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Graduate recruitment

With such a wide variety of opportunities in one of the country’s most diverse and vibrant cities, Leicester City Council is a great place to launch your career. We offer a full range of apprenticeship and graduate opportunities in every council department. These are all designed to develop your skills and expertise, with a range of rewarding career paths available to you.

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If you are a recent university, apprentice or college graduate or are currently studying a qualification, please make sure you are registered with our job website alerts.

Working environment

As well as the satisfaction of helping to improve thousands of lives across Leicester, you can look forward to a work environment that encourages a healthy balance between your work life and your private life. You’ll enjoy generous annual leave, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and the option of flexible working. 

Develop your skills

We’ll also give you the chance to develop your skills and expertise with a variety of training and development opportunities. In addition, you can choose from a number of flexible benefits, including discounts on gym membership, city buses and trains, healthcare and dentistry and help with relocation to Leicester, where appropriate.

Discover your ideal career

Join us and you’ll find a warm and welcoming place, where you feel you belong. A diverse, multicultural organisation that’s proud to reflect the vibrant city we serve. Somewhere that understands your needs and offers the flexibility to meet them. That encourages you to voice your opinions, put forward ideas and gives you the chance to make them happen. That gives you the right support at the right time, so you can develop and progress. In short, a place where you can discover your ideal career. 

As a valued graduate, you’ll find an inclusive environment with plenty of coaching and mentoring support, enabling you to develop your expertise, gain recognised qualifications and refine your management skills to become one of our future leaders.