Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Worcestershire County Council servse some 560,000 citizens across the county providing them with essential services from social care to traffic lights and supporting businesses and economic growth.
  • Year established:
    1997
  • Website:
    http://www.worcestershire.gov.uk
  • UK locations:
    West Midlands
  • Contact
    • County Hall, Spetchley Road, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR5 2NP

About Worcestershire County Council


What is it like to work for Worcestershire County Council

Leadership
Leadership
Staff are involved in regular events held by the Chief Executive. There is also a rolling piece on the front page of the intranet and a rolling Chief Exec notice board on which staff can comment. She operates in an open and honest style, not only giving direction but explaining why that is the direction and is as open and honest with bad news as with good. She demonstrates that she really cares about the organisation's mission and is seen to be a member of the team, sleeves rolled up delivering.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
The organisation hold regular health fairs to discuss health and wellbeing, they also have advise on healthy eating and keeping fit.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Particular work this year has been on the carbon footprint of staff travel. All under desk bins are removed and replaced by recycling centres. Also a "Not In The Bin" scheme to recycle unwanted equipment is in place. They have been running a sustainability training course for all staff for over ten years. This not only addresses specifics but also deals with the broader context so people really understand the issues.

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Benefits:

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave

  • Gym
    Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees with more than 5 years' service

Company Statistics

  • Graduate Vacancy Locations:

    0.00

  • Sites:

    25

  • UK sites:

    25

  • Earning £35,000+:

    3%

  • Male : Female:

    38% / 62%

  • Average Age:

    47

  • Staff Turnover:

    6%

  • Staff:

    6389

  • Under 35 to Over 55 Ratio:

    No employees under 35

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