Company Profile

Leicestershire County Council

Address:
County Hall
Glenfield
Leicestershire
United Kingdom (UK)
LE3 8RA
Website Address:
www.leicestershire.gov.uk
WHY WORK FOR US?

Our services touch the lives of all 630,000 people living in Leicestershire

It’s our goal to continue to deliver the best services. In order to make it a reality, we need to keep on attracting the brightest, most creative and talented people. People just like you.

Could you help us deliver the best services? Join us and discover your true potential.

Choosing to work at Leicestershire County Council is one of the most fulfilling decisions you can make.

Building on our six basic values,we’re creating an environment that’s friendly, welcoming and open to change. One that’s as diverse as it is fast-moving, and where challenge and reward go hand-in-hand.

VALUES

Values are the standards which employees across Leicestershire County Council share. They represent the things we cherish and to which we aspire, they guide our day to day decisions and shape our individual and collective behaviour.

Our values are:

- A focus on the people of Leicestershire
- Being positive
- The desire to achieve results
- Flexibility
- Co-operation
- Speaking up

WHAT CAN WE OFFER YOU?

We feel that the benefits we offer make a significant addition to our overall employment package. As well as making excellent provisions for holidays, sick pay and flexible working, a diverse range of roles and learning opportunities place us at the forefront of employers in the region. Our local government pension scheme is also recognised as one of the best in the UK.

FLEXIBLE WORKING

We have developed a range of benefits for staff that help to make LCC a great place to work, and that promote a good work-life balance.

These include:

- An excellent local government pension scheme.
- A generous holiday entitlement (between 23 and 34 days a year, depending on how long you have worked for us and the job you do)
- Maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave
- Special leave provisions for employees with caring responsibilities
- Sickness provision
- Individual Performance and Development Reviews
- Training and career development opportunities
- Car Sharing Scheme
- Childcare scheme which can be used to pay for registered childcare for children up to 15 years old (16 years old where the child has a disability)
- Occupational Health Service
- Staff Benefits - giving you local and national discounts on shopping, eating out, sporting events, health clubs, green and ethical products, leisure activities and much more
- Tax-free benefits; including a greentravel2work (discounted bus travel) scheme
- A relocation scheme to help new staff taking up key appointments to move nearer to their place of work (subject to certain conditions)
- Lease cars for staff who travel around the county as part of their work (subject to certain conditions)
- Support networks for disabled employees in the form of a Disabled Workers Group (DWG), Black Workers Group (BWG) and a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Workers Group (LGBT)

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