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THE COUNCILS

While you are on this programme you will get to work with the 5 councils within Somerset including...

South Somerset District Council

South Somerset is a forward-thinking District that places its communities at the heart of every decision. By looking to the future, we feel prepared for all that comes our way and we believe that your skills will help us achieve this as we move into the new world.

We put great value in our District. Home to many splendid natural sites, including Ham Hill and Yeovil Country Park, South Somerset will offer you the opportunity to enjoy tradition whilst working for the future.

Sedgemoor District Council

Sedgemoor is an excellent location for both employment and as a place to live. The area boasts splendid scenery with the Quantock and Mendip Hills, Somerset Levels and extensive coastline and a vibrant economy.  The area is very accessible with first class transport links and the cities of Bristol and Exeter in easy reach.

At Sedgemoor we have strong sense of pride in our district and put the community at the heart of everything we do, respecting the needs, wellbeing and diversity of the communities we serve.  Members and Officers are expected to carry out their role with dedication, excellence and commitment to the Council’s core values: ‘honesty’ – being truthful and open, ‘integrity’ – holding ourselves to the highest standards, ‘aspiration’ – setting high standards and stretching to exceed them, and ‘teamwork’ – being supportive of each other, our community and our partners.

The Council is digitally transforming how we provide services to our customers and how we work, so it is an exciting time to join us and help deliver our vision.

Mendip

District Council

Mendip District Council is a trailblazing district council with an ever-growing track record of innovation and achievement and with strong ambitions for the future.

We serve the residents, communities and businesses in Mendip across Frome, Glastonbury, Shepton Mallet, Street, Wells and surrounding villages. Our Vision: Working together to make Mendip a great place to live and work in - helping our communities and businesses thrive.

In 2018, we were accredited with both Investors in People and Timewise, the latter recognising that we offer employees a range of flexible working opportunities.

Somerset West and Taunton

Somerset West and Taunton is one of the largest and most fascinating local authorities in the country.

 

From the coastal communities in the north of the area, including Hinkley Point C nuclear power station – Europe’s largest construction project - through the National Park of Exmoor, the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty of the Quantock Hills down to the historic county town of Taunton, the opportunities and challenges are immense.

 

The new Council was formed earlier this year from Taunton Deane Borough Council and West Somerset Council. It follows a period of significant change in approach, staffing, structure and even office space.

 

There is a fresh vigour and ambition, with innovative strategies emerging to make Somerset West and Taunton a great place to live, work and invest. A key part of this vision is to deliver quality, pioneering new infrastructure and major developments. 

Somerset County Council

Somerset County Council is an innovative employer where you will be encouraged to learn, develop and flourish. We’re looking for graduates with new ideas and a can-do attitude to help us deliver public services for the people of Somerset. We deliver a diverse number of services, from social care and flood protection to civil engineering and cyber security.  It’s an exciting time to join us as we push ahead with our transformation programme to improve the lives of our residents.

CONTACT

Inquiries

For any inquiries, questions or commendations, please fill out the following form

Contact us

Email: Graduates@southsomerset.gov.uk

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Telephone: Caroline Allum on 01935 462191