Find out what it’s like working for Barnsley Council at our recruitment fair

Are you looking for a new opportunity where your talent and skills can help make Barnsley the place of possibilities? Want to find out what it’s like working for a double-award-winning, high-performing council?

We're hosting a recruitment fair on Wednesday 27 September for you to meet employees from our services and find out what it's like to work for Barnsley Council. Whether you're looking for your first job, a career move, or would just like to come and have a chat with us, we look forward to seeing you there.

We’ll be at The Civic on Hanson Street, on Wednesday 27 September, 10am to 2pm. Come along and find out about the exciting roles available and what it’s like working for us. We’re a living wage employer with a variety of opportunities available from part-time to full-time, in a wide range of teams and services.

We’ll also have more information on the rewards and support we offer to employees, such as our flexible working opportunities, employee support schemes, and development options.

There are plenty of council services coming along to the event, including:

  • Schools Catering
  • Business Support
  • Recruitment Team
  • Legal Services
  • LGBTQ+ Network
  • Children’s Social Care
  • Reablement Service
  • Rewards Team
  • IT

Cllr Robert Frost, Cabinet Spokesperson for Core Services, said: “We work together to make a real difference to Barnsley people’s lives. We bring people together, connect them to services, and help them to be the best they can be. Off the back of our double Council of the Year win, it’s the perfect time to join one of our excellent teams delivering services to residents across the borough. If you’re looking for a new opportunity, or are interested in finding out more about working for us, please do come along to the recruitment fair and chat to some of our fantastic services.”

You can find out more about working for us, and take a look at our current vacancies, at

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