Blaby District Council recognises that our employees are a crucial asset. Therefore we offer a range of employee benefits to encourage, reward, and acknowledge the valuable work of all our employees.
A range of options are available, such as part time working patterns, job sharing, working from home, annualised or compressed hours.
Flexi Time – up to 24 days per year (2 days per month)
A minimum 23 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) increasing to 28 days (plus bank holidays) after 5 years continuous service.
Structured salary scales allowing progression within the scale
Local Government Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions.
Salary rates to reach the Living Wage level as a minimum.
Monthly lump sum payment for essential car users.
Gives you access to discounted shopping vouchers, cinema and travel, salary sacrifice schemes for the latest mobile phones, computers and laptops and Bicycles (Cycle2work scheme).
This scheme allows our employees to purchase childcare vouchers via a salary sacrifice and save up to 32%* in reduced tax and NI contributions.
(*Savings based on a lower rate, tax paying employee)
Learning & Development / Continued Professional Development
Ongoing learning and exciting career development opportunities identified through our Supporting Employees Performance procedure. The option of financial assistance to those who undertake approved qualification training (post entry training), and payment of professional fees where these are required.
Health and Well-being
As part of our ongoing commitment to develop a healthy workforce, the Council works alongside an Occupational Health provider called Health Management. Assessments are made to determine your ability to work and what reasonable adjustments are needed to help you to be at work.
We also recognise the importance and impact that regular exercise has on your health and well-being and therefore offer a great range of discount on fitness activities, including discounted leisure centre and gym membership for The Pavilion and Enderby Leisure Centre
In addition to the above we also offer:
Free Onsite parking and cycle bays
Local train station only 5 minutes walk away from the Main Council Offices
Parks and green open spaces right on your door step
Contribution towards eye tests and glasses for PC users
Employee Volunteer Scheme with opportunities to volunteer within the local community
Interesting Job Shadowing opportunities
Family friendly procedures (Maternity, Paternity, Parental or Adoption Leave)
A friendly place to work in a lovely little village not far from the city centre!