Jobs and careers

Jobs and careers

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Jobs with Walsall Council and Schools/Academies

Walsall Council vacancies

We advertise vacancies because we want the best talent available. If that's you, we're waiting for your application.

We use the WMJobs recruitment website to advertise our vacancies.  With WMJobs you have the option of registering your details which will allow you to set-up email alerts so you get to know about new vacancies first. You can view all Walsall Council and School vacancies on the WMJobs regional recruitment portal by using the following links:

You can also use our WMJobs employer page to search for vacancies.

School vacancies

There are 119 nurseries, schools and academies in Walsall.  There is a collaborative approach with schools working in clusters to support the best outcomes for children.  There is a culture of high expectation and commitment.  School vacancies are grouped in 3 headings which are shown below:

Social Work Matters - Children's Social Worker Recruitment

Some of our children require a special kind of support: yours.  Visit our microsite to find out more about joining Walsall Council as a Children's Social Worker.  We also have opportunities for Team Managers and Assistant Team Managers.

Jobs and training for 16-29 year olds

Black Country Impact programme Walsall can help young people aged 16-29 find work, education and training opportunities. The programme provides free training in a number of courses including Fork Lift Training, SIA Security Training, CSCS Construction, Hairdressing and more. Funding is also available to help young adults with travel, clothing and equipment if they are starting a new job or course. The Black Country Impact team have jobs with local employers which need to be filled immediately. To find out how the team can help you call 01922 654364, email bcimpact@walsall.gov.uk  

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Safer recruitment

The successful candidates for jobs in regulated activity with children or adults will be asked to apply for a disclosure and barring check through the Disclosure & Barring Service at the appropriate level. A conviction may not exclude candidates from these jobs but will be considered as part of the recruitment process. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

For appropriate roles, candidates will also require clearance under the Childcare Disqualification Regulations.

To achieve our commitment, we will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust recruitment processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS)

For some roles successful applicants must undergo a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check. BPSS is the minimum standard to ensure the identity and integrity of an employee who has access to official information using secure networks linking central government and local authorities. A BPSS check involves four main elements:

  • Identity Check
  • National and Immigration Status
  • Employment History (last 3 years)
  • Verification of Criminal Record (unspent convictions only)

Should a BPSS check be necessary for the role you are applying for then you will be advised during the recruitment process.

Non-council jobs

Job vacancies with other public and private sector organisations are advertised on the Universal Job Match Website. You can find the website here.

Temporary jobs

Temporary work opportunities may be available through the council's agency provider, Starting Point, and you can find their details here.

Apprentices

Apprenticeships are a great way to learn whilst you earn. We work closely with private sector employers to create new apprenticeship opportunities throughout Walsall. You can find out more about apprenticeships here. If you are an employer and would like more information about apprenticeships then click here.

Support into work

Our Employment and Skills Team supports local residents to improve their employment prospects by helping them to become more employable and supporting them into work. You can find out more about the support here.

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Contact us

Recruitment Team
Walsall Council
3rd Floor, Civic Centre
Darwall Street
Walsall
WS1 1DQ

Telephone 01922 655673
Textphone 01922 654000
Email recruitment@walsall.gov.uk

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