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Benefits package

Some of the benefits of working for Middlesbrough Council

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous annual leave entitlement, starts at 193 hours pro rata and increases to 230 hours pro rata after 5 years service. This also increases with long service and the opportunity to buy additional annual leave
  • Local Government Pension Scheme, with generous employer contributions
  • Work-life balance and family-friendly policies
  • Flexible working where service provision permits
  • Trade Union membership
  • Online access to information 24/7 via the Staff Portal
  • Induction programme for every role
  • Training and development opportunities, with an online Learning Management System
  • Robust values linked to performance management programme
  • Quarterly frequent feedback meetings, providing staff performance and development opportunities
  • Corporate mentoring programme
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives, including lunch time sessions of yoga, pilates, Tai Chi and also a bootcamp after work
  • Cycle to Work Scheme and half price British Cycling ride insurance
  • Staff recognition - Star of the Month awards
  • Employee engagement groups
  • Discounted gym Membership (Everyone Active, Jury's Inn)
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Discounted annual bus and train travel tickets
  • Staff saving scheme
  • Staff lottery scheme (You've got to be in it to win it!)


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