How to Apply

  • Please apply by submitting a comprehensive CV together with a supporting statement which outlines your motivation for applying for the role and how you meet the person specification (no more than 4 sides of A4 in length). Please ensure that you address the key requirements set out in the person specification and demonstrate why you are the right candidate for Cheshire East and how you will deliver in line with and live our 5 values and behaviours.
  • Please let us have details of two referees (one should ideally be your current employer) - we will only approach referees with your permission and if you are shortlisted.
  • 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 make sure you return your application by the closing date as stated below.

 

Our Values

Flexibility: adaptable, open to learning and resilient
Innovation: creative, challenges convention and always looks to improve
Responsibility: delivers on promises, efficient and has integrity
Service: listens, delivers quality, is reliable and enables others
Teamwork: respectful, inclusive and contributes at all levels

Recruitment Timetable

Closing Date for Applications Monday, 30th September 2019
Longlist Discussions
(Candidates are not required to attend – Penna will contact you directly following the meeting)
Monday, 7th October 2019
Technical Assessment and Meeting with Leader and Deputy Leader
(Crewe)
Monday, 14 October 2019 *
Shortlist Discussions
(Candidates are not required to attend – Penna will contact you directly following the meeting)
Monday, 28 October 2019
Final Panel Process
(To include Assessment Centre and Member Interview)
Monday, 11th November 2019 *

 * Please highlight clearly in your application and / or make Penna colleagues aware if you have any issues with the process dates.