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Working for Rutland County Council

Our vision is to ensure Rutland is a great place to live, learn, work, play and visit.

To achieve this we want our staff to feel enabled to be the best they can be every day, with opportunities to provide and continuously develop excellent services, in a supportive and professional environment.

That is why we reward the effort and dedication shown by every member of staff with a comprehensive benefits package, commitment to their personal and professional development and the flexibility to manage work and home commitments.

Pay and benefits

  • A minimum of 24 days annual leave (pro-rata), with a further 5 days added after 5 years’ continuous service. Plus 8 days paid bank holidays
  • A competitive salary in line with nationally agreed pay scales
  • Relocation package (where applicable)
  • A defined benefits pension scheme with the LGPS, including the option to make additional voluntary contributions  
  • Access to pool cars when travelling on Council business   
  • Career breaks and extended periods of leave
  • Payment of fees for membership to one professional body where this is a requirement of your role (eg. HCPC, CIPD, AAT)

Personal development

  • Regular 1-2-1 meetings with your manager to review progress, acknowledge and celebrate success, identify and support your needs
  • An annual Performance Development Review to set targets, review progress and identify your development needs to support your career development
  • Financial support and time off for study to achieve additional qualifications needed for your role
  • Easy access to a variety of internal and external training courses, as well as a range of e-learning modules through our Learning Management System
  • Regular policy and organisational update sessions for managers and those aspiring to a management position in future
  • Regular staff communications with briefings, newsletters and team meetings

Family friendly

  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay
  • Special and family leave provisions
  • Flexible working policies to enable you to balance work and home commitments
  • Employer Assisted Volunteering scheme
  • Childcare vouchers enabling you to benefit from reduced childcare costs

Health and wellbeing

  • 24/7 advice, support and counselling via our employee assistance programme, via phone or online
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Occupational health service
  • Lunchtime yoga, circuits and cycle rides, as well as discounted swimming sessions

Other benefits

  • Discounted membership at CostCo Wholesale
  • Reduced rate Enterprise car hire
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