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Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

Big plans, bright future

Working for the Council (including Stockton Council jobs)

working for the council

We are committed to recruiting and retaining the best staff and developing future leaders from within the organisation. Stockton Council is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

If you're looking for the opportunity to make a real difference to people's lives and follow a stimulating and rewarding career within a first class organisation, come and work with us at Stockton Council.


Current job vacancies

View all of our current vacancies

Children’s social worker vacancies


How to apply

Please apply for Council vacancies online using the link provided on the relevant vacancy page.

The application form and guidance notes are available in alternative formats from Xentrall Recruitment services. Telephone 01642 526992 or email

How to apply for School, Academy and other jobs, is detailed in the advert information.


Applying for a job with the Council

  • We do not accept CVs.
  • You must complete an application form for each position if you apply for more than one job.
  • Guidance notes can be accessed from the online form.
  • A job description and person specification is available to download.
  • Complete all relevant sections of the application form fully.
  • Provide evidence of how you meet the criteria listed on the person specification, as your application will be assessed against these.
  • Ensure your application form is submitted by the closing date / time. Late applications will not be considered.


Once your application has been submitted

If you have not been contacted within four weeks of the closing date please assume that your application has not been successful.

If you would like a progress update or feedback on your application form you can request this by contacting Recruitment Services.


Big Plans for an Outstanding Borough

If you're new to the area, why not take a moment to read about our Big Plans for an outstanding Borough?