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Why us

Do you love where you work? We do. Not just for the award-winning benefits package and can-do culture. Scroll down to learn more.

What we do.

Wiltshire is one of the UK’s largest unitary councils, with 5,300 public servants helping residents live their best lives.

Our Mission is to:

  • Ensure Wiltshire’s people live full, healthy, and enriched lives
  • Create beautiful communities that are exciting places to live
  • Generate a thriving economy, supported by a skilled workforce
  • To take the lead in mitigating the climate challenges ahead.

Commitment to equality & inclusion

As an Includability Committed Employer, Inclusivity is a key element of ‘Our Identity’. We are firmly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and to the principles of inclusion and diversity in employment and the delivery of our services. Read our statement of commitment to equality and inclusion. Our Inclusive Workforce Strategy outlines our approach and commitment to diversity and inclusion. Meanwhile, staff-led networks help us shape an inclusive workplace with the support of leaders

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People Networks at Wiltshire Council.

Employee networks play a crucial role in influencing the trajectory of our organisation. They provide a platform for authentic employee voices, contribute to the implementation of our inclusion strategy, enhance overall outcomes, increase awareness, and pinpoint areas for development. These networks are inclusive, welcoming all staff members to participate.

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Our benefits.

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26 days, rising to 31 after 5 years.

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Access a suite of learning and training activities, including a new learning management website.

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Car share scheme

Share your commute with another employee and enjoy reduced travel costs.

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Occupational health

Access a variety of employee wellbeing services to support your healthy work/life balance.

Our impact.

Our strong, connected communities are an ongoing source of pride. The way we look out for each other and handle challenges together, makes our beautiful county the best place to live, work and raise a family.

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  • Making a difference

    Every day, in all sorts of ways, we make a difference to people. From providing housing to supporting families, we change lives for the better

  • Changing lives

    We are committed to listening to and speaking for Wiltshire. The council is a modern and democratic organisation that has an unwavering focus on our area’s changing needs.

  • Transforming together

    For us, service reform requires deep thought. As we change and evolve, we take on a cost-effective, strategic long-term approach.