How to Apply

Thank you for expressing an interest in the post of Chief Executive at Northamptonshire Partnership Homes (NPH). If you have read the candidate briefing information and you would like to apply, please follow the guidelines below.


Please submit an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) and covering letter quoting reference number: ema452

We also request that you complete an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form which can be downloaded here. Any information collated from the Equality and Diversity Recruitment Monitoring Forms will not be used as part of the selection process and will be treated as strictly confidential.

Please return your application by Noon, 30 January 2023 (electronic submissions) to our retained consultants at ema consultancy Ltd: email:

How to apply

It is important that your CV highlights supporting evidence of how your previous experience and skills relate to the criteria outlined in the Job Description and Person Specification. Within your CV, please supply the following:

  • Full name and postal address;
  • Work and home telephone number, mobile number and email address (NB most written communication with you will be electronic);
  • Relevant employment history;
  • Education qualifications;
  • Current salary;
  • Current Memberships of relevant professional associations/Institutes and dates

Your covering letter (maximum of 3 pages) should be used to convey why you are attracted to the role describing how your relevant experience and skills will help NPH map out and deliver their future purpose, direction and priorities. The covering letter is considered an important aspect of your application and will be used to assess your motivation for the role.


The timetable for the selection process is included below. In your supporting letter, please advise us if you have any difficultly with the outlined dates and/or any other dates when you are unavailable for assessment. We try to offer flexibility, but it can be difficult to convene the selection panel outside the advertised selection dates due to diary commitments.



Closing Date

Noon, 30 January 2023

Screening Interviews (online)

w/c 30th January 2023

Final Interviews and Assessments

w/c 20 or 27 February 2023

Final interviews will be face to face and involve a presentation, in depth panel interview and online personality profiling.


All applications will be considered and assessed against the requirements of the Person Specification in order to select an initial long list of candidates. If you have been successful at this stage ema will contact you via telephone/email immediately following the initial longlisting meeting with NPH.


If you have any queries about the position or the selection process; or if you would like an informal and confidential discussion with our consultants, please do not hesitate to contact, Anne Elliott on 07768 027837 or Ian Robertson on 07947 126329.

Thank you for your interest in this position.

Anne Elliott

Managing Director