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Wirral Graduate Programme - now open

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

About us

We want people who are driven, unstoppable, and ready to deliver.  Wirral is a fantastic place to live, work and visit. We are an employer who supports, who is flexible but who demands the very best.  Bring it on!

About the role 

This exciting opportunity will equip you with the skills and experience as a future leader within the public sector. In this role you will have an opportunity to make a real difference. You will undertake specific projects to help us realise our ambition to achieve our key priorities. This will involve listening to everyone, ensuring our residents are involved and engaged with. It will mean picking up the pace. You will continue to look at how we do things, think about delivering differently and help us to transform and modernise. 

About you  

We're looking to the future. We need the brightest and the best to effectively meet our challenges and to bring different ideas and life experiences to the table. We're ready for fresh thinkers. And we want you to push us out of our comfort zone. We need you to be able to think creatively in finding solutions.

We're not for the faint hearted. We need people who are really good with people and can form relationships, who are able to learn quickly and strong communicators. We are looking for enthusiastic, resilient, innovative graduates to come and join us, to bring about positive changes across the region. 

Our offer

  • Four structured placements across the organisation giving you a breadth of experience 
  • Competitive salary (£24,799) 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

This programme is ideal for any degree discipline and classification.

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

2019 Recruitment Process:



Applications Open


Applications Close


Assessment Centre

w/c 03/06/2019

Final Interview

w/c 17/06/2019


w/c 2 September

To apply click here