Why work for Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council?

Employees are at the heart of our organisation. We know we cannot deliver our services and achieve the results we do without hard working, enthusiastic and happy employees. That is why we strive to ensure everyone, regardless of personal circumstances, is treated fairly, equally and have the same opportunities as everyone else. As we are a small Borough to work for your interaction with senior managers will be more accessible. At Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council we keep abreast of new developments but always maintain a person centred perspective to our working arrangements.

We offer a range of benefits and rewards to our employees such as but not limited to:

  • Flexible and agile working
  • Work-life balance
  • Low case-loads
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Tax free childcare
  • Professional fees paid
  • Car Benefit scheme
  • Opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Personal Development
  • Professional Development

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council recognises continuous service or ‘unbroken’ service from any local authority, NHS organisation or organisation covered by the modification order.

What we do well (PDF 0.59MB)