Company Profile

Suffolk County Council

Address:
Endeavour House
8 Russell Road
Ipswich
United Kingdom (UK)
IP1 2BX
Website Address:
www.suffolk.gov.uk
BENEFITS OF WORKING FOR SUFFOLK COUNTY COUNCIL

How employees are supported through training and professional development and information about the package of pay, pension and other benefits offered to staff.

Working for Suffolk County Council

Our mission is to make a positive difference for Suffolk.

We are committed to working together, striving to improve and securing the best possible services.

Our values are shaped by our employees and are at the heart of everything we do:

Achieve – we are the best we can be
Support – we work as one team
Pride – we take pride in and are proud of what we do
Inspire – we model the ASPIRE values
Respect – we give and earn respect
Empower – we empower, encourage and motivate people

These values underpin our approach to performance, reward and wellbeing. They define the relationship between the council and our people.

Benefits for employees

We offer an extensive reward package that combines pay, pension and a range of additional benefits including:

Financial

- A contributory pension scheme
- Access to a childcare voucher salary sacrifice scheme
- Access to a benefits scheme offering discounts on a wide range of goods and services including discounts on supermarket vouchers, restaurants and a range of high street retailers
- Subsidised car parking – subject to availability
- Eligibility to join the Suffolk Credit Union

Travel

- A subsidised lease car scheme (eligibility based on business mileage)
- Tax free bikes through our cycle to work scheme
- Public transport season ticket loan scheme
- Public transport discounts
- Ipswich town centre free shuttle bus

Health and Wellbeing

- A dedicated health and wellbeing portal
- A wide range of staff support networks and representative bodies
- A free and confidential employee assistance programme providing general information and advice to staff as well as access to counselling and legal advice
- An occupational sick pay scheme

Learning and Development

- A clear performance management framework linked to our values
- Regular support and development in your role
- A dedicated learning portal with access to free toolkits and e-learning modules
- A coaching and mentoring programme
- Opportunities to participate in employee engagement and focus group events

Work Life Balance

- Generous annual leave entitlement with an option to purchase additional days
- Flexible working arrangements
- Career breaks
- Occupational maternity, paternity and adoption leave
- A range of family and care policies
- Discounted lifestyle benefits, including theatre tickets, travel and holiday companies

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