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"My priority is working with our staff and the people we support to strive for good quality of life and meaningful connection in our communities."

Becky, Principal Social Worker


Together we are Needs-Led


At Westmorland and Furness Council we employ people in many different jobs and professions. Our different service areas work together as one team to ensure we are always customer focused.

Some people join us straight from school or university, others bring their vast array of experience from the commercial, public and third sectors. Whether you have decades of experience or you’re just starting out, we could have the right role for you.

Our teams

Adult Social Care

From Support Workers to Occupational Therapists, we protect vulnerable adults.


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Business Support

From Business Support Officers to Executive Assistants, we help the council to function at its best

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Children's Services

From Social Workers to Registered Managers of our Children's homes, we make a difference in the lives of our young people and families.

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Climate, Waste and Environmental Services

From climate change to providing legislative guidance, we ensure Westmorland and Furness is the best place to live, work and thrive.

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From local and digital media to event management, we keep our communities and employees updated on what’s going on.

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Community Services

From Locality Officers to Library Assistants. We serve our communities and help keep our local area just the way we like it.

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Customer Services

From Customer Service Officers to Front of House. We support our communities and enable them to access our services.

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Emergency Planning

From developing comprehensive plans to liaising with emergency services. We ensure the safety and resilience of our communities.

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Finance & Procurement

From Finance Assistants to Accountants. We help to advise and manage the finances of the council.

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HR & Health and Safety

From HR Strategy and Operations, to Health and Safety, Organisational Development and Workforce Training. 

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ICT & Digital

We maintain and develop the technology that powers the council. Using the latest developments in digital technologies to serve our customers better.

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From Legal Officers to Qualified Solicitors. We provide the council with high-quality legal respresentation.

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Planning, Transport & Highways

From Planning Officers to Highway Network Technicians. We are at the forefront of creating a greener Westmorland and Furness

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Policy & Performance

From research to data analysis, we support our communities to thrive by providing quality services.

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Project Management

From Project Managers and programme leads we deliver on our key transformational projects to continuously improve our council.

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Can’t find the role you are looking for?

We have a diverse range of job opportunities but if you can’t see the perfect role for you then why not sign up for our job alerts via email? You will be notified when our new vacancies go live as well as receive updates about careers in Local Government and life at Westmorland and Furness Council.

Contact us

If you have any questions about any of our roles or would like any support in applying for any of our vacancies then please contact our recruitment administration team who will be happy to help with any queries. Our contact email address is or alternatively contact us via telephone on 0300 373 3305, option 1.

If you are having any technical issues submitting an application with us then please contact our HR systems team on 

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