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At Essex County Council

We look after a large, diverse, complex region of the country. But our approach to meeting the needs of our 1.4 million residents is simple. We recruit creative, collaborative, talented people, and free them up to make an impact to be proud of.

Join us and you’ll be trusted to take control, manage change and do career-defining work. Safe in the knowledge that we’re right behind you with more opportunities, more development and more support.

Our Roles

From Children & Families to Finance & Technology, our range of opportunities is as diverse as it is fascinating.

About us

Find out what makes us different and why you’ll fit in.

A future in finance or procurement

Go as far as your talents take you with our Finance and Procurement Graduate Schemes.

What does it take?

There’s no magic to it. Just hope and heart, and a lot of hard work. Watch this video to understand what it takes to join us here at Essex in Children & Families.

This is Essex

Essex is more than the stereotypes you are used to hearing, we are full of extraordinary people.

Virtual Roadshows

Join us on our virtual trip around Essex as Chief Executive Gavin Jones hosts the wonderful work at Essex County Council

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Feeling inspired? Wait no longer, apply today