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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25 jobs with City of Wolverhampton Council

  • Wolverhampton Safeguarding Board Manager

    • Wolverhampton
    • £53,165- £55,909
    • City of Wolverhampton Council

    Wolverhampton Safeguarding Board Manager Safeguarding ServicePriory Green, PendefordSalary: Grade 10 (£53,165- £55,909) Full-time 37 hoursWe are seeki

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  • Senior Social Worker

    • City of Wolverhampton Council
    • £42,806 -£46,608
    • City of Wolverhampton Council

    Develop your career in social work at City of Wolverhampton Council.This is an exciting time to joins us, as an Ofsted ‘Good’ rated service

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  • Social Worker

    • Wolverhampton
    • £35,229 - £39,961
    • City of Wolverhampton Council

    Social WorkerChild Protection and Children and Young People in Care Services£35,229 - £39,961Develop your career in social work at City of Wolverhampt

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  • Assistant Director

    • City of Wolverhampton
    • £81,680 -£98,328
    • City of Wolverhampton Council

    Interim Position – 3-6 monthsAn opportunity has arisen for an experienced professional to join one of the largest Local Government Pension Schemes as

  • Social Care Team Manager

    • Wolverhampton City Centre
    • £49,522 - £52,416
    • City of Wolverhampton Council

    Develop your career in social work at City of Wolverhampton Council.This is an exciting time to joins us, as an Ofsted ‘Good’ rated service

  • Cleaning Assistants

    • Wolverhampton
    • 10,000
    • City of Wolverhampton Council

    Grade 2 LPP 2 £8.82 per hourBetween 7.5 and 15 hours per week Monday to Friday 52 week and term time only contractsWe are seeking to recruit Cleaning

  • Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Numeracy

    • Colton Hills Community School
    • £16,839
    • City of Wolverhampton Council

    Higher Level Teaching Assistant with responsibility for Numeracy Intervention32.5 hrs pw term time onlyColton Hills Community School is seeking to app

  • Democratic Services Officer

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

    We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Democratic Services Officer to join our dynamic team at the heart of City of Wolverhampton Council

  • Schools Support Coordinator

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

    Contract: 12 months fixed termAre you a hardworking, committed professional, flexible in your thinking and attitude to work, highly motivated and able

  • Community Safety Officer

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

    COMMUNITY SAFETY TEAMThe Safer Wolverhampton Partnership aims to improve the quality of life for people who live, work and visit Wolverhampton by co-o

  • Production Support Manager

    • Wolverhampton
    • £42,806 - £46,608
    • City of Wolverhampton Council

    City of Wolverhampton Council is seeking to strengthen its ICT team, requiring a Production Support Manager to join the team. You will be responsible

  • Environmental Health Team Leader

    • Wolverhampton City Centre
    • £42,806 - £46,608
    • City of Wolverhampton Council

    Environmental Health Team Leader x2 posts.The City of Wolverhampton Council Private Sector Housing service is growing, in line with legislative and se

  • Regulatory Compliance Manager

    • Wolverhampton City Council
    • £35,229 - £39,961
    • City of Wolverhampton Council

    The West Midlands Pension Fund is one of the UK’s largest pension Funds providing, from its base in Wolverhampton, local authority pension benefits fo

  • Financial Safeguarding Support Officer

    • Wolverhampton
    • £22,401 - £25,463
    • City of Wolverhampton Council

    1 x 18.5 hours per weekWe are seeking a Financial Safeguarding Support Officer to work part-time within the Community Financial Support Service

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  • Procurement Manager

    • Wolverhampton City Centre
    • £35,229 - £39,961
    • City of Wolverhampton Council

    At the City of Wolverhampton Council, we have reinvigorated our approach to procurement in the public sector. Our Procurement team are commercial pro

  • Procurement Manager

    • Wolverhampton
    • £35,229- £39,961
    • City of Wolverhampton Council

    Located in the heart of the city of Wolverhampton, we offer a modernised working environment with great transport links, a wide-ranging staff benefits

  • Assessment & Recovery Officer

    • Wolverhampton
    • £22,401 - £25,463
    • City of Wolverhampton Council

    2x Advert for Assessment & Recovery Officer Posts Assessment and Recovery Officers (12 Month Contract) £22,401 - £25,463 (grade 5) 37 hours per weekA

  • Project Delivery Manager

    • Wolverhampton
    • £49,522 - £52,416
    • City of Wolverhampton Council

    Professional team delivering a programme of works averaging around £50 million.You must be experienced in the construction industry (building) and als

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  • Teacher - Mathematics

    • City of Wolverhampton
    • £19,667 - £23,861
    • City of Wolverhampton Council

    Teacher: Mathematics - x 2Can you challenge and inspire?Adult Education Wolverhampton is an Outstanding - Grade 1 provider delivering a wide ranging

  • Subject Leader: Mathematics

    • Wolverhampton
    • 25060 - 27445
    • City of Wolverhampton Council

    Adult Lecturer conditions – Scale 11 – 13 (£25,060 - £27,445 pro-rata) 10 hours per week only (250 Teaching hours, 150 Subject Lead duties plus per ye