When you choose Warwickshire County Council as the place to begin and build your career, you’re choosing more than an employer. We are a place where you can really make a difference to the local community; your contribution will directly impact on the lives and work of our residents.

We will help you build your technical expertise, confidence and gain insight into your professional specialism. Working with us is more than just a job, it’s a way to make a meaningful impact to those around you while developing your career.

In addition to Legal, LGA and Engineering we have many other opportunities for gradates, sign up to our alerts here.

Legal

At Warwickshire County Council we are proud of our legal training programme and are committed to supporting our employees with opportunities to develop the career they want and learn new skills. 

We have a large legal team offering exciting development opportunities covering the breadth of law that the public sector has to offer. The experiences we offer trainees are second to none – we are an award winning, commercially driven team, acting with integrity, expertise and flair to achieve success. We have high profile external clients including police forces, metropolitan councils, as well as handling all internal work for the County Council. 

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Local Government Association (LGA) Graduate Scheme

Warwickshire County Council is excited to be part of the National Graduate Development Programme (NGDP) run by the Local Government Association (LGA) to ready graduates who have the potential to be senior leaders for the first step in their careers. 

We will be there to support you all the way. You will have regular team meetings, 121’s with your line manager, a buddy and assigned a mentor who will be a Strategic Director from our Corporate Board.

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Engineering 

Warwickshire County Council’s Degree Apprenticeship is a great way to earn while building your Engineering career; with our support you will work towards a BEng Civil Engineering Degree with our partners at the University of Warwick.

Working for the local authority will enable you to develop technical, managerial and commercial skills through the varied work experience offered by our programme of civil engineering infrastructure projects.

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Social Work with Children and Families

Children and Families provides a wide range of social care services to families, with positions suitable for newly qualified social workers in most of our teams. 

Recently graded as ‘good’ by Ofsted, it is a great place to start your career with a well structured ASYE Academy programme for newly qualified social workers and a career pathway enabling development and progression through to senior roles in the service. 

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