Trafford Council are responsible for a large range of vital services for people and business in the metropolitan borough of Trafford, including: social care; schools; housing; planning; waste collection; licensing; and business support.
Trafford Council is one of the biggest employers in the borough and they strive to be an employer of choice. The Council provides a great benefits package, a real focus on health and wellbeing, widespread flexible working, as well as extensive learning, succession and development opportunities.
Above all they have passionate staff displaying their EPIC values, who care about improving the experience of their residents and visitors and who want to give back to the community.
Their values, to which all employees follow on a daily basis, stand for: empower; people centred; inclusive; and collaborative.
Trafford Council encourage a mixed and blended approach to professional and personal development. They produce a learning and development calendar that outlines all the training available to colleagues which is a mix of job specific training and skills and behaviour development. These events are complemented by their e-learning modules. There are over 250 e-learning modules available to colleagues.
The Council have routes for colleagues to be supported to attain professional qualifications throughout their UPSKILL and professional qualification programme. Qualifications range from mindfulness, post graduate certificates in family group conferences to formal management qualifications.
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At least 40% of senior managers are women
Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or subsidised gym membership for all employees
Companies offering a final salary scheme to all employees, or one in which the employer's contribution is at least 5%
40% of employees have more than 5 years' service
School hours contracts offered to all staff
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