Why You Should Work For Us

CardiffWorks provides an excellent platform for personal and professional growth. Through working with us, recruits receive access to an array of benefits that go beyond a competitive salary and pension scheme. Candidates are also able to develop a rounded skillset from a reputable employer, gaining valuable insight into the administrative industry and opportunities within the council.

Increased Variety and Enhancing Employability.

From Into Work Advice to council tax and care work, CardiffWorks offer a variety of short-term contracts to provide recruits with the opportunity to gain experience across a number of different roles. This means they are able to develop a wider skillset in a workplace environment that enhances their employability and provides real-world examples of their abilities.

A Pathway into the Council.

Through completing short-term placements, candidates will be able to show that they have relevant experience from within the council. Additionally, the placements enable candidates to learn more about working for the council and what skills are most relevant to each role. CardiffWorks employees are also eligible to apply for a selection of internal jobs within the council, expanding the number of opportunities available to our candidates.

The Chance to Work in the Fastest Growing City in the UK.

Cardiff is a dynamic, multicultural city that hosts an array of cultural, musical and sporting events in addition to its numerous parks, shops and restaurants. Working with us places you in the heart of the city and, with access to the council staff offers, you can experience some of the city’s highlights at a reduced rate.

Person-Centred Approach

Our organisation seeks to support candidates through the job seeking process and provide them with the opportunity to find the administrative and clerical role that is right for them. As an agency, we can provide a flexible programme that treats our recruits as individuals and seeks to match them with roles that suit their skills, experience and aspirations.

This is just a snapshot of how CardiffWorks can help with the journey into council employment. We aim to support candidates from the point of enrolment through to securing sustainable employment in a sector that interests them. So, join CardiffWorks today and let’s work together to find the right council role for you.

Case Studies

Jake’s CardiffWorks Experience

After Jake was made redundant, he didn’t know where to turn. Luckily, he applied for a temporary role via Cardiff Works. The team coached him through the process of securing work, even when he almost lost hope.

Shakil’s CardiffWorks Experience

Shakil found several various positions through Cardiff Works, each of them giving him the tools and skills to successfully apply and gain a permanent position with Cardiff Council.

Emily’s CardiffWorks Experience

Emily left college not really knowing what sector she wanted to work in but found her way into a Business Support Role through an initial temporary role via Cardiff Works.

Martin’s CardiffWorks Experience

When Martin was unsuccessful first time through Cardiff Works, he was motivated by a member of the recruitment team to try again.

Jennifer’s CardiffWorks Experience

Jennifer has been working for Cardiff Council for 6 years, after signing up to Cardiff Works for a temporary role in 2016.

Kate’s CardiffWorks Experience

When Kate moved to Cardiff and was looking for work, she applied for a 3-month placement with Cardiff Works

Tom’s CardiffWorks Experience

Meet Tom, he came through Cardiff Works to find employment in a job he loves.

A Day in the Life of an Into Work Advice Trainee

Hi, I’m Sam. I’ve just started working as an Into Work Advice Trainee.