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

14 jobs with City of Wolverhampton Council

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  • Chief Administrator/Housekeeper

    Towers Outdoor Education Centre, Capel Curig, North Wales £21,962 - £24,964 City of Wolverhampton Council

    The opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated enthusiastic person to take up this exciting role situated in Capel Curig, North Wales

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  • 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

  • Electrician

    Wolverhampton £27,668-£31,601 City of Wolverhampton Council

    Highway Operations.Electrician – Street Lighting37hours per week (working any 5 out of 7 days – also working on call out rota)Salary – Grade 6 Sc

  • 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

  • Service Director - Public Service Reform

    Civic Centre up to £98,328 City of Wolverhampton Council

    Salary up to £98,328 per annumThis is a unique and exciting opportunity to fundamentally shape the future of public services in the City of Wolverhamp

  • 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

  • Archives and Local Studies Assistant

    City of Wolverhampton Council £17,772 - £20,138 City of Wolverhampton Council

    Archives and Local Studies AssistantWolverhampton Archives & Local StudiesGrade 4 - £17,772 - £20,138 pro-rata15 hours per week

  • Home to School Passenger Assistants

    Wolverhampton City Centre £15,507 City of Wolverhampton Council

    Get more smiles per mile Permanent, Temporary and Casual contracts available. Various hours available - to be discussed at interview stage if shor

  • Panel Administrator

    Wolverhampton £17,547 - £19,939 City of Wolverhampton Council

    2 x part time posts - 18.5 hours per week. 1 permanent and 1 fixed termPermanent post: Monday and Tuesday, 8.30 – 5.00 p.m. Wednesday 8.30 -12 noon

  • Work Coach

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

    Wolves@WorkGrade 5 (Salary range: £21,745 - £24,717) PermanentThe City of Wolverhampton Council and Jobcentre Plus are embarking on an innovative new

  • Shift Leader

    Wolverhampton City Ciuncil £27,394 - £31,288 City of Wolverhampton Council

    We are seeking a Shift leaderTo work and lead a team of family support workers in a supportive and holistic way to aid families and young children to

  • Housing Options and Prevention Service Manager

    Wolverhampton City Centre £41,551 - £45,242 City of Wolverhampton Council

    Housing Options and Prevention Service ManagerGrade 8 - £41,551 - £45,242 (permanent role)The Council works very closely with its wholly owned Arm’s L

  • Caretaker

    Telford and Wrekin £17,547 - £19,939 pro rata City of Wolverhampton Council

    We are seeking a Caretaker to be based at Priorslee Primary Academy in Telford to undertake Caretaking duties and general cleaning duties£9

  • Payroll Support Administrator (The Hub)

    Wolverhampton Civic Centre £17,547 - £19,939 City of Wolverhampton Council

    We are seeking 2 highly motivated and enthusiastic Payroll Administrators.2x Full Time Permanent1x Part Time PermanentYou will need to have worked in

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