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Wirral Graduate Programme - coming soon

Ready to kick start your career with Wirral’s Graduate Programme?

Wirral is changing. To deliver the pace of change needed to make a difference for our residents, Wirral Council seeks innovative graduates who will push us out of our comfort zone.
You must be energetic but professional, a forward thinker to drive organisational change and manage large scale projects across the organisation. This sound like you? If so, #BringItOn.

Our flagship graduate programme provides:

  • Four structured placements across the organisation giving you a breadth of experience
  • Competitive salary (£23,166) progressing on annual basis
  • Real life problems to solve and projects to lead
  • Nationally recognised qualification
  • Strong professional network
  • High level of exposure and visibility to senior leaders
  • Great flexibility - work where and when suits you!
  • Volunteering days

The Wirral Graduate Programme is ideal for any degree discipline and classification. We recruit you based on your values as a person and help bring out the best in you!

Our next cohort of graduates will arrive in September 2019.

What do our grads say?

"I have been given the opportunity to work within a fresh and exciting team where personal development is encouraged and your contributions really do make a difference" - James Roberts

"Wirral Graduate Programme has allowed me to lead projects across the organisation, helping me gain important skills and experience. I love being pushed outside my comfort zone in a friendly and exciting setting" - Eleanor Besant

Want to be part of it?

2019 Recruitment Process:



Applications Open


Applications Close


Assessment Centre

w/c 03/06/2019

Final Interview

w/c 17/06/2019