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Working for the council

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Find out about jobs available at the council and the apprenticeship schemes offered by us and other employers

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  • Why work for us?  

    As a Timewise, Stonewall Top 100, Disability Confident and Mindful Employer organisation, we are strongly committed to promoting equality and opportunity, investing in staff training and development, and supporting employees to balance their working life with other commitments.

  • Local Government Pensions 

    Leicestershire County Council Pension Fund is part of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS), a nationwide scheme, administered by Local Authorities for the local government employers within their County boundaries.

  • Employees register of interests, gifts and hospitality 

    Council staff are required to register any gifts or hospitality they are offered, and any private interests that could conflict with their public duty.

  • Disabled Applicants 

    We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer, and we are committed to the recruitment and retention of people with disabilities.

  • LGBT role models 

    We celebrate those who have made a difference to the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people in Leicestershire.

  • Jobs at Leicestershire County Council 

    Find out about our current vacancies and how to apply

  • Apprenticeships 

    We offer apprenticeships at County Hall and with other employers throughout the county.

  • Internships 

    Find out about the voluntary internships available at the council

  • Supporting our staff  

    The council has signed up to the Mindful Employer Charter, a national scheme to promote a positive approach to the employment of people with mental ill health.

  • Employee benefits 

    Information about our employee benefits package, available to all Leicestershire County Council, Local Authority schools and ESPO employees.

  • Employee code of conduct 

    Find out what the responsibilities of a county council employee are.

  • Whistleblowing policy 

    Find out about the whistleblowing policy for employees.

  • Local Government Pension Scheme 

    Information and advice for active pension scheme members


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