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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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Facilities AssistantGrade C £18,065 - £18,795 p/a23/0709/08Apply for Facilities Assistant
Adults-Advanced Social Work PractitionerGrade I £36,876 - £40,760 p/a23/0704/08Apply for Adults-Advanced Social Work Practitioner
Casual Assistant Swimming InstructorGrade D £18,795 - £19,945 p/a22/0731/08Apply for Casual Assistant Swimming Instructor
EDT Senior Social WorkerAll22/0702/08Apply for EDT Senior Social Worker
Business Support OfficerGrade D £18,795 - £19,945 p/a22/0728/07Apply for Business Support Officer
Residential Care Officer - Waking Night WatchGrade E £20,344 - £22,911 p/a19/0729/07Apply for Residential Care Officer - Waking Night Watch
Site SupervisorGrade C £18,065 - £18,795 p/a19/0702/08Apply for Site Supervisor
Admissions & Marketing Manager£20,000 - £29,99919/0709/08Apply for Admissions & Marketing Manager
Community Safety Support OfficerGrade E £20,344 - £22,911 p/a17/0724/07Apply for Community Safety Support Officer
Library Officer - Literacy DevelopmentGrade E £20,344 - £22,911 p/a16/0729/07Apply for Library Officer - Literacy Development
Casual Swimming InstructorUp to £20,00015/0730/09Apply for Casual Swimming Instructor
Senior PlannerGrade H £32,029 - £35,934 p/a15/0702/08Apply for Senior Planner
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Senior Social WorkerAll12/0726/07Apply for Senior Social Worker
Teaching Assistant ApprenticeUp to £20,00012/0705/09Apply for Teaching Assistant Apprentice
Business Support AssistantGrade C £18,065 - £18,795 p/a11/0726/07Apply for Business Support Assistant
ESOL & Talk English CoordinatorAll08/0707/08Apply for  ESOL & Talk English Coordinator
Teacher with TLRTeacher - Main Pay Scale05/0719/09Apply for Teacher with TLR
Senior Occupational TherapistGrade H £32,029 - £35,934 p/a03/0726/07Apply for Senior Occupational Therapist
Speech & Language TherapistUp to £20,00002/0728/08Apply for Speech & Language Therapist
Highways Structures InspectorGrade F £23,369 - £26999 p/a01/0709/08Apply for Highways Structures Inspector
Casual Tutor£20,000 - £29,99920/0631/12Apply for Casual Tutor
Casual re:fresh ActivatorUp to £20,00020/0531/08Apply for Casual re:fresh Activator
Advanced Practitioner for Children's Social Work TeamGrade I £36,876 - £40,760 p/a02/05Apply for Advanced Practitioner for Children's Social Work Team
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