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

18 jobs with City of Wolverhampton Council

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  • Social Workers

    Civic Centre £34,538 - £39,177 City of Wolverhampton Council

    Are you ready for an exciting new challenge? Then join the best. The City of Wolverhampton Council’s MASH is further developing into a ‘family’ MASH

    New

  • Business Development Manager

    Civic Centre £34,196 - £38,789 City of Wolverhampton Council

    Business Development ManagerGrade 7Corporate DirectorateCity of Wolverhampton Council are seeking to recruit a full-time Business Development Manager

  • Developer

    Civic Centre £34,538 - £39,177 City of Wolverhampton Council

    We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated developer to work as part of the Development team to deliver, maintain and support highly available

  • Assistant Psychologist

    Alfred Squire Road Office £21,962 - £24,964 City of Wolverhampton Council

    City of Wolverhampton Council’s Inclusion Support Service are seeking to appoint an Assistant Psychologist who work within our Educational Psychology

  • Systems Support Officer

    Wolverhampton City Centre £21,962 - £24,964 City of Wolverhampton Council

    GIS and Idox Support Team An exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced and talented individual to join our friendly and efficient

  • Tutor - Family Learning

    Wolverhampton £19,281.94 - £23,393.45 City of Wolverhampton Council

    Tutor - Family Learning Adult Lecturer conditions – Scale 4 – 10 (£19,283 – £23,393 pro-rata) 10 Hours per week (10 teaching hours and 8

  • Special School Improvement Officer

    Wolverhampton £50,567 - £54,042 City of Wolverhampton Council

    We are looking for an experienced SEN Advisor who has the knowledge and skills to offer advice, support and challenge to school leaders across the Cit

  • Tutor

    Adult Education Service £19,281.94 - £23,292.45 City of Wolverhampton Council

    Tutor – Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools / Early Years Education Adult Education Wolverhampton Adult Lecturer conditions – Scale 4 – 10

  • Relationship Management Officer

    City of Wolverhampton £34,538 - £39,177 City of Wolverhampton Council

    An exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint a Relationship Management Officer who will be responsible for building and maintaining working relations

  • Social Workers

    City of Wolverhampton £34,538 - £39,177 City of Wolverhampton Council

    Are you ready for an exciting new challenge? Then join the City of Wolverhampton Council’s Children’s Services.We take great pride in the work we do a

  • Newly Qualified Social Workers

    City of Wolverhampton £27,668 - £31,6010 City of Wolverhampton Council

    Are you ready for an exciting new challenge? Then join the City of Wolverhampton Council’s Children’s Services.We take great pride in the work we do a

  • School Governance and Workforce Coordinator

    Civic Centre £21,962 - £24,964 City of Wolverhampton Council

    EducationSchool Governance and Workforce Coordinator Grade 5: £21,962 - £24,964Permanent 37 hours per weekThis is an exciting new opportunity for you

  • Social Work Unit Administrators

    City of Wolverhampton £17,772 - £20,138 (pro rata for part time posts) City of Wolverhampton Council

    Are you passionate about improving outcomes for children and families? Do you want to be at the heart of the way agencies work together to safeguard v

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  • Cleaner In Charge

    Old Hall Street Wolverhampton £17,547 - £19,939 (pro-rata) City of Wolverhampton Council

    We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic team member to carry out and be responsible for cleaning duties and supervision of cleaning staff b

  • School Crossing Patrol Mobile Warden

    City of Wolverhampton Council £15,807 (pro-rata) City of Wolverhampton Council

    Join our local heros we urgently need School Crossing patrol wardens within the following areas Woodcross, Hurst Hill, Parkfields, Penn, Merryhill

  • Health and Safety Advisor

    Wolverhampton City Council £34,196 - £38,789 City of Wolverhampton Council

    An excellent opportunity has arisen for a full time Health and Safety advisor with construction competencies to join the City of Wolverhampton Council

  • Education and Family Engagement Officer

    Wolverhampton City Centre £21,745 - £24,717 City of Wolverhampton Council

    We require a number of Education and Family Engagement OfficersTo work with designated schools to help them fulfil their responsibilities for recordin

  • School Crossing Patrol Warden

    Wolverhampton City Council £15,807 pro rata City of Wolverhampton Council

    Join our local heroes we urgently need School Crossing Patrol Wardens.PlaceSchool Crossing Patrol TeamSchool Crossing Patrol Wardenwe are keen to hear

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