Top councils hiring in London

Arran Williams, September 6, 2018

Bustling and filled with opportunity - London is one of the busiest cities in the world, and the perfect place to kick-start your career.

Check out why you should work for these top councils and apply for your dream role today...

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea recognise the diversity and differing needs of their population and are committed to treating everyone fairly and respectfully.

They aim for their services to be high quality, easy to access, and provided by skilled staff from the relevant professions working together.

The council and members of the Kensington and Chelsea Partnership are pledged to work together to improve the life chances of children and young people.

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Cutting-edge, challenging, vibrant and diverse - at Camden Council, they are committed to excellence in everything they do.

With around 6,000 staff (excluding teachers), their aim is to recruit and develop talented people who will focus on their customers, take responsibility, work together and find better and cheaper ways of doing things.

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Waltham Forest

The London Borough of Waltham Forest is fiercely ambitious. They want to make sure each and every one of their residents enjoys a good quality of life.

Good schools, great parks, excellent culture facilities, mass regeneration and budding community entrepreneurship are making it a place that people want to call home. The borough also has fantastic transport links, being only 20 minutes from the City and West End.

They are also proud to be the first ‘London Borough of Culture’ for 2019, so it is a truly exciting time to join the borough!

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Hackney wants to attract and keep talented workers to help deliver their services and develop their organisation.

They aim to recruit the right person for the right job, at the right time.

Their pledge to the accredited Skills Charter means that if you work for them, they will develop and equip you with the right skills to progress in their organisation!

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Enfield council's vision and strategic aims are supported by their values, which will ensure that they can meet the challenges of the future.

They work together across teams, departments and partners to deliver the best possible services for their residents, always putting the customer first.

They also pride themselves on empowering both their local community and staff - giving staff the skills, knowledge and confidence to improve services, take personal responsibility, accept risk and recognise success.

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In support of Building a Better Bromley (BBB) the council’s corporate operating principles set out their approach to creating a flexible, responsive organisation that can embrace new ways of working with partners and staff to maintain and improve services to their community.

As part of this, they are committed to providing a working environment in which staff can contribute to the success of the council. This staff commitment sets out the responsibility everyone shares in making this happen.

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The Southwark skyline is an impressive sight. The incredibly diverse range of buildings, offices and social facilities make it a real mix of old and new.

Extending from the River Thames into south-east London, Southwark encompasses some of the capital’s cultural hotspots, vibrant communities and acclaimed green spaces.

Their central location provides excellent transport links making it a highly accessible area.

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These are just a selection of councils in London who are offering excellent opportunities to take the next step in your career.

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