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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.

Modern Apprenticeships Training Programme

About the Modern Apprenticeships Programme With a Modern Apprenticeship you learn on the job, and get the experience you need while you work towards an industry recognised qualification.  This means that MAs can build valuable work experience from…

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.

Advice, information and support

West Dunbartonshire offers activities and advice aimed at young people.

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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.

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…

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.

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.

Over 200 new businesses supported by West Dunbartonshire Council

West Dunbartonshire Council has supported 202 new business start ups in the past year.

Plans for Exxon Mobil site take step forward

Refreshed plans for the transformation of the former Exxon site in Bowling have been given the go ahead by Councillors.

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.

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.

Council invests in the future with apprenticeships fund

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.