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Working for us

Working for the Council

We offer competitive salaries on a progressive pay structure with the potential for performance related pay via our Pay Scheme which recognises and rewards staff for exceptional performance within their current grade.

Pension scheme

We're part of the local Government Pension Scheme with valuable life cover and financial protection for your family.

Flexible working

We believe that our staff are the most valuable asset and we're committed to attracting and retaining the very best.  As part of our commitment to flexible working the council considers requests for flexitime, compressed hours, job-sharing, part-time working, term-time working and home-working.

Annual leave

Our generous annual leave scheme starts at 22 days, not including bank holidays and includes an extra day at Christmas.  Employees who want to benefit from longer periods of holiday can buy up to 5 days annual leave.

Learning and development

We offer a range of development opportunities including:

  • professional development and education
  • management and leadership programmes
  • post entry training
  • vocational and technical training
  • secondments
  • e-learning
  • coaching and mentoring

Professional fees

If you are required to be professionally qualified as part of your job, we'll pay for one professional fee per year.

Other benefits

Other benefits include:

  • car loans
  • cycle to work scheme
  • long service awards
  • discounted leisure centre membership
  • discounts on high street chains

Current opportunities

Find out what opportunities we're currently recruiting to

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