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



Regional Policy and Strategy

On Tuesday 6 July 2010 Regional Strategies (including Regional Spatial Strategies or RSSs) were revoked with immediate effect.

Click here for more information.


Job Opportunities in the oSuth West

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

South West Councils' vacancies.


Working for the South West

South West Councils brings together the South West local authorities in the region to:

  • Provide a voice for constituent local authorities on major issues affecting the South West
  • Influence Government policy as it affects the region
  • Encourage partnership working between local authorities and other organisations and agencies in the South West on policy issues where a broader regional approach is required

Lobbying for the South West

  • Universal Credit letter
  • Funding for Personal Care at Home
  • Disabled Facilities Grant Allocation
  • Promoting the Prompt Payment Scheme
  • Promoting Public Sector Apprenticeships
  • Concessionary Bus Fare for the over 60s


In the past we carried out a number of policy reviews   looking at the needs of the South West and how they are being met.  For more information click here

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