Brighton Council Jobs - Apprenticeships And Careers

This is our Brighton City Council jobs feature,we aim to continually update it adding new information and removing time expired content. This page contains a helpful concise guide about Brighton and Hove city council, details or links of current vacancies as well as feedback and comments from users and our researcher. If you have recent experience of working for the City Council or their recruitment process we welcome your comments. Our contact details are at the foot of the page. Follow this link for more jobs in Sussex.

Brighton & Hove City Council is one of the largest employers in Sussex. The size of its workforce stands at about 7,500 employees, however as this recession has got deeper job cuts in local goverment have become greater, the workforce may in fact be shrinking and published vacancies open to members of the public are in fact less than three or four years ago. As well as; full time, part time casual and temporary vacancies, Brighton can offer work placement and Apprenticeships.

The work reflects the diverse nature of the council's activities. For recent job vacancies at Brighton & Hove City Council see below or to visit the website

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What is it like to work for the council?

A recent staff survey showed that, 74% of employees thought the council was a good employer and 87% said they enjoyed their jobs. Times are getting more challenging across the public sector but the City has traditionally enjoyed a reputation as a good employer.

Opportunities include: professional, technical or manual work both full or part-time. The council offers:

  • Attractive rates of pay
  • Minimum of 24 days holiday entitlement plus bank holidays
  • Excellent final salary pension scheme
  • Maternity, paternity and adoption leave above the statutory minimum
  • Achievable work/life balance through a range of flexible working options including job-share, compressed working patterns, term-time only working, annualised hours
  • Generous leave provisions to help employees deal with childcare/domestic emergencies and bereavement
  • Comprehensive training and development opportunities
  • Nursery facilities for employees children aged 6 months to 5 years
  • Excellent occupational sick pay scheme
  • Childcare benefit voucher scheme
  • Confidential counselling and welfare service
  • Financial assistance to help new staff relocate to the area and key worker housing scheme (where applicable)
  • Discounts on bus tickets for staff travelling to and from work and interest free loans to purchase bus and rail season tickets and bikes.

Published vacancies (visit the website for the current opportunities) at the time of writing included:


  • Kings House, Grand Avenue, Hove BN3 2LS
  • Tel: 01273 290000

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