Succeed at Rochdale

Succeed at Rochdale

Well located between Manchester and the beautiful southern Pennines, the borough of Rochdale offers the best of urban and rural life, and is only a short train or tram ride from Manchester. 

It's one of the greenest boroughs in Greater Manchester – 11 parks and gardens in the borough have been given the prestigious Green Flag Award, meaning they're 11 of the very best parks in the UK.

In 2019, Rochdale Town Hall and Hollingworth Lake were awarded certificates of excellence from TripAdvisor.

At Rochdale Borough Council, we support a range of flexible working options so you can maintain a healthy work-life balance, receive a competitive salary, generous leave, a local government pension and other benefits.

Check out our video highlighting some of the benefits of working here.

Take the next step

  • Office chairs resting in front of a bank of desks.

    Apply for a job

    View and apply for our vacancies on the Greater Jobs website.

  • A senior manager training a new employee.

    Consider an apprenticeship

    Could you be a future town planner or social worker? Our apprenticeships are open to anyone over the age of 16, not just school leavers.

Work experience at the council

See what types of work experience are available and how to apply.

More benefits if you're working in the borough of Rochdale