Quick facts
  • What we do:
    We are a local authority with responsibility for the delivery of services to the residents, communities and the businesses of Warrington.
  • Year established:
    1974
  • Website:
    http://www.warrington.gov.uk
  • UK locations:
    North West
  • Contact
    • Town Hall, Sankey Street, Warrington, Cheshire, WA1 1UH

About Warrington Borough Council


What is it like to work for Warrington Borough Council

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
The organisation allow staff release from work to attend formal studies, this is flexible according to business need and this can be with pay or without pay. The funding for courses has always been in place to ensure that employees are able to aspire and achieve within their professions and service areas. They encourage employees to broaden their horizons and they consider any request for time or assistance to enable employees to follow a vocational route.
My Team
My Team
Warrington recently hosted the English Half Marathon which captured the interest of a number of employees who were able to enter at a discounted rate. There are monthly competitions for staff to undertake with tickets for shows and meals in local restaurants as prizes. The organisation holds an annual staff achievement award programme. This is about service away days where service groups come together away from the workplace to focus partly on the needs of the business and significantly on interaction with each other at work and service priorities.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
The organisation holds a ‘Going the Extra Mile’ award each month and annual staff achievements awards ceremonies. Employees have access to a comprehensive total reward package which includes a robust pay and grading system, flexible working packages, health and well being initiatives and local supplier discounts. Staff also receive discounted travel via Warrington Borough Transport.

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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

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees with more than 5 years' service

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    10%

  • Sites:

    146

  • UK sites:

    146

  • Male : Female:

    29% / 71%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    3%

  • Staff:

    4118

  • Average Age:

    43

  • Graduate Vacancy Locations:

    5.00

  • Under 35 to Over 55 Ratio:

    No employees under 35

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