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We’re working to create a great new normal.

At Essex County Council

We look after a large, diverse, complex region of the country. But our approach to meeting the needs of our 1.4 million residents is simple. We recruit creative, collaborative, talented people, and free them up to make an impact to be proud of.

Join us and you’ll be trusted to take control, manage change and do career-defining work. Safe in the knowledge that we’re right behind you with more opportunities, more development and more support.

Our Roles

From Children & Families to Finance & Technology, our range of opportunities is as diverse as it is fascinating.

About us

Find out what makes us different and why you’ll fit in.

Join our Talent Pool

Be the first to find out about the latest opportunities, blogs, news and events by joining The Essex Talent Community.

What does it take?

There’s no magic to it. Just hope and heart, and a lot of hard work. Watch this video to understand what it takes to join us here at Essex in Children & Families.

We’re outstanding!

In 2023 our Children and Families Social Care function was accredited by OFSTED as ‘outstanding’ in every single category.

What we can achieve in 100 days.

Our video shows how we’ve been tackling the issues that mean the most to residents and businesses.

With us, you can.

Watch this video to understand how with us, you can have a well supported career in Adult Social Care.

This is Essex

Essex is more than the stereotypes you are used to hearing, we are full of extraordinary people.


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