Secondment Opportunities

We welcome both inward and outward applications for secondment in order to:

  • Provide career development opportunities
  • Improve contacts and networks between organisations
  • Increase understanding between organisations
  • Provide access to wider thinking and sharing good practice
  • Allow individuals to invest in the work of others

Investors in People

IiPSouth West Councils is an Investors in People organisation and learning and development is a high priority. South West Councils has clearly defined policies and procedures, set out in an employee handbook which allows staff to know what is expected of them.



Job Opportunities

South West Councils is fully committed to the development of policies to promote equal opportunity employment. South West Councils' equal opportunity policy aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, marital/parental status, disability, colour, religion or belief, race, ethnic or national origin, age or sexual orientation.

South West Councils believes that this policy will ensure that the talents and resources of its employees and potential employees will be utilised to the full.


  • Learning and Organisational Development Officer
    £20,661 - £22,658
    Dennett House, Taunton
    Start the New Year with a new challenge, a new job and some new colleagues. South West Councils needs a Learning & Organisational Development Officer. This is an exciting opportunity to work with us in our unique regional role, engaging with a range of local authorities and other public-sector organisations to support them in delivering workforce development initiatives.
  • Administrative Assistant
    £16,781- £17,772
    37 hours
    Based in central Taunton
    South West Councils is looking for someone to provide administrative support to officers and Members of the organisation.