Stevenage Borough Council

Contact: Recruitment Team

Daneshill House
Danestrete
Stevenage
Herts
SG1 1HN
United Kingdom

Tel: 01438 242242

Email: recruitmentteam@stevenage.gov.uk

About Stevenage Borough Council

“The Heart of a Town Lies in its people” and at Stevenage Borough Council our people are at the heart of what we do.

We are committed to providing a diverse, stimulating and enjoyable working environment and to offering a comprehensive benefits package in order to attract and retain our best people.

Surrounded by beautiful Hertfordshire countryside, Stevenage, the first new town in the UK, is situated approximately 30 miles north of London. The jewel in Stevenage’s crown is our award winning 120 acres of parkland – Fairlands Valley Park – right in the heart of the town.  With affordable housing, good links to the national road, rail and air networks and a good range of quality educational and recreational facilities, including  several miles of cycle ways, it is an exciting time to join Stevenage Borough Council  and be a part of our exciting transformation programme for the town, the Council and our people.

Detailed below are some of the benefits you can expect from us:

Salary

Competitive salary scales with annual reviews on the 1st April.

Holiday

24 - 30 days holiday per year. Employees with Local Government service will receive 27 days leave after 5 years accumulated service and 30 days after 10 years accumulated service.

Flexible working

We offer flexible working hours between 7am – 10pm (Monday – Saturday) subject to operational requirements. This flexibility enables employees to have more freedom to arrange their working day.

Part time

We offer a range of part time opportunities and all our full time vacancies are open to job share unless otherwise stated.

Maternity and Paternity provisions

Maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave.

Training and Development

Excellent training and development opportunities are available to all staff in conjunction with our comprehensive performance and development programme. Secondments are often available to current employees offering the opportunity to gain further skills and experience.

Pension Scheme

We offer a competitive, contributory career average salary pension scheme.

Free

Parking, eye tests for VDU users, Occupational Health service and Employee Assistance programme.

Child Care Provision

Computershare Childcare Voucher Scheme is available

Relocation

If you move house in order to join us we may be able to offer you an attractive relocation package. If appropriate, details will be discussed at interview.

Discounted

Health and Fitness membership as part of our Employee Wellbeing Strategy.

Trade Unions

All employees have the opportunity to join a Trade Union. For a small fee members have access to free legal advice and assistance, welfare assistance and a whole range of discounted benefits, but more importantly, full representation in the workplace.

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