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We are delighted you are interested in working for Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council.  Please take the time to read our Application Guidance notes above.  To apply for Council vacancies, you must first set up an account by clicking on “Register”.  This will allow you to set up vacancy alerts which meet your ongoing search requirements.  Your account settings will be kept for six months but these can be amended at any time.  When a vacancy matches your search requirements, you will be notified by email.

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council will only accept online applications and all correspondence will be sent via the email address you provide to us.

For some vacancies you will be required to apply directly to the employer, therefore, please read the vacancy details carefully.

The council are pleased to announce that we now accept CV’s for the majority of our vacancies. It is important however that your CV evidences the requirements of the role profile with a supporting statement outlining how you meet the key requirements.

If you would like help or advice with your application, setting up an email account or registering to use our jobs site, you can make an appointment or arrange for a call back by contacting the Information, Advice and Guidance team on 01254 588891.

If you have any technical queries or wish to discuss an application that you have already made, please contact our HR Service by emailing

The Council reserves the right to withdraw a vacancy any at time, prior to the closing date.

Thank you for your interest and we look forward to receiving your completed application.

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