Are you ready for your next leadership challenge?

We have noticed a significant increase in demand for senior leaders, at the Head of Service level and above, seeking permanent roles within local councils. These positions span vital sectors including Education, Children & Adult Social Care, and Housing. Now, more than ever, councils need seasoned leaders who can drive positive outcomes and provide stability to these critical services.

We are eager to connect with professionals like you who are looking to take the next step in their careers and make a meaningful impact on the communities they serve. For a confidential discussion on how we can support your career aspirations, please reach out to us today.
Our team of consultants boasts over 100 years of combined experience in recruiting for Local Authorities. We deeply understand the unique needs of key services across Education, Social Care, and Housing, and we leverage this expertise to match you with opportunities that best align with your skills and career goals.

Recent Permanent Placements Include:

  • Educational Psychologists and Principal Educational Psychologists
  • Director of Children’s Services
  • Senior School Improvement Lead Adviser
  • Head of Children’s Services
  • Head of SEND
  • Head of Homelessness
  • Adult Social Care Service Manager
  • Head of Outdoor Education

If you are interested in discussing your career aspirations and how we can assist you, please send us your current CV, highlighting your area of specialisation. We can then arrange a call at your earliest convenience.

Even if the roles listed above are not a perfect match for your expertise, we would still like to know your availability in the coming months. This way, we can keep you informed about upcoming opportunities that align with your skills. Please send your most up-to-date CV to or call on 0117 313 7110, and one of our Local Government team members will be in touch.

We look forward to supporting you in finding a role that matches your ambitions and expertise.

Our clients are passionate about creating and evolving a diverse workforce and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant.  Recruiting decisions are based on your experience and skills.  Any reasonable adjustments in the workplace will be fully supported during the application and hiring process.

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Managing this role

Ailidh Van Wyk

Associate Director of Client Engagement – Education