Manchester City Council

Work, jobs, training & advice Working for the council

The Council as an employer

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An organisation is only as good as the people it employs - that's why Manchester City councils most valuable resource is its workforce. Some 19,000 individuals work for the council in a wide variety of occupations, includingincluding social workers, building surveyors, teachers, catering assistants, architects, personnel advisors, policy officers, craft and manual operatives, solicitors, youth workers, finance officers, research assistants cleaners and web designers. Whatever the job, Manchester City council has the experts on its payroll. We are the largest employer in Manchester.

Together they provide the diverse range of abilities and experience necessary to deliver high-quality, value for money services to the city and its people, and they help ensure Manchester's status as a place where people want to live, work and visit, and where businesses choose to locate.

We take care to match the right people with the right skills to the right jobs in a way that benefits both our staff and the communities we serve. Manchester City Council employees not only have the chance to enjoy a rewarding career, with opportunities for development, but also to be part of the team that is shaping the future of a vibrant, go ahead city. In such a large and diverse organisation like ours there are many careers and opportunities available whether you are just starting out, fancy a career change or wish to progress further in your current career.

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