HR & Employment Services

South West Councils' team of professionally qualified and experienced specialists offer high quality independent Employment Advice and Support to help you manage challenging people related issues and build your workforce wellbeing and resilience.

Full training events schedule



South West Councils

Leaflet imageBringing people together local authority Leaders, Children's and Adult Portfolio holders, Chief Executives, Heads of HR, the South West Strategic Migration partnership, to support the sharing of best practice and information and working for the benefit of the South West.

Members and Meetings

Job Opportunities in the South West

SW Jobs
Visit our Jobs site at South West Jobs and sign up for job alerts.

South West Councils' vacancies.


Learning and Development Services

Training_SessionSouth West Councils’ team of professionally qualified and experienced specialists will work with you to meet your learning and development needsAn overview of our provision.

We are an approved End-Point Assessment Organisation for apprenticeships.

We work to encourage coaching and mentoring across the South West supporting the South West Coaching and Mentoring Pool.

Full training events schedule


Contact Us

Dennett House, 11 Middle Street
Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1SH

Find Us

Tel: 01823 270101                    
Email: info@swcouncils.gov.uk

The Team


Room Hire

Town centre Rooms to Hire at Dennett Housemeeting rooms and offices available to hire.

To find out more click here. 






South West Councils News
The latest news and information from across local government in the region.

At the AGM on 19 July 2019, South West Councils unanimously elected Cllr John Hart  as Chair for the next two year term. He will be supported by the other office holders elected at the AGM:

Deputy Chair:    
Cllr Stephen Jordan (Leader, Cheltenham Borough Council)  (Liberal Democrats)

Vice Chairs:       
Cllr Spencer Flower (Leader, Dorset Council); (Conservative)
Cllr  Helen Holland (Bristol City Council) (Labour)
Cllr Ben Ingham (Leader, East Devon District Council) (Independent)

For latest press release, click here .....