Benefits of working for the council

Working for the council has a range of benefits.

As an employer, we offer a wide range of flexible and “family friendly” employment initiatives and working arrangements to the majority of our employees. These are aimed at creating a positive working environment in which employees are able to work to their full potential and achieve a healthy work/life balance.

These include:

  • Investors in People accreditation
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous annual leave
  • Free car parking
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • State-of-the-art office environment
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Green car lease scheme
  • Job share policy
  • Employee counselling service
  • Comprehensive employee health plan
  • Employee discounts scheme
  • Time off for family and dependents leave
  • Comprehensive induction, training and development programme