About the council
Waverley Borough Council is an authority which promotes and sustains:
- Open, democratic and participative governance
- A financially sound Waverley, with infrastructure and services fit for the future
- The value and worth of all residents, regardless of income, wealth, age, disability, race, religion, gender or sexual orientation
- High quality public services accessible for all, including sports, leisure, arts, culture and open spaces
- A thriving local economy, supporting local businesses and employment
- Housing to buy and to rent, for those at all income levels
- Responsible planning and development, supporting place-shaping and local engagement in planning policy
- A sense of responsibility for our environment, promoting biodiversity and protecting our planet.
- We are one of 11 local authorities in the county of Surrey
- We have a turnover of £60 million
- We employ over 470 people
- We provide more than 110 services to a population of approximately 123,000 people
We are committed to a community-focused approach in everything we do. We endeavour to build our services and our planning in a way that looks after the needs of our residents today while also looking after our borough, our environment and our communities for the future.
As an employer, we are committed to being inclusive and supportive, and to encourage every employee to realise their potential through ongoing training and professional development.