This Vacancy has closed.
  • Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: R/21/152837
  • Published: Wed 26/05/2021, 10:25 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 15/06/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours
  • Salary: £25,481 to £28,672
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Agile, Merseyside

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Wirral is a unique place, home to a growing population of over 320,000 people and over 8,000 businesses. Our stunning peninsula extends to 60 square miles and boasts 25 miles of scenic coastline.


It is an area of outstanding natural beauty, packed full of spectacular scenery, with a rich mixture of culture, heritage and picturesque cottages. Our environment, our parks and our leisure and cultural offer are among the best in the UK. It offers cutting edge technology and executive living along the banks of the River Mersey, overlooking one of the most awe-inspiring views anywhere in the world in the famous Liverpool skyline. We're a stone's throw away from the thriving cities of Liverpool and historic Chester.


As a council, we strive to make a positive difference for all our residents and communities in Wirral, this is at the heart of what we do. Our employees lead the way and are at the forefront of this commitment. They are supported, developed and invested in as individuals. Graduates are a key part of our workforce and play a crucial role in making a difference for the people of Wirral.


The Programme


Our two-year graduate programme gives our graduates the platform to be champions for change and drive continuous improvement to best meet the needs of our residents.


As a graduate at Wirral Council, you will have a real opportunity to develop your skills and experience ‘on the job’, whilst also undertaking a qualification. You will quickly begin to deliver a variety of projects across the organisation, which make a real difference to people’s lives.


Our senior leaders are strong advocates of our graduate programme and will keep a keen interest in your progress. You will have a unique opportunity to be mentored by, or even to reverse mentor, our senior leaders! You will also have lots of VIP opportunities during your time with us so that you can develop your leadership skills and gain exposure to all areas of the organisation.


We value diversity of experience and backgrounds. We know there is always another way to do things and we would love to hear what you think! 


We have a strong graduate network within the organisation to support you in your journey with us and share their experiences with you. We can’t wait to welcome you on board!


You will be able to express a preference from a range of professional qualifications in business improvement and leadership spanning the whole organisation or focussed in a specialist area. Wirral’s Graduate programme offers a competitive salary of £25,481 in the first year, increasing to £25,991 in year two.


Do you have what it takes to be the difference?

'              We are looking for drive, energy and creativity to push us out of our comfort zone and bring new ideas to the table.

'              We are looking for great people skills; can you work well with others? Do you listen to understand the views of others? Are you able to share your own ideas?

'              We are looking for real drive to get things done. Do you have what it takes?


Take a look at our graduate job description and competency framework to find out more!


Click here to find out more about the programme: Wirral Council | Graduate Programme 2021


Make 2021 your year.


Should you have any queries or would like an informal discussion, please contact