Council departments and offices

The council employs around 10,500 staff in six directorates around 4,800 of whom are based in schools.

The corporate structure is designed to support the council's objective of ensuring the provision of services that are responsive to the needs of individuals and communities and integrated at the point of delivery.

The council management structure consists of five directorates:

  • Governance directorate comprises Democratic Services, Legal Services, including Electoral Services, Communications and the Strategy and Performance Team.
  • Resources directorate comprises of the financial, human and ICT resources functions.
  • Place directorate
  • Health, Adults and Community directorate
  • Childrens Services directorate is committed to further improving outcomes for children and young people.