Our values

Working here, you can make a real difference to the lives of our residents that we are proud to serve.

We want you to share the pride we have in our heritage, and the excitement we have about our future.

We provide more than 800 different services to people who live, work and study in the borough. We are the second largest employer in our borough with 2,300 employees across a range of very diverse services.

With such a diverse workforce our core values help to make sure everyone is working towards a common purpose. They are the guiding principles in all that we do and influence our behaviour and how we make decisions. That way, as employees we all know what we can expect from each other. 

Our core values are


We believe in, and can rely on each other


We embrace diversity and value our differences


We have the courage to try new things and strive to be better


We achieve more by working together


We are self-aware and considerate in all that we do

Demonstrating these values means that our employees can work in an environment with a positive workplace culture, and where we all feel Proud to be BwD.

Proud to be BwD, Trust, Respect, Ambition, Collaboration, Kindness