Warwick council staffWe do all we can to cater for the things that are important to our staff. Most jobs are flexible, offering agile working, full or part-time and job sharing. You can expect generous holiday entitlements, a pension scheme and opportunities for training and personal development.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Agile working (including homeworking*, hybrid working (home and office)*, temporary reduction in hours)
  • Flexitime*
  • 24 days holiday per year (plus Bank Holidays & Concessionary Day at Christmas) increasing to 29 days after 5 years’ service and 32 days after 10 years’ service
  • Work laptop, additional screen and mobile provided*
  • Work chair, and desk allowance for homeworking
  • Normal full time working hours 37 per week (including early Friday finish*)
  • Free Health and Wellbeing (BUPA) Cash plan scheme and confidential EAP which includes financial signposting and telephone counselling
  • Option to join Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
  • Enhanced Maternity pay and provision of Maternity Support Leave
  • Cycle scheme (up to £2,500 - includes electric bikes)
  • Professional subscriptions paid
  • Long service with the Council is recognised at 20, 30 and 40 years (see below)
  • “Refer a Friend” scheme - £500 if the friend passes their probationary period
  • 1 day or 2 half days paid to volunteer for a charity or community event
  • Buy one ticket get one free (or 50% off a single ticket) at Leamington Spa Centre cinema**
  • Free health check**
  • £10 per person towards a team event**
  • Up to £50 towards purchase of low cost and energy efficient household items**
  • Work Perks discount Voucher scheme
  • Discounts on mobile phone airtime with O2 (25%) and on Microsoft Office 365 subscriptions (up to 30%), and laptops and accessories (10%)
  • Opportunity to join Boundless with discounts, entry into attractions and much more Join us | Boundless by CSMA
  • 50% off a year’s local family tennis membership**
  • Access to training & development
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Supportive attendance and absence policies
  • A commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion
  • Office town centre location - easy to reach by road or public transport (moving to modern offices in Warwick early 2024)
  • Free office on-site parking, where available

* Not applicable to all roles

** Offer applies until 31 July 2024

Long service award

Long service is recognised at 20, 30 and 40 years with a choice of:

  • a gift to the value of £419.18 + VAT
  • £419.28 cash (taxed) paid into your salary
  • one-off entitlement to 2 weeks' additional leave (pro rata if part-time)

A certificate may be chosen to be presented by the Chairman at 20 years and on completion of 20 years' service names are entered in to a draw to attend a Royal Garden Party.

What our staff say about working here

What our staff say about working here

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