partners are engaged and able to influence our target operating model to work collectively to meet the needs of our residents across the borough.

 

Please click 'Apply' to download a candidate pack

 

For further information or a confidential discussion, please contact Amin Aziz on 07709 514 141 or Amin.Aziz@penna.com / Rob Naylor on 07922 417550 or Rob.Naylor@penna.com

 

For more info on LB Tower Hamlets please visit https://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/

 

Closing Date: Sunday 26th February 2023

 

 

 

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Director of Children’s Services

 

Salary - £131,338

 

We hold our children at the centre of everything that we do

 

We have great schools with 93percent of our schools being 'Good or Outstanding'. We have innovative relationships such as our unique strategic partnership with Family Action to help support out families. We believe in innovation,  inclusion and achievement for all to get the very best outcomes for children and young people.

 

For more information please visit https://www.leadingstockton.com/

 

For an informal and confidential discussion please contact our Penna consultants: Carol Coyle on 07500 887849 or Carol.Coyle@penna.com  and Pete John on 07701 305617 or pete.john@penna.com

 

To apply for this role, please click the link below.

 

(Closing Date: Wednesday 15th February, 9am)

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Director of Adults, Health and Wellbeing Services

 

Salary - £131,338

 

We pride ourselves in supporting our residents in living independently for as long as possible and when they do need support we have a range of high quality services on offer. We also strive to keep our residents healthy, safe and protected from harm.

 

In this role you will lead an established senior management team delivering the full range of adult care, health and regulatory services. Importantly you will also shape our integration agenda in health and social care and you will lead on “A Fairer Stockton-on-Tees”, our ambitious strategy to reduce inequalities across the Borough.

 

For more information please visit https://www.leadingstockton.com/

 

For an informal and confidential discussion please contact our Penna consultants: Carol Coyle on 07500 887849 or Carol.Coyle@penna.com and Pete John on 07701 305617 or pete.john@penna.com

 

To apply for this role, please click the link below.

 

(Closing Date: Wednesday 15th February, 9am)

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Director: Adult Social Care

 

Salary:  £99,959 to £127,075

 

Location: At Bristol we believe in creating equality of opportunity in the workplace and supporting people to manage their work-life balance; we are therefore open to offering hybrid working arrangements.

 

As Director of Adult Social Care, you’ll drive system and culture change - implementing new ways of working to address our financial challenges as an active partner within the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire integrated care system. You’ll lead and develop a diverse range of supportive adult social care services to achieve successful outcomes for the people of Bristol. You will lead services for older people and younger adults within the communities of the city, and in strategic and operational partnership with the NHS and other key contributors to our developing health, care and wellbeing system. You’ll encourage a collaborative organisational culture focused upon excellent performance and improvement.

 

Supporting the Executive Director (who holds the statutory DASS role), you’ll transform services to address ongoing operational and financial challenges whilst leading Bristol’s preparation for the new CQC Adult Social Care Assurance Framework.  

You’ll have demonstrable experience of leading change and managing demand in the context of constrained financial resources, combined with the vision and enthusiasm necessary to plan the future of adult social care in the context of broader health, care and wellbeing systems, and inspire people who use services, their carers, elected representatives, colleagues, and other stakeholders of the value and potential of new ways of working.

 

Within this role, you’ll have a direct impact on all vulnerable adults in Bristol, and play a lead role in Safeguarding systems to ensure that they are safe. That’s why, as well as substantial experience working in a senior role, you’ll have a relevant professional qualification and/or significant applicable knowledge and experience. Expert knowledge and understanding of legislative frameworks appropriate to adults social care is also necessary.

 

For those who join us, it’s a great opportunity to have a real impact on people’s lives. We aim to be more diverse and creative and to make decisions informed by different points of view. It’s a chance to make a difference, as well as encouraging our colleagues to be part of that difference. We’ll also empower you to be a role model and live our values: you’ll be dedicated and collaborative, curious and respectful.

Bristol is one of the most progressive, vibrant and diverse cities in the UK. We have an ambitious and relentless drive to make the city and council more inclusive, and to empower people and communities. We’re creating a city of hope and aspiration where everyone can share in the success. To do so, we aim to ensure our leadership team reflects the communities we serve.

 

We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic and disabled candidates who are currently under-represented within the Bristol City Council workforce. Appointments will be made on merit.

 

If you’re committed to a vibrant, diverse Bristol and would like to join a great team of talented professionals and use your experience and leadership to drive improvement please contact our retained consultants at Penna .

 

For more information, please visit https://www.limitlessbristol.co.uk or please contact our Penna consultants at Kelly Ridley - 07709 51 2415 or kelly.ridley@penna.com or Dawar Hashmi – 07513 70 6265 or dawar.hashmi@penna.com

 

(Closing date for receipt of applications: 15th February 2023, midnight)

 

 

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Assistant Director, Infrastructure and Capital Delivery

 

Salary up to £93k

 

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a busy and progressive London Borough. You will lead, manage and co-ordinate the delivery of capital programmes including but not limited to schools, new housing, leisure buildings, offices and community programmes. You will have responsibility for ensuring capital programmes and projects are delivered to the required timescales and budgets, achieving the required outcomes. If you have a strong track record in delivering a range of capital investment programmes, through working collaboratively with a range of stakeholders and partners, then we want to hear from you.

 

For a confidential discussion please contact Priyesh Bhadressa on 07548 108 176

 

Closing Date: Friday 10th February 2023

 

To download a copy of the job description, please click the apply link below.

 

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Executive Director for Children and Young People’s Services

 

circa £160K

 

Peterborough is a wonderful place to live and work. As one of the UK’s fastest growing cities we are going through a period of significant growth, aided by excellent transportation links and good schools and a deep-rooted sense of ambition for our residents.

 

Due to an exciting change in our People Services operating model, we are looking to recruit an Executive Director for Children and Young People’s Services. We require a visionary who will champion the needs and aspirations of all children and young people and their families across the city. You will be outcome focused and ready to develop and motivate a high-quality leadership team, delivering a wide range of services within both Children’s and Education services including SEND. This is a strategic role responsible for establishing and implementing a clear and ambitious vision to enable Peterborough’s children and young people to thrive.

 

For a confidential discussion, please contact our Penna consultants: Sapna Sharma on 07895 305444 or Julie Towers on 07764 791736.

 

For further information and to apply please visit: https://www.leadingpeterborough.com

 

To apply for this role, please click the link below.

 

(Closing date: Sunday 12th February 2023, midnight)

 

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Executive Director for Adult Services (DASS)

 

circa £160k

 

Peterborough is a wonderful place to live and work. As one of the UK’s fastest growing cities we are going through a period of significant growth, aided by excellent transportation links and good schools and a deep-rooted sense of ambition for our residents.

 

Due to an exciting change in our People Services operating model, we are looking to recruit an Executive Director for Adult Services (DASS). Providing strong and motivational leadership that drives continuous improvement, efficiency savings and higher levels of satisfaction for residents of the city you will direct and develop Adult Social Care and transform these services across the Council, with a view to promoting independence, improved outcomes, health and well-being. You will champion innovation by being open minded to new and radical ways to deliver services while actively seeking out good practice from your peers to develop improved design and delivery.

 

For a confidential discussion, please contact our Penna consultants: Sapna Sharma on 07895 305444 or Julie Towers on 07764 791736.

 

For further information and to apply please visit: https://www.leadingpeterborough.com

 

To apply for this role, please click the link below.

 

(Closing date: 12th February 2023, midnight)

 

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More opportunities speaking for themselves!

 

Director Adults Social Care and Health Operations

 

Salary: £106,675 - £125,500

 

Our mission is to improve the lives of the Liverpool City residents, providing the best possible value balanced with providing opportunity and improving life chances. We’re on the march for a new Chief Executive and significantly we are also looking to recruit two of the most important roles for our future and current community. We want to build on the tangible progress we have already demonstrated over recent months, and this is the time for change at the City. Our communities, social care practice and stakeholder trust are at the heart of all we do and sit at the core of our promise to make a positive difference to our citizens’ quality of life. We are looking for senior leaders who know what good looks like with the confidence to take positive and evidenced based decisions to do the right thing for the City of Liverpool and its communities.

 

We have a compelling vision of the future and are driven to deliver exemplary improvement and best in class service provision for Adult Care and Wellbeing. We are looking for a compassionate and experienced leader who can support our integration agenda and positively address health and social inequalities. You will have substantial senior management experience in adults social care- assessment, safeguarding and quality care delivery services with a successful background of achievement in managing change and transformation.

 

For more information please visit https://www.leadingliverpool.com/

 

For an informal and confidential discussion please contact our Penna consultants: Carol Coyle on 07500 887849 or Carol.Coyle@penna.com and Pete John on 07701 305617 or pete.john@penna.com

 

To apply for this role, please click the link below.

 

(Closing Date: Sunday 19th February, midnight)

 

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More opportunities speaking for themselves!

 

Director Children’s Social Care

 

Salary: £106,675 - £125,000

 

Our mission is to improve the lives of the Liverpool City residents, providing the best possible value balanced with providing opportunity and improving life chances. We’re on the march for a new Chief Executive and significantly we are also looking to recruit two of the most important roles for our future and current community. We want to build on the tangible progress we have already demonstrated over recent months, and this is the time for change at the City. Our communities, social care practice and stakeholder trust are at the heart of all we do and sit at the core of our promise to make a positive difference to our citizens’ quality of life. We are looking for senior leaders who know what good looks like with the confidence to take positive and evidenced based decisions to do the right thing for the City of Liverpool and its communities.

 

We have a firm belief and commitment to ensure that all children and young people have the best possible start and ongoing development to achieve the best possible outcomes in their life journey. You will share that passion and be an experienced social worker and systems leader with substantial senior management experience. You will be able to demonstrate a proven track record of improving children and young peoples’ services through true partnership and collaborative working in a large agency or organisation.

 

For more information please visit https://www.leadingliverpool.com/

 

For an informal and confidential discussion please contact our retained consultants:

Carol Coyle on 07500 887849 or Carol.Coyle@penna.com and Pete John on 07701 305617 or pete.john@penna.com

 

To apply for this role, please click the link below.

 

(Closing Date: Sunday 19th February, midnight)

 

(Closing Date: Sunday 19th February, midnight)

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More opportunities speaking for themselves!

 

Deputy Director City Law and Governance

 

Salary: £96,050 – £113,000

 

Our mission is to improve the lives of the Liverpool City residents, providing the best possible value balanced with providing opportunity and improving life chances. We’re on the march for a new Chief Executive and significantly we are also looking to recruit two of the most important roles for our future and current community. We want to build on the tangible progress we have already demonstrated over recent months, and this is the time for change at the City. Our communities, social care practice and stakeholder trust are at the heart of all we do and sit at the core of our promise to make a positive difference to our citizens’ quality of life. We are looking for senior leaders who know what good looks like with the confidence to take positive and evidenced based decisions to do the right thing for the City of Liverpool and its communities.

 

Liverpool City Council is a place that is changing and developing at pace, with unique opportunities for growth and a variety of projects on the horizon. We are looking for an experienced deputy monitoring officer with a track record of improving services and delivering value for money.  You will be a qualified lawyer ideally with deputy monitoring officer experience or substantial senior management experience in law and governance. You will lead a large legal and governance service and together with the Director City Law and Governance you will deliver a high-quality, cost-effective legal service to City Council, officers and Members.

 

For an informal and confidential discussion please contact our retained consultants:

Kelly Ridley on 07709 512415 or Kelly.ridley@penna.com and Amin Aziz on 07709 514141 or amin.aziz@penna.com

 

For more information please visit https://www.leadingliverpool.com/

 

To apply for this role, please click the link below.

 

(Closing Date: Sunday 19th February 2023, midnight)

 

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Executive Director for Children, Education and Families– Up to £161k

 

We’re renewing our focus on better serving the needs of people of all ages and improving outcomes, particularly for the most vulnerable in our communities.

 

To strengthen this renewed focus, we need an outstanding, experienced and talented individual to join the Council’s Leadership Team.  As our new Statutory DCS, you’ll need to be a credible system leader, able to work strategically and operationally with all our partners.  Importantly, you’ll be deeply committed to listening to and learning from the lived experience of our service users, by bringing the compassionate and inclusive approach they deserve, and we expect, both within the Council and across the County.

 

This role is a career defining opportunity to contribute to and lead the delivery of our vision to create a greener, fairer, and more caring Cambridgeshire.  

 

For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact our consultants at Penna: Carol Coyle on 07500 887849, Maggie Hennessy on 07877 004648 or Ben Cox on 07809 374692.

 

For further information, please visit (please note this will go live on Thursday 19th January: www.leadingcambridgeshire.com

 

Closing date: 10th February 2023.

 

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Executive Director for Adults, Health and Commissioning – Up to £161k

 

We’re renewing our focus on better serving the needs of people of all ages and improving outcomes, particularly for the most vulnerable in our communities.

 

To strengthen this renewed focus, we need an outstanding, experienced and talented individual to join the Council’s Leadership Team.  As our new Statutory DASS, you’ll need to be a credible system leader, able to work strategically and operationally with all our partners.  Importantly, you’ll be deeply committed to listening to and learning from the lived experience of our service users, by bringing the compassionate and inclusive approach they deserve, and we expect, both within the Council and across the County.

 

This role is a career defining opportunity to contribute to and lead the delivery of our vision to create a greener, fairer, and more caring Cambridgeshire.  

 

For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact our consultants at Penna: Carol Coyle on 07500 887849, Maggie Hennessy on 07877 004648 or Ben Cox on 07809 374692.

 

To further information, please visit (note, this will go live on Thursday 19th January): www.leadingcambridgeshire.com

Closing date: 10th February 2023.

 

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Chief Executive

Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire Integrated Care Board

Six figure, competitive salary

Location flexible, with regular travel across the region

 

Inspire change, from the boardroom to the waiting room.

 

The Integrated Care Board (ICB) brings the NHS together with its partners locally to improve health and care services for the 1.8 million people who live and work in Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire  and Berkshire West.

 

As our CEO, you’ll shape a new approach to health and care across our region, with partnership working at its heart.

 

With your inspirational leadership skills, you’ll turn our boardroom strategies into life-saving outcomes. You will work with partners across the system to manage a multi-billion-pound budget  to drive change, tackle inequalities, deliver value for money, and embed long-term health and  care improvements through a health and care workforce of more than 50,000 people.

 

You’ll have senior-level CEO experience in health, local or national Government, or the private  or third sectors. Most importantly, you’ll value and promote diversity – because like us, you believe the best organisations are those that reflect the communities they serve.

 

For further information visit: https://bob-icb.co.uk/

 

Or, contact our consultants at Penna: Rob Naylor (rob.naylor@penna.com 07922 417 550), Dawar Hashmi (dawar.hashmi@penna.com 07513 706265)  or Julie Towers (julie.towers@penna.com 07764 791736).

 

Meet the Chair and find out more at our online webinar on 7th February 2023, to register your intererest confidentially, email: emma.harding@penna.com

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Director of Workforce and Organisational Development

 

Salary: £96,416 - £105,006

 

Location: Northumberland

 

We’re building a stronger Northumberland – a place where everyone can thrive. A county of great opportunities where inequalities are challenged, and sustainable growth is nurtured. Led by a new Chief Executive, we’re determined to move the county forward both in economic and social terms. As Director of Workforce and Organisational Development, you’ll be part of a council that works for the good of all.

 

In this critical post, you’ll have a central role in our re-energised corporate leadership team. As our pandemic recovery continues, we’re embarking on a major programme of strategic change which means a highly engaged, productive workforce is integral to deliver overall success. We will look to you to lead on the design, delivery and assurance of both business as usual and strategic change activities which will ensure the current and future workforce feel they’re working for an innovative and caring organisation which invests in their skills and experience and wants to engage and involve them in decisions which will deliver continuous improvement for local people. In this way, we will build a culture centred around positive behaviours and personal responsibility and become an employer of first choice across the region and beyond.

 

You will be a member of the Council’s Senior Management Team and contribute to the delivery of effective strategic direction, leadership, and resource management. You will also help us prioritise to secure the public services across the locality and find ways to deliver services which provide best value for money. As the Council’s lead adviser on all workforce, HR, and OD activities, you’ll report to the Chief Executive, and support her, Members, and other senior colleagues in creating and maintaining initiatives which support workforce development, and maximise our ability to attract, retain and develop diverse talent.

 

Already a successful HR/OD professional, operating in a large, complex organisation, you’ll have managed large workforce strategies and know how to design and develop a culture which is overwhelmingly positive and productive. You’ll be adept at operating in a complex people focused environment and working in a collaborative way with partners, and in implementing major strategic change. Above all, you’ll share our values: excellence and quality; respect; keeping our communities safe and well; and putting residents first.

 

We’re a council that works for everyone, and we need people who’ll do the same. Join us in stunning Northumberland: For further information go to https://www.countyofopportunities.co.uk/

 

For a confidentional discussion please contact our retained consultant at Penna:

 

Julie Towers on 075009 61727 or Julie.Towers@penna.com

Kelly Ridley on 07709 512415 or Kelly.Ridley@penna.com

 

Closing Date: 6th February 2023

 

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Head of Estates Regeneration - London Borough of Brent

 

Salary range: £82,691 - £101,260

 

Contract: Permanent

 

Hours of work: 40 hours per week     

 

Location: South Kilburn estate office, Civic Centre, Wembley and remote working   

 

Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.

 

The Post - Head of Estates Regeneration

 

Brent is delivering an exciting regeneration programme for South Kilburn. The programme is just over halfway through and will transform the area into a sustainable, thriving neighbourhood with a real sense of place and belonging. It will bring over 2,400 new mixed tenure homes, community facilities, enterprise space, social infrastructure and enhanced public realm and open spaces. As Head of Service, you will be leading a team of regeneration and housing professionals, oversee the programme delivery, lead on procurement and delivery of major capital projects. You will work with colleagues across the Council and as part of the management team you will support the Director in delivering inclusive regeneration and economic development.  

 

The Person

 

You will have a good understanding of estate regeneration, the development process and delivering capital projects and bring a passion for improving the environment for residents. You will be an experienced and empathetic manager and be able to communicate well with the residents and stakeholders, consultants, developer partners, colleagues and councillors.

You will have good programme management skills and understand the financial aspects of delivering on a large, capital project, on time and to budget. You will be a good problem solver, continuously looking for ways to improve what you and the team do for the benefit of residents.

 

Brent benefits include:

 

• Competitive salary

• Generous Local Government pension scheme

• Flexible working hours and the opportunity to work from home (laptop and iPhone provided)

• Opportunities for training and development

• Commitment to supporting workforce health and wellbeing with access to a free confidential employee counselling service

• Access to our Zipcar scheme and a range of cost saving travel schemes

• Access to My Brent Rewards, our dedicated website for staff with big brand discounts and local offers

 

Additional Information

 

Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Brent has a positive approach to flexible working. As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us.

 

For more information please click 'Apply' to dowload a candidate pack

 

For a confidential conversation please contact our retained consultants at Penna:

 

Dawar Hashmi on 07513 706265 or Dawar.Hashmi@penna.com

Priyesh Bhadressa on 07548 108176 or Priyesh.Bhadressa@penna.com

 

Closing Date: Monday 6th February 2023

 

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