What it's like to work here

A Southampton City Council operative using a leaf blower

There are so many ways you can work for us – we have such a wide range of services you are bound to find a place that’s right for you!

We pride ourselves on having a great customer focus and strong approach to Employee wellbeing. Our range of skills and roles are all focused on making Southampton a better place to live, work and study. We are committed to listening, learning and always improving; we work with our employees to make Southampton City Council a great place to work. We value our employees and want to create an atmosphere where you can thrive.

Don’t just take our word for it. Below are some quotes from current employees:

  • "One thing that’s great about working at Southampton City Council is the fact we are a small local authority and it’s more like a big family." – Pauline
  • "It's varied, challenging and rewarding with new things happening all the time, working with great colleagues who are passionate about their work." – Alex
  • "I really enjoy the team I am in, I've got great support from my managers and everyone in my team is really approachable." – Kate

Learn about how we support Employee Wellbeing.