Information about living and working in West Norfolk
West Norfolk covers an area of about 550 square miles from Brancaster on the Northern Coast to beyond Downham Market in the South. Our office is based in King's Lynn. See our map showing the area that our borough covers at the bottom of this page.
West Norfolk provides a beautiful environment in which to live and work. King's Lynn, a medieval town and port, is an outstanding conservation area. It offers a wide range of culture and leisure facilities including a theatre, concert hall and arts centre, as well as an indoor swimming pool and excellent sporting and fitness facilities at Lynnsport & Leisure Park.
The surrounding countryside is attractive and the coastline is an "Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty". Sandringham Estate, the Queen's Norfolk home, is approximately mid-way between King's Lynn and Hunstanton. Together with other large estates, such as Holkham, it is a major tourist attraction.
You can find out lots more about living and working in West Norfolk by visiting Working in West Norfolk website. This site also includes details of current vacancies with our key partners in West Norfolk with direct links to their job application processes.
If you are a school-leaver, and would like some information on careers in local government, you may find it useful to read the Working In Local Government booklet produced by the Local Government Association.
Working in local government can take your career in a number of different directions - by working in different services with one council, by working for different councils or by working within the wider public sector. You may also be interested in the Plotr website which shows some of the different careers that are available within local government.