Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council

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WITH THREE OUT of four stars awarded by public spending watchdog the Audit Commission, Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council has come a long way in the two years since it got exactly zero. Prospects are brighter for the 120,000-plus residents it serves and the 619 staff, who give it an overall positive score for Wellbeing that ranks 24th best among all 75 organisations on this list. Their health does not suffer because of work (72%) and deadlines are realistic (62%, and 10th). People are not stressed (68%) and are happy with the balance between work and home (63%). Employees have been at the council for 12 years on average and 94% (579) have annual salaries of £35,000 or less. www.newcastle-staffs.gov.uk

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My Company

84% of staff agreed

My work is an important part of my life

Assistance is offered via North Staffs Quit Smoking service to those who wish to stop. There are training courses for managers, self help CD available for employees to help manage stress and Cholesterol/glucose screening sessions organised for those staff who wish to have them. Additionally health information is available on the staff intranet, evoice. Health screening days are provided for osteoporosis, arterial stiffness assessment and healthy prostate is available. Lunchtime yoga classes are also offered to staff.

My Team

77% of staff agreed

My team is fun to work with

Progression through salary grades and additional leave linked to five years service are provided to reward staff for their efforts. In addition to this the Council also have the employee recognition scheme.

Wellbeing

71% of staff agreed

I am happy with the balance between my work and home life

Progression through salary grades and additional leave linked to five years service are provided to reward staff for their efforts. In addition to this the Council also have the employee recognition scheme.

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