Frequently asked questions


Who can I contact about career opportunities?

Discover all of our open jobs at Havering Council here. For all other enquiries, please email our Resourcing Lead at

Where can I find the latest news?

Follow us on LinkedIn, TwitterFacebook or Instagram to stay in the know. Or, visit our Latest News page for more information.

How can I volunteer?

Visit our Volunteering page, and discover all the ways you can support the causes you care about.

How do I attend job fairs or careers events?

Visit our Help and Advice page where you’ll find out more about key events coming up soon in our borough.

Does Havering use recruitment agencies to support its staffing needs?

Yes, we have a preferred supplier list of agencies for permanent, contract and temporary recruitment. We ask all non-PSL agencies not to contact us directly, either by email or phone.

What is Havering’s position on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion?

We’ve taken huge steps towards ensuring equal opportunities and anti-discrimination practices are integral to everything we do. Learn more about our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion initiatives.

How does the application and assessment process work?

If you’re wondering what to expect, you can see an overview of our recruitment process on our Help and Advice page.

What is a Target Operating Model?

It is our shared vision as an organisation. Where we are, where we aim to be in the future and how we will achieve it together.

Is work experience available at Havering?

There are lots of ways to learn on the job here. Our internships and graduate development programmes are a great place to start. Find out more here or contact our Resourcing Lead at

Do you have flexible working, part-time or job share opportunities?

Yes, we have a range of flexible and part time options available, including compressed working week, job share and career sabbaticals.

Can you notify me if jobs become available that match my interests?

Sign up to our job alerts here, We’ll contact you via email with opportunities we think might interest
you, according to the preferences you set.

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