Assistant Director - Homes and Communities

West Lindsey District Council

Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

  • Location

    Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

  • Job type


  • Sector

    Housing, Local Government

  • Salary/Remuneration

    £60,000 to £70,000 plus generous relocation support

  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    06 September 2020

  • Client

    West Lindsey District Council

Ref: GSe57975

West Lindsey District Council’s vision is “a great place to be where people, businesses and communities can thrive and realise their potential”. We have established a clear strategic framework, a whole systems leadership approach and galvanised our workforce to assist us make this a reality. We are now seeking two Assistant Directors to join our senior leadership team and to support us to turn our vision into reality and help our people, communities and businesses to reach their full potential.

As the Assistant Director of Homes and Communities you will set the direction of our Homes and Communities strategy with a focus on delivering housing, health and wellbeing and community projects that support job creation, address poverty, inequality and exclusion, and builds stronger more resilient communities. You will lead a multiskilled team that is committed to enhancing our communities, our environment and creating a vibrant rural economy. We are looking for an experienced housing, communities or health and wellbeing professional with a track record of improving health and wellbeing outcomes as well as developing homes and environments that meet our community needs, and a desire to support us to enhance our local communities and deliver economic growth.

We have a clear vision that focuses on enabling people, communities and businesses to realise their full potential. If you would like to be part of our journey to make this vision reality then please  contact Rachel Cox (0113 205 6068) or Gary Evans (0113 205 6080).

Closing date7th September 2020 at 9am
Longlist meeting9th September 2020
Preliminary interviews17th September 2020 (virtual)
Online assessmentsw/c 21st September 2020
Final interviews1st October 2020 (virtual)
How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email to confirm that you have applied. If you do not receive this email, please make contact with GatenbySanderson.

Contact details
Gary Evans: 0113 205 6080

Philip Emms: 0113 205 6078