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Jobs and careers

Kickstart Scheme

The government's Kickstart Scheme [external link] is for those aged 16-24 on Universal Credit. It provides funding to employers to create job placements.

Darlington Borough Council employee benefits

National Careers Service

Help with career, learning and training choices.

National Careers Service website [external link]

Darlington Citizens Advice

Local advice service covering benefits and help accessing other services.

Visit the Darlington Citizens Advice website [external link]

Darlington College

Darlington College offers short employability courses. 

Visit the Darlington College website [external link]


Live, Work, Play in the Tees Valley

Jobs on social media

Follow our vacancies: Darlington jobs on Facebook [external link] and Darlington jobs on Twitter [external link]

Privacy Statement

Darlington Borough Council is committed to keeping your data and privacy safe. We take protecting the data of all applicants very seriously.
By applying for a job, Darlington Borough Council will undertake necessary checks to aid the recruitment process. Including contacting referees, checking employment status and eligibility to work. All in line with national guidance and statutory requirements. This information will also be used as required should an applicant be employed.

Further information on the Council’s privacy statements relating to the retention and processing of information you provide as part of the application process is available on the data protection pages of the Council’s website.

mindful employer logo

The Council has recently signed the Charter for Employers who are Positive about Mental Health. This is part of theMINDFUL EMPLOYER [external link] initiative.


  • Shows employees and others that the Council is a good employer
  • Expresses corporate social responsibility
  • Helps towards complying with legislation (for example the Equality Act, Health & Safety)
  • Reduces sickness absence
  • Enhances customer service
  • Improves productivity
  • Helps retain staff who have experienced discrimination in the past
  • Makes for a healthier workplace

Equal opportunities 

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We are an equal opportunities' employer. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community. This is regardless of; gender or gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, age, disability, race, religion or belief, social origin, pregnancy and maternity.
We aim to interview any applicant who declares a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job.
Job share is available for all posts unless otherwise indicated. We're committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

More information about social inclusion and equality

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