Wakefield s151 Assistant Chief Executive appointed

Wakefield Council have concluded the recruiment process for their new Assistant Chief Executive – Resources and Governance. The aim of the search and selection process was to identify individuals who brought the more traditional local government skills around section 151 responsibilities, but also combine some more commercial and varied sector experience with the capability to

Christmas charity donation 2015

Every year Proventure makes a donation to charity instead of sending out any christmas cards. For every email we send to our contacts and response we receive we donate £1. It’s a great way of staying in touch, and hearing back from many about how their year has gone. For the last couple of years


Head of Investment Planning – Rail North – Up to £66k

Rail North is an organisation representing the local authorities in the north of England and in partnssership with The Department for Transport will oversee the delivery of the Northern and Transpennine rail franchises. This role will lead the delivery of the investment functions of Rail North Ltd and the joint investment functions with DfT. The


Seven new senior roles at Bradford Council

We are delighted to be working with the City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council on the following seven roles: City Solicitor, Deputy Director – Children’s Social Care, Deputy Director – Education, Employment & Skills, Assistant Director – Performance, Commissioning & Partnerships, Assistant Director – Estates and Property Services, Assistant Director – Economy and Development and

Proventure charity donation 2014 – York Foodbank

For the 3rd consecutive year we are delighted to have donated £500 to the York Food Bank, raised as part of our annual Christmas card email campaign. We don’t send Christmas cards – for every person we email we donate £1, and for every reply from our clients and contacts we receive we also donate

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Chair of the Leeds Safeguarding Adults Board

We are pleased to be working with Leeds City Council and its wider partners in the community to search for a new Chair of the Leeds Safeguarding Adults Board. Leeds has set out its intention to be a healthy and caring city for all ages – keeping vulnerable adults safe from harm is a key


AD Children’s Social Care – Newcastle CC appointed

We are delighted to have worked on the successful campaign to appoint the new Assistant Director of Children’s Social Care at Newcastle City Council. Following the current Assistant Director’s move to lead the innovative Family Insights Programme, Karen Simmons will take up the post from August 2016 to continue the development of these highly regarded

Union Officer Career Management Courses 2015

During February to April we delivered our regional Officer Career Management courses for the 4th year. Alongside officers attending from repeat unions, we have welcomed new unions sending their officers plus others sending their interns and society Chairs in recognition of their contribution to their organisation. This is perhaps a sign of an increased desire

Senior Management Leadership Development

We recently finished the latest stage of the Leadership Development programme delivered to a large Yorkshire local authority Corporate Leadership Team. The programme, run over 8 months, involved a number of workshops, group and one to one discussions intended to support the Council’s move towards its new visison and strategic objectives. The new vision included