Sign on the Guildhall saying Kingston Upon Hull City Council

Join an organisation that puts people first. Where everyone has opportunities to grow, and everyone can make a difference to the lives of people in Hull.

Here at Hull City Council, we have a pretty big responsibility. We aim to make a positive difference to everyone who lives, works or visits Hull. Every day we deliver vital services for people who live here. We -

  • take care of adults and children who need extra support
  • make our neighbourhoods safer and enjoyable places to live
  • run our parks and museums
  • support business
  • invest to create jobs and opportunity

It’s not just what we do, it’s how we do it that counts -

  • people first - We strive to improve the quality of life for all people and families
  • respect - We treat everyone with respect, integrity, honesty and fairness
  • learning - We are curious and open to different ideas; we value feedback and constructive challenge
  • ambition - We are ambitious for our city and push the boundaries of what we can achieve
  • partnership - We work closely together across our communities, our council and with our partners locally, regionally and nationally

We’re always on the look-out for people who share our passion for Hull, who are committed and work hard to make a difference to the lives of people who live and work here.

In return, you can expect fantastic rewards and benefits, including -

  • a good salary and pension
  • generous holiday entitlement
  • learning and development opportunities
  • the chance to progress your career
  • various schemes such as flexible hours and working arrangements to achieve a healthy balance between your work and personal life

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Staff testimonials

Chris Oakley - Commissioning Manager, Adult Social Care

Chris Oakley staff member

“Would I recommend working here? Absolutely. 100%. I feel supported, and have had opportunities to learn and grow. I don’t get criticised if I make a mistake. Rather, they guide me. The pay is not too bad either, but keep that a secret!”

Lincoln Mhako - Social Worker, Safeguarding

Lincoln Mkaho

"The council supported me with a good working environment, excellent support from management, and I had a protected caseload when I started which gave me time to develop in my role."

Sarah Usifoh - Acting Principal Lead Manager, High Needs Team

Sarah Usifoh

"Why I love working here. Hard work is always recognised, opportunity to learn and improve, fantastic career prospects and a good support network and nurturing environment."

Emer Dickinson - Environmental Health Officer, Food Safety

Emer Dickinson

“Not only have they helped with my career, but I feel so welcome. They are a fair employer offering benefits such as a good pension, mental health support and other many other perks.”

Anna O'Brien - Social worker Children, young people and family services

Anna O'Brien

“I feel supported, nurtured and valued, and there are a lot of new and upcoming benefits which are sure to make this council an even better authority to work for.”