Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Large local government
  • Year established:
    1889
  • UK locations:
    South East

About Kent County Council


What is it like to work for Kent County Council

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
All staff are encouraged to take ownership of their own personal development. As part of this they are guaranteed 5 days training a year to develop them. Employees feel supported with a well established coaching and mentoring network with over 50 trained business coaches.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
The council allow employees to volunteer in the local community. They also have implemented the Green Champion concept and trained environmental auditors and the Enterprise and Innovation Centre is run by the Kent Sustainable Business Partnership.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Kent County Council provide and manage a Total Benefits Package which includes non cash and cash awards, salary sacrifice schemes, carers leave and many more.

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 33% of senior managers are women

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave

  • Gym
    Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Childcare
    Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary or non-contributory pension scheme

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees with more than 5 years' service

Company Statistics

  • Annual Sales:

    £2,235,840,000

  • Earning £35,000+:

    13%

  • Staff:

    13803

  • Staff Turnover:

    17%

  • Male : Female:

    26% / 74%

  • Male to Female ratio:

    26% / 74%

  • UK sites:

    438

  • Average Age:

    45

  • Graduate Vacancy Locations:

    Finance Stream, Management Stream, Transport & Development, IT & Computer Stream, Social Worker, Planners, Legal

  • Provides work experience?:

    Yes

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