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Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

0121 569 3300
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell Council House
Freeth Street
West Midlands
B69 3BS
United Kingdom

Who are we?

Sandwell is situated at the very heart of the West Midlands, just a stone’s throw from Birmingham. A large, diverse, metropolitan borough, Sandwell offers exciting opportunities for all in a friendly, supportive environment.

Why work for us?

  • Generous annual leave entitlements
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Access to an award-winning employee benefits scheme, which includes:
  • An exclusive retail discounts portal
  • Salary sacrifice schemes for cars, bikes, technology and car parking
  • An employee assistance and counselling service
  • Annual leave purchase scheme
  • A wide variety of learning and development opportunities
  • Flexi-time working
  • A variety of leave schemes including carers, compassionate, maternity and paternity
  • Volunteering scheme

Your career at Sandwell Council

We offer something for everyone, with an incredibly wide range of career opportunities, at any stage of your career, from apprentices to senior managers.

Whether your focus is a support service, such as Finance, Human Resources, Legal or ICT, or a frontline service, such as Social Care, Planning & Regeneration, Housing or Leisure, it’s worth looking at what Sandwell has to offer.

Our plans for the future

Our Vision 2030 shows just how committed we are to creating the best future possible for our communities and for the people who live and work in Sandwell. 

We’re a progressive organisation, and we’re proud of what we’ve achieved so far, but we know there’s much more to do to make our vision. For more information on our plans for the future see our dedicated vision 2030 page;

For more information about working for Sandwell Council, our recruitment process and our offer to you please visit;

For information on our Values and Behaviours, please visit:

To view a copy of the Local Government Career Guide, please visit;

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Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council Articles

  • Jackie Hawkins - Library Manager

    • 30 Jan 2023
    • Fiona Narburgh

    I’m Jackie and I’m a Library Manager. Gone are the days when you walked through our doors to silence and being told to ‘shush’ if anyone did dare talk. We want our libraries to be full of sounds whether that’s a story telling or play session, a craft workshop, a theatre production, live music event, or the knit and natter group.

  • Beverley - Commissioner & Co-Chair of WM ADASS Carers’ Network

    • 14 Nov 2022
    • Beverley Stevens

    Beverley is a Commissioner at Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council & Co-Chair of WM ADASS Carers’ Network. Find out more about her role ...