South Derbyshire District Council

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FREE HEALTH CHECKS, reduced rate membership at the local leisure centre and flexible working hours lead to good levels of wellbeing for staff at South Derbyshire District Council. Employees give a 73% positive score for not being under so much pressure they can't perform well, a result bettered by just two other mid-sized organisations. The 299-strong employees, who have fun with colleagues (78%), know exactly what is expected of them (74%). south-derbys.gov.uk

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My Team

80% of staff agreed

My team is fun to work with

The Leadership and Management Development Programme (L&MDP) supports managers to develop their skills and knowledge. This programme provides first line and aspiring middle managers and more experienced managers with the necessary skills to progress within the organisation. This programme has provided the skills and knowledge for managers to move into senior management roles when opportunities arise.

My Manager

77% of staff agreed

I feel that my manager talks openly and honestly with me

The Leadership and Management Development Programme (L&MDP) supports managers to develop their skills and knowledge. This programme provides first line and aspiring middle managers and more experienced managers with the necessary skills to progress within the organisation. This programme has provided the skills and knowledge for managers to move into senior management roles when opportunities arise.

My Company

75% of staff agreed

I feel I can make a difference in this organisation

To re-open the town centre following a programme of extensive improvements, a Pancake Race was held to raise funds for Sport Relief and Red Nose Day. Over 30 teams from the Council, outsourced services, partnership organisations and local businesses competed for the winners frying pan trophy. Teams forged new friendships, strengthened existing ones, honed their competitive rivalry and had great fun on their way to the podium. It was a great day for all the competitors and spectators.

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