Working in South Gloucestershire

South Gloucestershire Council is a successful and well-led unitary authority with mainly above average performance and good levels of resident satisfaction. The council was described in a recent peer review by the Local Government Association as ‘well-led with strong, political and managerial leadership and a track record for delivering its priorities’. It has excellent member/officer relationships with a ‘can do’ attitude.

The council is a high-growth area with generally low levels of deprivation, but with this growth comes a continuing challenge to ensure infrastructure keeps pace with development.

Living and working in South Gloucestershire

South Gloucestershire is in the West of England between Gloucester and Bristol, the Severn Estuary and the Cotswolds.

It has a mix of long-established urban communities, vibrant market towns, small villages and substantial new development. South Gloucestershire is mainly an affluent area with a good range of community infrastructure making it a safe place to live. Its strong yet differing communities have individual needs and aspirations and the diversity of its landscapes and neighbourhoods contribute to a high quality of life.

South Gloucestershire has a rich natural and cultural heritage and is conveniently located within easy commuting access from Bristol, Bath, Wiltshire, Somerset, South Wales and beyond.

South Gloucestershire is generally a healthy place to live with life expectancy higher than the national average.

We pride ourselves on being a great place to live and work - come and join us.

Visit our website at www.southglos.gov.uk

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