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Getting paid while you learn might sound too good to be true, but as an apprentice you really do get the best of both worlds. We are looking for apprentices to join us

National Apprenticeship Week

National Apprenticeship Week is designed to celebrate apprenticeships and the positive impact they have on individuals, businesses and the wider economy.

Going Beyond at Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council

Forget what you may think about working in local government and your ideas about Basingstoke.

At Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council we like to do things differently and offer you an innovative place to work where you can make a real difference to our residents.

Our vision and values

Here at Basingstoke and Deane we are bold... we are Going Beyond

We are Bold. We punch above our weight because we have big ambitions for the borough and for our staff.
We go the Extra mile to provide an excellent, trusted and user-friendly service to our residents.
We are the council that likes to say Yes with our can-do attitude.
We are One council working effectively together and in partnership
We Nurture our communities and our staff as we take pride in helping to shape Basingstoke and developing those who make it happen.
We do things Differently here. We are not your average council.
We are Going Beyond.

Meet our people


The perfect match?

B with values

Take our quiz to find our if you and the council are the perfect match

What's your passion?

Grounds maintenance

If you love the outdoors and working with nature we have varied roles that offer just that.

Customer service

Are you passionate about good customer service?

The team at Basingstoke provides telephone, email and online customer service not only to all Basingstoke and Deane residents but also to the neighbouring Hart district.


The council has saved 25% of its operational costs since 2006 without reducing services. Our finance team works closely with operational departments to drive efficiency without sacrificing quality. Could you be the one to join our team?


Are you what we are looking for?

Here at Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council people go further.

We believe that we surpass expectations of what it means to be a 'council'. We do this by being innovative in our approach to serving the community; motivating our teams to be the best they can be and championing the services that we're able to offer.

We all have the potential to make a real difference to the lives of our residents and we do this by Going Beyond.

Take our 'Going Beyond' quiz to see if you and the council are the perfect match

The quiz is not a test. It is simply a way for you to decide if you want to start a career with us. The quiz is anonymous and the results will not be considered should you apply for a job with us.

The quiz

  • The following six questions reflect the values that we look for in potential employees.
  • You will be presented with six different work-based scenarios followed by two possible responses. We ask you to be as honest as possible and choose the statement which is most like you.
  • After you have answered a question we will give you more information about our expectations.
  • At the end of the quiz we will let you know if your way of working matches ours.
  • The quiz is not timed.
Going beyond
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  • Bold
  • Extra mile
  • Yes
  • One council
  • Nurture
  • Different