School - Work Experience Placements

Work Experience is a placement with an employer; this experience can offer many benefits and opportunities. It can enhance your knowledge and understanding and prepare you for the world of work.

Stafford Borough Council are proud to be associated with Business Staffordshire Education, and for the second year running been awarded for our outstanding contribution to the delivery of high quality Work Experience Placements.

Work Experience Opportunities

 Service Areas  Covering
Economic Development and Regeneration Economic Development, Town Centre Management
Environmental and Health Environmental Health, Accident Prevention, Pest Control, Waste Management, Recycling, Licensing, Streetscene, Riverway Nursery
Finance and Revenues Accounting, Financial Control, Budget Monitoring
Law and Administration Democratic Services, Elections, Corporate Support, Members, Business Administration, Post Room
Planning Building Control, Conservation, Planning Applications
Policy and Improvement Customer Contact Centre, Performance Management, Web Maintenance, Sustainability, Community Safety, Graphic Design, Public Relations
Technology Helpdesk, Server and PC Maintenance

How to Apply for a placement

1. If you are interested in a placement but not sure which area would be suitable, please see above for a list of our service area’s. For more information about individual service areas please check out our website.

2. When you have done your research and have decided on your placement please send your request to:

Marcia Blencowe,
Learning and Development,
Stafford Borough Council,
Civic Centre,
ST16 3QA

Alternatively you can email your request to

Please make sure that your request letter has the following:

  • Your name and address
  • Your school
  • Your interest
  • Dates for your placement
  • Chosen area

3. After your request has been received, it can take a little while before you get a reply so please be patient.

Tel: 01785 619449
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