HR & Employment Services

South West Councils' team of professionally qualified and experienced specialists offer high quality independent Employment Advice and Support to help you manage challenging people related issues and build your workforce wellbeing and resilience.

Full training events schedule



South West Councils

Leaflet imageBringing people together local authority Leaders, Children's and Adult Portfolio holders, Chief Executives, Heads of HR, the South West Strategic Migration partnership, to support the sharing of best practice and information and working for the benefit of the South West.

Members and Meetings

Job Opportunities in the South West

SW Jobs
Visit our Jobs site at South West Jobs and sign up for job alerts.

South West Councils' vacancies.



Stroud DCSouth West Challenge
Congratulations to all 22 teams who took part in the SW Challenge 2018 on Thursday 4 October.  You all did very well.  And the winners are Stroud District Council.  A huge thanks to everyone who made the day possible, sponsors, role players, Westpoint Exeter and Posh Nosh. Professional photos to follow, watch this space.  If you think you are up for the Challenge, it's never too early to book for 2019Early bird offer - book now.


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South West Councils is delighted to work with GC Index®  and have members of the team accredited to use the GC Index®.




Did you know we can support you on all aspects of mediation, contact us on 01823 270101 or email hr@swcouncils.gov.uk

Adult Safeguarding Serious Case Reviews
and Safeguarding Adult Reviews

In 2017 South West ADASS commissioned a thematic review of Adult Safeguarding Serious Case Reviews and Safeguarding Adult Reviews, undertaken in the region between 2013-2017.

For latest press release, click here .....