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 working arrangements and initiatives 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
  • Corporate Health Cash Plan 
  • Green car lease scheme
  • Job share policy
  • Employee counselling service
  • Employee discounts scheme
  • Time off for family and dependents leave
  • Comprehensive induction, training and development programme.

Investors in People accreditation

The continued development of our people is important to us and by achieving this we can also develop our organisation.

Investors in People is a proven management  framework that helps improve our business and individual performance. This prestigious accreditation is recognised across the world as a mark of excellence. Organisations that demonstrate the Investors in People Standard achieve accreditation through a rigorous and objective assessment to determine performance.

We have achieved Investors in People accreditation across Selby District Council and continue to work towards improvements through our commitment to developing our most important asset: our people.