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It’s our people that drive the council’s success. Their day-to-day effort, creativity, determination and commitment to the people of Leicestershire to help us achieve our aims.
Benefits of working for us
As an employee of Leicestershire County Council, you will benefit from:
Being in a position to make a difference to the people and communities of Leicestershire
A competitive salary
The opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
Access to a car sharing scheme
Access to a cycle to work scheme and lease car scheme (subject to qualifying conditions)
Access to a professional counselling service
Free car parking (at the County Hall site and some of our local offices)
Training and career development opportunities
An occupational sick pay scheme
Access to a range of local and national discounts on shopping, eating out, bus travel, health clubs and much more
Relocation expenses (subject to qualifying conditions).
Positive work life balance
To support our employees to achieve a positive balance between their work and home commitments, we offer the following:
Generous annual leave entitlements (between 24 and 35 days per year depending on your grade and length of service)
Smarter working arrangements including working compressed hours, term-time only, job share, part-time, and home working
A range of family friendly policies including maternity, adoption, paternity and parental leave. We’re also a fostering friendly employer – foster carers that also work for the county council receive paid fostering leave when it’s needed.
The opportunity to join our workers’ groups (Disabled Workers’ Group, BAME Staff Network, LGBT+ Staff Network, Working Carers’ Group)
A career break scheme (subject to qualifying conditions)
Special leave provisions for employees with caring responsibilities.