Working for Bexley

You can now apply online for jobs at the London Borough of Bexley using our on line application process. 

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Details on completing the application form can be found on the following document Guidance notes for applicants (PDF, 243KB).

The London Borough of Bexley is committed to promoting equality and diversity in its employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sections of the community and will consider all applications on the basis of their suitability for the post.

We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Attractions in the London Borough of Bexley

  • Bexley has 52 neighbourhood shopping centres
  • over a 100 parks and open spaces
  • listed heritage sites, including Danson House
  • state of the art sports facilitates
  • 12 libraries within the borough

Getting around

  • Bexleyheath is close to the City of London
  • near Bexleyheath train station, average travel time to the City of London is 30 minutes
  • regular trains to
    • Victoria
    • Charing Cross
    • Waterloo East
    • London Bridge
    • Cannon Street
  • Crossrail opening in 2018 at Abbey Wood station which is 15 minutes from Bexleyheath
  • Gatwick airport is one hour travel time
  • Europe is accessible via road and rail links to the Kent Coast for Ferry services and the Channel Tunnel
  • Eurostar from Ebbsfleet International and Ashford International
  • linked to the A2 and A20 and a short distance to the M25
  • excellent bus services within Bexley and links to London and the South East
  • key travel times to:
    • Blackwall Tunnel, 15 minutes
    • Queen Elizabeth Bridge, Dartford, 20 minutes
    • Woolwich Ferry, 20 minutes
    • London Docklands, 35 minutes
    • Gatwick airport, one hour


Stay in touch

Current salary information for all pay grades is available in the following documents:

Arrangements for paying staff

Your contract will specify when you will be paid and how often. You will need to provide details of your bank account so we can arrange for you to be paid directly.

Paper payslips are no longer issued but you can view all information on our self-service online portal MyView.

Disablity confident employer

As a Disability Confident Employer, we understand that individuals are unique and different.

Different experiences of life, ages, lifestyles, cultures and beliefs reflect the reality of the community we serve.

By harnessing these differences the London Borough of Bexley can create an environment where every individual feels valued and encouraged, where individual talents are recognised, developed and utilised. In doing so, a diverse workforce ensures we are a successful organisation.

A Staff Disability Support Group is available to support staff.

Application process

We recognise that traditional methods of using an application form, formal interview and assessment tests could potentially exclude people with particular disabilities and impairments.

We accept the following different methods giving evidence of ability against the specified criteria:

  • audiotape
  • a separate typed sheet
  • application form completed on behalf of the applicant
  • CV supported by video/DVD
  • statements from others who have observed the applicant and can comment on their ability to meet the criteria in the person specification

Disabled applicants may request reasonable time after the advertised closing date to submit an application. Please email to agree additional time.

The Selection process

  • candidates who are short-listed may take part in an assessment, this may comprise of various tests lasting approximately one to two hours
  • these tests are designed to assess key competencies in the person specification
  • you will then be invited for a panel interview which will last for about 30 - 45 minutes
  • you will be asked competency and experience based questions relating to the role

Selection process for Apprenticeships

  • you will be invited to attend an interview which will last for about 30 to 45 minutes
  • details of the role including information about your willingness to commit to combining the on-the-job learning while studying for a formal qualification will be discussed to ensure this opportunity will meet your hopes and expectations
  • you will be asked competency based questions relating to the role and will be required to provide examples of what you can bring to the role

Please email to discuss any adjustments you may require during the selection process to ensure they are put in place.

Guaranteed interview scheme for disabled people

  • we operate the guaranteed interview scheme for people with disabilities
  • we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post
  • by 'minimum criteria’, we mean the essential criteria as set out in the person specification for the post 

If you wish to apply for consideration under this scheme, then please complete the section in the application form including any special arrangements you may require during the selection process. This will enable us to make the appropriate arrangements, if necessary.

Further assistance

Please email you have any concerns about the process.

All employees have access to a range of benefits and support to help them get the most out of working for the London Borough of Bexley and their leisure time.

Getting started

  • helping you move in order to work for the Council, Relocation scheme (PDF, 50KB)
  • interest-free loans to help spread the cost of public transport season tickets

Your work/life balance

Your future

Access to excellent employer supported pension schemes:

Excellent opportunities for training/professional development.