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Jobs and Training

Looking to join West Dunbartonshire's biggest employer? Our 6,000 staff are one of our biggest priorities.We aim to select the most suitable person for each post on the basis of their relevant skills, knowledge, qualifications and competence. We value ourselves as an equal opportunities employer and make sure no applicant is unfairly treated on…Find out the latest job vacancies & career opportunities within West Dunbartonshire Council.Find out the latest job vacancies & career opportunities within West Dunbartonshire Council. Find information on our careers advice services & more.

Modern Apprenticeships Training Programme

About the Modern Apprenticeships Programme The Modern Apprenticeships Programme helps you to work towards a Modern Apprenticeship (MA). These are designed to give you the skills and knowledge to do a real job with real responsibilities. It also…Information about the modern apprenticeships programme.The Young Persons Training Programme helps you to work towards a Modern Apprenticeship. These are designed to give you the skills and knowledge to do a real job with real responsibilities.

Equality and Diversity in employment

We actively encourage applications from disabled people and have signed up to the 'double tick' initiative. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a post are guaranteed an interview.West Dunbartonshire Council is an equal opportunities employer which means that we: positively value the different perspectives and skills that a diverse workforce brings to the Council. recognise that equality is a benefit to all groups, not…We actively encourage applications from disabled people and have signed up to the 'double tick' initiative.Introduction to the Council's equality and diversity in employment work.

Advice, information and support

West Dunbartonshire offers activities and advice aimed at young people.Activities and advice aimed at young people.Find out about advice and activities for young people in West Dunbartonshire. Advice on volunteering, bullying, leaving care, young carers, how to complain and the Young Scot card.

Strategic Budget and Capital Plan 2015 - 2017

Council Administration West Dunbartonshire Council Strategic Budget and Capital Plan 2015 - 2017 'Delivering for the Future' Key points: This Administration rejects the UK Government's continued austerity and has provided an…

The New Employment Allowance Scheme

On 6th April the Government announced a new tax cut for businesses and charities.  The Employment Allowance scheme will cut up to £2,000 from your Employer's National Insurance Contributions bill, allowing you essentially cash back on the cost of…On 6th April the Government announced a new tax cut for businesses and charities.

Social Media

Please see our Social Media Guidance page for information on how we interact with citizens on Social Media. West Dunbartonshire Council works to continually improve the way in which we communicate with people and to help us to do this, we now have…Follow us on Twitter, 'Like' us on Facebook, and view the Council photostream on Flickr

The Chairperson

The success of a meeting depends on how it is chaired. The Chairperson is the person who makes sure things are done. They are not the person who does everything. The Chairperson does two basic jobs: 1. Guide the association to achieve it’s…

Employability and Economic Growth

Building a better economy and creating jobs. Within this priority area we are placing a focus on regeneration, supporting business formation and growth and the development of the tourism industry in the area. Investment in key infrastructure,…Building a better economy and creating jobs.

Our vacancies

Search vacancies All our current vacancies are listed on the Scottish National Recruitment Portal - myjobscotland. You use the same site to apply for these roles, and set up an RSS feed to alert you to new vacancies at the…Search our current vacancies, register to receive job alerts, and apply on line.Search our current vacancies, register to receive job alerts, and apply on line.

Hundreds of residents in new jobs thanks to Youth Gateway project

Hundreds of people in West Dunbartonshire are in new jobs thanks to a successful scheme to improve employment among young people.The Youth Gateway, part of Glasgow Region City Deal, significantly exceeded targets set at the start of the three-year project. There was particular success in West Dunbartonshire, with 1,326 young people involved although the original target set…

Befriending agency among businesses to benefit from Social Enterprise Fund

A befriending service for the elderly, a design studio, a support system for ex-offenders and a project to market Bowling Harbour as a destination are the latest to benefit from a Council fund aimed at improving the economy and creating sustainable…The Social Enterprise Challenge Fund was launched by the Council in 2012 to help create local businesses that address social or environmental needs, and offer new employment opportunities. Successful applicants receive investment of up to £15,000…A befriending service for the elderly, a design studio, a support system for ex-offenders and a project to market Bowling Harbour as a destination are the latest to benefit from a Council fund aimed at improving the economy and creating sustainable…

Music-themed businesses among latest to benefit from Social Enterprise Challenge Fund

A social enterprise running community action workshops and two creative music-themed businesses are the latest to benefit from a Council fund aimed at improving the economy and creating sustainable jobs.The Social Enterprise Challenge Fund was launched in 2012 to help launch local businesses that address social or environmental needs while offering new employment opportunities. Successful applicants receive investment of up to £15,000 and the…A social enterprise running community action workshops and two creative music-themed businesses are the latest to benefit from a Council fund aimed at improving the economy and creating sustainable jobs.

Free driving lessons for West Dunbartonshire’s young people

West Dunbartonshire Council is offering young people free driving lessons in a bid to improve their chances of securing a job.The Support to Drive scheme, part of Working4U, offers funding for lessons and a practical driving test to people between 17 and 24 living in the region. The initiative, which first launched in 2014, will primarily focus on helping young…

Councillors to consider loan for trampolining centre

Councillors are being asked to approve a loan of £100,000 to support a local business aiming to open a world-class trampolining facility in Clydebank, which could create up to 40 jobs. RMS Leisure has already submitted an application to take over…

Exxon site Outline Business Case to go before Council this week

Plans to transform the former Exxon site in Bowling as part of a £28million project could take a step forward this week.The project includes a proposal to create a major industrial and commercial development at the site, as well as plans for a new road to provide an alternative route in and out of West Dunbartonshire. The proposed development is part of the Glasgow…Plans to transform the former Exxon site in Bowling as part of a £28million project could take a step forward this week.

Exxon site Outline Business Case approved by Council

Plans for a £28million transformation of the former Exxon site in Bowling have taken a major step forward after Councillors approved an Outline Business Case.At a meeting of West Dunbartonshire Council on Wednesday, 22 February, 2017, elected members approved the Outline Business Case for the project, which includes a proposal to create a major industrial and commercial development at the site, as well…Plans for a £28million transformation of the former Exxon site in Bowling have taken a major step forward after Councillors approved an Outline Business Case.

Council invests in the future with apprenticeships fund

West Dunbartonshire Council has created a £1million fund to support apprenticeships over the next four years.The fund will see £250,000 spent in each of the coming four years to recruit apprentices across a range of Council services, with school leavers a particular focus. The investment is part of the Council’s commitment to build towards a strong local…West Dunbartonshire Council has created a £1million fund to support apprenticeships over the next four years.

New Modern Apprentices join Council team after investment

West Dunbartonshire Council’s newest apprentices joined the team this week as part of a £1million investment.The 24 new recruits arrived at the Council offices at Church Street for an induction before they were set to work or training in their various roles. The group will take on jobs across Greenspace, Business Administration and Construction Crafts…

Councillors vote to approve loan for trampolining centre

A trampolining centre for Clydebank is to receive £100,000 in funding after councillors approved a business loan. West Dunbartonshire-based company RMS Leisure is planning to take on a vacant unit at Clydebank Business Park to start the…