Childrens services roles

We are pleased to have appointed to two senior Childrens services roles during July at Bolton and Leeds councils. Both authorities were attractive propositions to candidates, with excellent recent track record in developing high quality, innovative and consistent services. However these authorities are ambitious, wishing to keep enhancing and developing their provision so not resting


Leeds City Council – Director Children and Families

Role appointed to Leeds City Council – Director Children and Families (£137 – 149k) Leeds is a diverse, vibrant, urban place, with a rich range of communities and life-experiences. Our vision is that we become the ‘Best city in the UK’ by 2030, which means: Leeds will be fair, open and welcoming Leeds’ economy will


Bolton Council – AD Children and Families

Role appointed to Assistant Director – Children and Families (up to £88k) This role is critical to the leadership of the People Department.  One of our future priorities is ensuring increased integration with health across Greater Manchester works for Bolton. We’re helping to shape thinking in Children’s Services across Greater Manchester while taking our services


Newcastle City Council – Chief Operational Officer

Role appointed to Newcastle City Council – Chief Operational Officer (£90 – 95k) This role has been created to bring a step-change in our customer focus, quality of service and internal culture.  We want to embrace the best and most appropriate service models to make us fit for the future and best serve the city.


Career Advice for Me

Career Advice for Me aims to give you a competitive edge in a tough jobs market – to put you ahead of the chasing pack with clear, realistic, grounded and honest advice that helps you to take control of your career. This website is written by experienced recruiters who have succeeded across all sectors, at


cyrcla – new relationship management app launched

Proventure is delighted to launch the new app “cyrcla” on the App Store this week. A personal networking/basic CRM designed to support individuals in developing better relationships, cyrcla provides measures and analysis of the ever so important quality aspect of relationships and influence. Here’s a link to it – It’s free.  Feel free to share


West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) 2 Directors and 7 Heads of Service appointed

It has been a busy summer and autumn at WYCA. We have supported this growing and evolving organisation in the recruitment of 9 new and existing senior roles. As WYCA develops its voice and influence, the Heads of Communications, Transport Policy and Economic Policy will have a significant impact on the regional and national debate.


New Director and Service Heads roles at West Yorkshire Combined Authority

WYCA – the combined authority for West Yorkshire continues to develop and grow as it works towards generating economic growth through improving transport, increasing jobs and more affordable housing. As such, the authority is recruiting to its senior team, new roles which will provide the key skills and expertise to really maximise the opportunities presented


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