We value
your health, wellbeing and feeling supported at work.”

We value health and wellbeing, prioritising a work-life balance, with a genuine commitment to keeping our colleagues safe and well at work. 

We are here to support you whenever you need it. 

To make sure everyone can be their best we’ve designed our employment policies and practices to support your personal ambitions and circumstances.

Work Life Balance


  • Flexible Working – offering hybrid working arrangements, flexi time and flexible hours including part time and term time only (subject to needs of the role)
  • Generous Annual Leave – starting at 26 days rising to 34 days per year with long service and 36 days for Chief Officers (pro rata)
  • Bank Holiday leave – 8 days of additional leave (pro rata)

Family and Lifestyle


  • A family friendly employer – helping balance family commitments with generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Family friendly policies – supporting with parental and caring responsibilities
  • Employee discount shopping schemes

Health and Wellbeing


  • Occupational sick pay scheme
  • Occupational Health service
  • Health Assessments for employees over forty years old
  • Cycle To Work scheme (Cycle Solutions)
  • Eye test contribution

Development and Recognition


  • Career paths with tailored Personal Professional Development pathways
  • Apprenticeship Programmes
  • Mentoring, coaching and secondment opportunities
  • Annual recognition ceremony – Celebrating Success Awards
  • Annual internal training calendar and online learning available for all employees
  • External provider training opportunities



  • A Foundation Living Wage Employer
  • Guaranteed pay progression
  • Membership to our Local Government Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions
  • 3 x Salary Life Cover via Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Salary sacrifice car leasing scheme
  • Free parking at all council buildings