Secondment Opportunities

We welcome both inward and outward applications for secondment in order to:

  • Provide career development opportunities
  • Improve contacts and networks between organisations
  • Increase understanding between organisations
  • Provide access to wider thinking and sharing good practice
  • Allow individuals to invest in the work of others

Investors in People

IiPSouth West Councils is an Investors in People organisation and learning and development is a high priority. South West Councils has clearly defined policies and procedures, set out in an employee handbook which allows staff to know what is expected of them.



Job Opportunities

South West Councils is fully committed to the development of policies to promote equal opportunity employment. South West Councils' equal opportunity policy aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, marital/parental status, disability, colour, religion or belief, race, ethnic or national origin, age or sexual orientation.

South West Councils believes that this policy will ensure that the talents and resources of its employees and potential employees will be utilised to the full.


  • Policy Officer - SW Strategic Migration Partnership
    £26,822- £29,323 p.a. with effect from 1 April 2017
    37 hours (Applications from people wishing for a secondment or wishing to work part time or job share are welcome).
    Based in central Taunton
    South West Councils is looking for a secondee or someone on a fixed term contract from May 2017until 31 March 2018.
    A unique and exciting opportunity to help shape the development and on-going management of migration and asylum issues within the South West including the regional coordination of the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme (SVPRS) in the South West, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and supporting local authorities with the transfer scheme for Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children.