Coming soon – Head of SEN – Newcastle CC

A crucial role with this highly regarded North Eastern local authority, supporting children and young people who face personal and education challenges in their lives. Set against the back drop of devolved powers and funding, this opportunity will allow significant input into shaping the provision and offer and really have an impact. Full details will be found on this website under the “Roles” tab during early September or simply click here. Please revisit this site soon to learn more about the role and download the Job Description and Person Specification. Alternatively email to express an interest and he will alert you when full details are available.

Deputy Director Children’s Social Care – Bradford Council

We will soon be launching a search campaign for a Deputy Director Children’s Social Care for Bradford Council. If you would like to learn more about the role when information becomes available then please contact Mark Tobin on 07717 725 844 or email

All information for the role and how to apply will be found by clicking the following link: TeamBradford

Director roles – North of Tyne Combined Authority

It’s a time of potential in the North East, and certainly for the three authorities north of the Tyne river. North Tyneside, Northumberland and Newcastle City councils have come together to form NoTCA with a principal aim to improve the prosperity and lives of all those who live in the area. The election of the area’s first Mayor means the organisation can now push on with a focus on inclusive economic growth and wider prosperity. With devolved powers and associated funding the combined authority can support business, skills, education and investment whilst also have an input into housing, transport and sustainable growth through green initiatives. There has been an interim team so far but now a permanent team is to be recruited. Initially we will be looking for a Director of Economic Growth to deliver programmes, and the Chief Executive’s key support, the Director of Policy and Performance. The Chief Executive role will also be recruited to on a different timeline. Information can be found in the Roles section – simply hover over “Roles” (top right in the menu at the top of this page) and look for the drop down menu.

Or to view more information on these roles click on the relevant link below:

Director of Economic Growth

Director of Policy and Performance


Chief Planning Officer – Leeds City Council

A great role with a real opportunity to have a significant impact in a city growing in many ways – Chief Planning Officer. Information about the role will be available on this website during March. Please visit the “Roles” pages or in the meantime email Elaine Smith via who will be able to alert you when the role becomes live and the timetable for the process.

Director of Finance, Bradford Council (up to £102k)

A great role at a good council. The lead finance role acting as section 151 officer, this person will be critical in supporting the leadership at Bradford steer through challenging times in local government. A key support to the Chief Executive and the Strategic Director of Resources, the Director will over see 95 staff across finance and procurement in the 5th largest council in England. Further information can be found on the council’s senior recruitment website Team Bradford

Chief Officer, HR – Leeds City Council

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Coming soon. Chief Officer, Human Resources at Leeds City Council. We will be commencing the search during March with likely interviews taking place in April/May. Once all role details and recruitment materials are finalised they will appear under the “roles” tab to please visit this site soon. Or alternatively email and let us know you wish to be alerted of the vacancy.

Chair of Lancashire LEP

We are pleased to have been commissioned by Lancashire Enterprise Partnership to support them in the recruitment of their next Board Chair. The role will be formally advertised during January and although the timetable has yet to be finalised, discussions with individuals interested in the role are likely to take place during March. If you would like us to contact you when role information is available please contact Mark Tobin via email Full information on the role will be found on this website within the roles section.

Strategic Director Children’s Services – Bradford Council – coming soon

We are delighted to be working once more with Bradford Council to recruit to their Strategic Director Children’s Services role. The campaign will launch in early January with brief details listed here on the “Roles” page. Full details will be found on TeamBradford senior management recruitment site, where the role and service will be described and you will be able to download the Job Description and Person Specification. If you would like to be alerted once further details are available then please email