Living and Working in Worcester

Worcester is a vibrant, bustling and historic city. It is close to the West Midlands conurbation, with excellent transport networks including the M5 and direct rail connections to London, Birmingham and other major routes. The City lies at the heart of one of the country’s most attractive counties, surrounded by beautiful countryside, including stunning landscapes and notable areas of outstanding natural beauty.

The City’s rich and varied past spans more than 1,500 years, with a wealth of historical architecture, most notably the Cathedral which lies on the banks of the River Severn.  Worcester combines the best of old and new, with many traditional industries thriving alongside new technological innovations and a thriving University.

Recognised as one of the top shopping centres in the West Midlands, the City is also a popular visitor destination with a first class heritage offer. Worcester boasts a fast-growing sporting reputation and is home to the successful County Cricket team, Rugby Union Premiership side Worcester Warriors and the Worcester Wolves basketball team, based at the University of Worcester Arena.


Worcester Cathedral

Working for the Council

It’s our job both to maintain and enhance the quality of life for people in Worcester. If you can help us in that task, we can offer you a rewarding career in a progressive environment. We employ all kinds of people with all kinds of talent.

In addition to the opportunity to demonstrate your talents to the full, we offer a wide range of benefits to employees, including a relocation allowance of up to £6,000; an excellent ‘career average’ pension scheme; a flexible working approach; subsidised car parking, and; discounts at Council leisure centres. Most of all, it’s a fantastic place to work with great people.