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Case Study | Local Government - City of Stoke On Trent

Posted on May 2024

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Stoke on Trent City Council required an Interim Assistant Director of Housing Management to work alongside their incumbent Assistant Director to share the workload in preparation for the new social housing legislations coming into place in April. With a managed vendor in place the role was released to numerous suppliers.

Priorities supported:

  • Recruit an experienced housing director with large council experience who would add value immediately.

  • Work with a consultancy committed to identifying the ideal candidate who aligned with the team dynamic in addition to possessing the leadership skill set.

  • Instigate a far-reaching recruitment campaign to ensure success.

Experience applied:

  • Utilised our database and local government specialist network to contact 27 candidates.

  • Managed the three-stage interview process to ensure minimal disruption to the client’s busy schedule.

Outcomes achieved:

To discuss your Local Government recruitment requirements contact:

Bella White (NeeThornton)


0121 616 0660