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If you’re ready to help make Census 2021 a reality, come and join us. Explore the different roles and locations we’re currently recruiting to. Select the ‘More information’ button to view the job descriptions.

Note:

Where a role is not yet open for applications, you can register your interest to work on Census 2021 via the ‘Register your interest’ button within the job description page.

Applications must be submitted a minimum of two days before the date of the related Virtual welcome event.

 

Community engagement roles

Community adviser working with the Bangladeshi community

Location - Luton and Bradford
Salary - £13.01 per hour
Hours - 15 or 25 hours per week dependent on location
Contract duration - 1 February to 7 May 2021
Application window - 19 November to 7 December 2020

Have you worked or volunteered in community engagement or outreach? If you speak English and Bengali to a confident level, you could help your community complete the census.

Please note the role located in Bradford is for an immediate start. 

Community adviser working with the Indian community

Location - Croydon
Salary - £16.93 per hour
Hours - 25 hours per week
Contract duration - 1 February to 7 May 2021
Application window - 19 November to 7 December 2020

Have you worked or volunteered in community engagement or outreach? If you speak English and Gujarati to a confident level, you could help your community complete the census.

Community adviser working with the Roma community

Location - Multiple locations across England and Wales
Salary - From £13.01 per hour dependent on location
Hours - 25 hours per week
Contract duration - 1 February to 7 May 2021
Application window - 19 November to 11 December 2020

Have you worked or volunteered in community engagement or outreach? If you speak English and Romanes/Romani to a confident level, you could help your community complete the census.

Community adviser working with the Haredi Jewish community

Location - Hackney & Haringey and Salford, Bury, Manchester & Rochdale
Salary - From £13.01 per hour dependent on location
Hours - 25 hours per week
Contract duration - 1 February to 7 May 2021
Application window - 19 November to 11 December 2020

Have you worked or volunteered in community engagement or outreach? If you speak English and Yiddish to a confident level, you could help your community complete the census.

Manager roles

Census area manager

Location - Specific locations across Wales
Salary - From £18.87 per hour dependent on location
Hours - 37 hours per week
Contract duration - 25 January to 14 May 2021
Application window - 9 November to 7 December 2020

Do you enjoy being out and about, and supporting people? Then this could be the perfect role for you. By assisting and motivating our team leaders, you’ll make sure their teams visit addresses, sometimes several times, to help residents complete the census.

Currently recruiting in these areas only: Cardiff, Newport, Monmouthshire, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Merthyr Tydfil.

 

Communal establishments area manager

Location - North and Mid-Wales
Salary - From £18.87 per hour dependent on location
Hours - 37 hours per week
Contract duration - 19 January to 23 April 2021
Application window - 9 November to 7 December 2020

As an experienced manager, you could be the link between headquarters and colleagues in the field, helping to coordinate the success of the census. In this role, you’ll lead and motivate our remote teams visiting university halls of residence, care homes, hotels, prisons and more.

Census coverage survey area manager

Application window - 13 January to 20 January 2021

If you’re a proven line manager who’s happy to travel, this role could be perfect for you. You’ll motivate and support around 12 team leaders out in the field. Together, you’ll ensure their teams visit addresses in their area to encourage maximum participation in the census.

This role is not yet open for applications, however, you can register your interest to work on Census 2021.

Non-compliance field manager

Application window - 15 February to 19 February 2021

If you’re skilled at managing both people and conflict, this could be the role for you. Overseeing five teams across a wide geographical area, you’ll travel to support colleagues as they visit different addresses, investigating refusals to take part in the census.

This role is not yet open for applications, however, you can register your interest to work on Census 2021.

Supervisor roles

Census team leader

Location - 2,248 roles across England and Wales
Salary - From £13.01 per hour dependent on location
Hours - 37 hours per week
Contract duration - 16 February to 7 May 2021
Application window - 2 November to 9 December 2020

Do you enjoy leading and get the best out of others? In this role, you’ll manage and coordinate the field operation in an assigned area. Overseeing a team of up to 12 census officers, you’ll ensure everyone has the training, tools and support they need to succeed.

Communal establishments team leader

Location - Specific locations across England and Wales
Salary - From £13.01 per hour dependent on location
Hours - 37 hours per week
Contract duration - 9 February to 16 April 2021
Application window - 2 November to 9 December 2020

Are you great at managing people and getting things done? You could oversee a field operation in your area. You’ll lead and motivate a team delivering the census in communal establishments, such as university halls of residence, care homes, hotels, prisons and more.

Currently recruiting in these areas only: Rushmoor; Brighton and Hove; Canterbury; Oxford; Thanet; Birmingham; Stoke-on-Trent; Stratford-on-Avon; Ceredigion; Powys; Isle of Anglesey; Bangor; Gwynedd; Cardiff; Conwy; Flintshire; Wrexham; Cambridge; Lancaster; Lincolnshire.

Census mobile team leader

Location - Specific locations across Wales
Salary - From £13.01 per hour dependent on location
Hours - 37 hours per week
Contract duration - 16 February to 7 May 2021
Application window - 2 November to 7 December 2020

If you’re great at managing people and happy to travel, this could be the job for you. While you won’t have your own fixed team or location, you'll do the important work of travelling between areas to line manage officers and support other team leaders.

Currently recruiting in these areas only: Cardiff, Gwynedd, Wrexham.

Census coverage survey team leader

Application window - 25 January to 29 January 2021

If you’re good at encouraging and motivating a team, this could be the job for you. You’ll manage around 12 interviewers who are knocking on doors, interviewing residents and making repeat visits. Simply, you’ll ensure they've the skills, tools and support they need. 

This role is not yet open for applications, however, you can register your interest to work on Census 2021.

Census coverage survey mobile team leader

Application window - 25 January to 29 January 2021

Are you a natural team leader who’s happy to travel for work? In this role, you’ll co-ordinate a field operation around England and Wales. You’ll manage and motivate around 12 interviewers, as well as supporting other managers, going where your expertise is needed.

This role is not yet open for applications, however, you can register your interest to work on Census 2021.

Non-compliance officer

Application window - 15 February to 19 February 2021

If you’re well organised and ready to deal with challenging issues, this could be the ideal job for you. Working with a non-compliance assistant, you’ll knock on doors and encourage residents to complete the census, when they've previously refused to take part.

This role is not yet open for applications, however, you can register your interest to work on Census 2021.

Officer roles

Communal establishments officer

Location - 1,721 roles across England and Wales
Salary - From £11.22 per hour dependent on location
Hours - 25 hours per week
Contract duration - 16 February to 14 April 2021
Application window - 2 November to 9 December 2020

If you enjoy talking to people and working in the community, this role could be perfect for you. Hand-delivering the census to communal addresses like university halls of residence, care homes, hotels and prisons, you will knock on doors and help everyone take part.

Census area support

Location - Cardiff
Salary - From £11.22 per hour dependent on location
Hours - 37 hours per week
Contract duration - 3 February to 7 May 2021
Application window - 16 November to 8 December 2020

Are you good at organising yourself and others? In this role, you will assist an area manager on a census field operation, within your local area. You will help deliver the tools and resources that support the team they manage, provide administrative assistance and you’ll be the first point of contact when necessary.

 

Communal establishments area support

Location - North and Mid-Wales
Salary - From £11.22 per hour dependent on location
Hours - 37 hours per week
Contract duration - 26 January to 21 April 2021
Application window - 16 November 7 December 2020

If you are well organised with good administration skills, this could be the role for you. Supporting an area manager, you’ll ensure our teams have the help and resources they need to help the public take part in the census, across communal establishments.

Census officer

Location - 2,737 roles across England and Wales
Salary - From £11.22 per hour dependent on location
Hours - 37 hours per week
Contract duration - 1 March to 29 April 2021
Application window - 23 November to 24 December 2020

If you like being out in the community and talking to people, this is the role for you. You will be working alone but with the support of your team and team leader. Knocking on doors, you’ll encourage residents to complete the census, making return visits when necessary.

Census mobile officer

Application window - 20 December 2020 to 15 January 2021

Are you happy to work in different locations? If so, this could be the job for you. Part of a mobile team, you will travel to one or several locations across England and Wales. Your team leader will be with you all the way, providing the tools you need to help deliver the census.

This role is not yet open for applications, however, you can register your interest to work on Census 2021.

Census coverage survey area support

Application window - 20 January to 26 January 2021

Do you have strong administration skills? Are you happy to organise and support others? If so, you could assist an area manager on a census field operation. You will often act as the first point of contact, providing the tools and resources that support the entire field team.

This role is not yet open for applications, however, you can register your interest to work on Census 2021.

Census coverage survey interviewer

Application window - 15 February to 19 February 2021

If you’re great at talking to people and you enjoy working in the community, this is the job for you. As part of a team, you will visit different addresses to interview residents. Sometimes, you will return several times to offer the reassurance they need to take part in the census.

This role is not yet open for applications, however, you can register your interest to work on Census 2021.

Non-compliance assistant

Application window - 15 February to 19 February 2021

Can you be persuasive? Are you comfortable in challenging situations? If so, you could be just who we’re looking for. Working with a non-compliance officer, you will visit addresses where people have refused to complete the census, encouraging them to take part.

This role is not yet open for applications, however, you can register your interest to work on Census 2021.

Census coverage survey mobile interviewer

Application window - 15 February to 19 February 2021

If you’re great at talking to people and you enjoy working in the community, this is the job for you. As part of a team, you will visit different addresses to interview residents. Sometimes, you will return several times to offer the reassurance they need to take part in the census.

This role is not yet open for applications, however, you can register your interest to work on Census 2021.