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Our vacancies

We want to make applying for a position with our council as easy as possible and we want to be sure we appoint the right person to the right role.

We will aim to provide the best opportunities for you to showcase your skills, knowledge and expertise at every stage of the recruitment process. Below is what you can expect.

Step one: Apply online at Jobs North East

Step two: Interview with recruiting manager

This could include:

  • psychometric testing
  • group exercises
  • task based assessments
  • written reports
  • presentations

Step three: Conditional offer of employment

Conditions of offer can include:

  • references
  • identity checks
  • Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
  • qualifications
  • health clearance
  • sickness absence monitoring

Step four: Formal offer of employment and agree start date

Once you receive a formal offer of employment, we can also agree your start date.