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The Vale Glamorgan

Address:
Civic Offices
Holton Road
Barry
Wales
United Kingdom (UK)
CF63 4RU
Website Address:
www.valeofglamorgan.gov.uk
Vale of Glamorgan Council Employee Benefits and Support

We recognise that our greatest asset is our workforce and we are keen to employ people who share and embrace our core values:

- Ambitious

Forward thinking, embracing new ways of working and investing in our future.

- Open

Open to different ideas and being accountable for the decisions we take.

- Together

Working together as a team that engages with our customers and partners, respects diversity and is committed to quality services.

- Proud

Proud of the Vale of Glamorgan: proud to serve our communities and to be part of the Vale of Glamorgan Council.

In choosing to work for us you will join an organisation which offers a comprehensive rewards package, open communication, strong leadership and a commitment to employee development.

Best performing Council in Wales for the third year running (Source: Local Data Unit)

We value a diverse workforce and we are working towards an inclusive environment where everyone feels able to participate and achieve their potential.

Perfect Place to Live and Work

Set in the beautiful Vale of Glamorgan and just a short distance from the capital city of Cardiff, your work location offers a perfect place to live.

You will benefit from easy access to Cardiff Airport, major roads and a thriving public transport network, as well as beautiful countryside on your doorstep.

Vale of Glamorgan is officially the happiest place in Wales (Source: Wales on Sunday)

People living in the Vale of Glamorgan are some of the happiest in the UK, enjoying a high quality of life which includes high exam pass rates and a short commute to work.

We offer relocation assistance of up to £8,000, to help you move nearer to your new place of work (subject to eligibility). This covers specific removal and relocation costs, which can include removals; lodging or travelling allowance; disconnecting and reconnecting utilities; and certain professional fees (e.g. estate agents and solicitors).

Inclusiveness, Equality and Diversity

We aim to promote an inclusive culture for all staff.

So, we welcome you and your application whatever your background and regardless of: age; disability; gender identity; marriage or civil partnership; pregnancy or maternity; race, colour, and nationality (including citizenship) ethnic or national origins; religion and belief, including no belief; sex; and sexual orientation.

We have an LGBT+ and Allies Network for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and other groups of sexual and gender minorities (LGBT+) staff. It meets monthly to provide support, an opportunity to discuss issues which affect LGBT+ people, and to identify ways to raise awareness of LGBT+ issues.

We have signed the Time to Change Employer Pledge and are committed to change how we think and act about mental health in the workplace and make sure that employees who are facing these problems feel supported.

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