City of Wolverhampton Council

City of Wolverhampton Council
Civic Centre
St. Peter's Square
Wolverhampton
West Midlands
WV1 1HE
United Kingdom

Tel: 01902 552345

About City of Wolverhampton Council

wolvesThere’s never been a better time to join award winning City of Wolverhampton Council when we are at an exciting stage of transformation for the organisation and the city.

The council

We are an ambitious organisation working hard to deliver the best services for people in Wolverhampton; working for us gives you the opportunity to make a difference to their lives.

Our ambition is to be nothing less than ‘excellent’; this year we have been ‘Highly Commended’ in the Local Authority of the Year award category at the Municipal Journal (MJ) Awards and awarded the Best

Council Services team award for our leisure brand WV Active.

We are committed to working in partnership with communities, voluntary and private sector organisations and local businesses. Together we form the Wolverhampton Partnership to prioritise businesses, empower people and communities, re-invigorate the city and support the council to be confident and capable to realise our ambition to be ‘excellent’. 

The City of Wolverhampton Council employs over 7,400 people (Including 3,200 school employees) in more than 600 different trades and professions. We are committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforce.  The council operates a Guaranteed Interview Policy for people with a disability and those who meet the essential criteria for the post are guaranteed an interview.

We are investing heavily in skills and training. There will be new roles and new opportunities which makes this an exceptionally exciting time to join us.

The city

The city of Wolverhampton is now amongst the top-ten economic growth areas in the UK, thanks to more than £3.7 billion-worth of investment on-site or planned. The city has already seen rapid developments with major projects like i54, The Way Youth Zone and i10 and more exciting developments are planned for the westside of the city. The leisure-led mixed user scheme includes a multi-screen cinema, restaurants, bars, hotel, multi-storey car park and apartments

We benefit from being in a prime location, with excellent transport links at the heart of the UK’s high speed rail and motorway networks.  

Wolverhampton is also rated as one of the top cities in the UK for families. More than 80 per cent of the city’s primary and secondary schools are rated as ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted. Wolverhampton also offers a wide range of family friendly facilities with stunning parks and green spaces and top entertainment attractions such as Wolverhampton Art Gallery, the Civic and Wulfrun Halls and the Grand Theatre all of which attract top acts such as Jimmy Carr, Gary Barlow, World Darts Competition, upcoming bands and West End productions.

You

We offer a wide range of benefits including competitive salaries that progress within different grades for the variety of jobs on offer. A generous annual leave entitlement of 24 days, including 8 bank holidays and 1 additional statutory day at Christmas, which rises as your length of service increases. There is also an option to buy up to 10 days additional leave.

The council offers an excellent Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) with employee and employer contributions based on salary grades and other benefits including:

  • Index linked pension
  • Option to convert your pension for tax-free cash when you retire
  • Retirement on the grounds of ill-health at any age.

The council also offers a wide range of flexible working options to fit in around your commitments including:

  • Flexi-time
  • Reduced hours working
  • Job share
  • Compressed working hours
  • Homeworking
  • Term time only

Other rewards

  • Discounted city parking at a number of sites with reduced charges for blue badge holders
  • Annual Travel Card Scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice scheme for childcare vouchers, cars with a wide range of ‘green’ vehicles, cycles and associated equipment and personal IT equipment and smartphones
  • Retail, leisure, legal and ethical savings and loans through Wolverhampton Credit Union

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14 jobs with City of Wolverhampton Council

  • Landscape Architect

    • Wolverhampton
    • 35299 - 39961
    • City of Wolverhampton Council

    City of Wolverhampton CouncilPlace – City Environment, Environmental Services Landscape Architect (Grade 7)£35,299 – £39,961

  • Experienced Social Worker

    • University of Wolverhampton Science Park, Glaisher Drive Wolverhampton, WV10 9TG
    • £35,229 - £39,961
    • City of Wolverhampton Council

    An exciting opportunity has arisen to appointment experienced Social Worker. We are seeking full time permanent Social Worker to work within the Comm

  • SEND Casework Assistant

    • Civic Centre, Wolverhampton, WV1 1HE
    • £22,401 - £25,463
    • City of Wolverhampton Council

    Would you like to work in a busy team ensuring that children and young people with special educational needs/disability (0 -25) and their families are

  • Teaching Learning and Assessement Manager

    • Old Hall Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 3AU
    • £31011-£33404 pro rata
    • City of Wolverhampton Council

    Rated by Ofsted as an “Outstanding” provider, Adult Education Wolverhampton delivers high quality learning opportunities that inspire

  • L2 Assistant Web Developer Apprentice

    • Wolverhampton
    • 8080 - 15064
    • City of Wolverhampton Council

    L2 Assistant Web Developer ApprenticeFixed term contract for 12 monthsRate of pay: Under 18 £8,080 (per annum) Over 18

  • Newly Qualified Social Worker

    • Wolverhampton
    • £28,221 - £32,233
    • City of Wolverhampton Council

    Begin your exciting career in social work at City of Wolverhampton Council. As an Ofsted ‘Good’ rated service, we are committed to providing the best

  • Social Worker

    • Wolverhampton
    • £35,229 - £39.961
    • City of Wolverhampton Council

    Develop your career in social work at City of Wolverhampton Council. As an Ofsted ‘Good’ rated service, we are committed to providing the best care

  • Teacher/Assessor: Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (STLS)

    • Adult Education, Wolverhampton
    • 19668 - 23862 pro rata
    • City of Wolverhampton Council

    Rated by Ofsted as an ‘Outstanding’ provider, Adult Education Wolverhampton delivers high quality learning opportunities that inspire

  • Support Worker - Residential

    • Duke Street, Wednesfield
    • £22401 -£25463
    • City of Wolverhampton Council

    Duke Street Bungalows provide residential accommodation for 16 adults with Learning Disability, and who may have additional physical support needs

  • PENSIONS ADMINISTRATOR

    • Wolverhampton
    • £22401 -£25463
    • City of Wolverhampton Council

    An exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint three Pensions Administrators (12-month fixed term contract) within the fund’s benefit operations team

  • Cleaning Assistants

    • Sutton Coldfield
    • £8.82 per hour
    • City of Wolverhampton Council

    Salary - Grade 2 LPP 2 £8.82 per hour2 x 12.5 hours per vacancies1 x 11.25 hours per week vacancyTerm time only contracts We are seeking to recruit Cl

  • Social Work Unit Manager

    • City of Wolverhampton Council
    • £42806-£46608
    • City of Wolverhampton Council

    An opportunity has arisen within the City of Wolverhampton Council Adult Mental Health Social Work Team to recruit 1 FTE Social Work Unit Managers

  • Cleaning Assistant

    • Birmingham/Sutton Coldfield
    • £17,007
    • City of Wolverhampton Council

    Cleaning AssistantGrade 2 LPP 2 £8.82 per hour12.5 hours per week Monday to Friday 52 week contractWe are seeking to recruit a Cleaning Assistant to

  • Youth Offending Team Officer

    • Wolverhampton
    • £28,221 – £32,233
    • City of Wolverhampton Council

    Wolverhampton is a high performing YOT and we offer a real opportunity for postholders to develop their skills and knowledge within an environment off