Working for us

In choosing to work for West Lindsey District Council you will join an organisation striving to provide employees with a positive employment experience.

Our vision and values were reviewed by the council in 2018 and staff from across the whole council and members were involved in shaping them.

Our vision is:

“West Lindsey is a great place to be, where people, businesses and communities can thrive and realise their potential”

 Our values are:

  • customers first
  • one council
  • business smart
  • communicate effectively
  • integrity in everything

We have a behavioural framework to support our vision and values. Every member of staff is provided with a clear understanding of their behavioural expectations. These behavioural requirements are taken seriously and will form part of regular feedback with your line manager.

Our behaviours will be included in our Person Specifications to enable managers to select candidates for a cultural fit as well as a job fit.

Pay and benefits

As well as strong and supportive leadership, regular employee reviews, open communication and a commitment to employee professional development, we offer a comprehensive benefits package which is detailed as follows:

  • a minimum of 24 days annual leave
  • paid bank holidays
  • travel allowance
  • car user allowance (where applicable)
  • cycle to work scheme
  • relocation policy (where applicable)
  • the payment of professional fees (if applicable)
  • pension scheme
  • corporate gym membership
  • employee counselling and support
  • health cash plan
  • payday savings scheme

Our family friendly employment policies include:

  • special and family leave provisions
  • career break scheme
  • a range of work life balance policies, including flexible working

We include personal development opportunities through:

  • annual appraisals
  • a variety of inhouse and external training programmes
  • a commitment to continuous professional development

Guidance for applicants

If you decide that you would like to work for us, take a look at our current vacancies.

Our eRecruit guidance PDF document tells you about our recruitment process and will help you navigate through our online application form.

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