Staffordshire County Council

Staffordshire County Council
Staffordshire Place 2
Tipping Street
Stafford
Staffordshire
ST16 2DH
United Kingdom

Tel: 01905 947446

About Staffordshire County Council

Working for us

Staffordshire County Council serves a population of 850,000 people, delivering a wide range of vital services to all the communities that make up our county - 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We are at the heart of daily life, providing services that touch everyone - from the flow of traffic on the county's roads to the quality of our schools, from officiating at marriages to supporting vulnerable people in their own homes.

We are the county's largest employer with a large and diverse team equipped with a wide variety of individual skills and abilities. Everyone, whatever their role, contributes to the Council’s work and we are actively committed to equality and diversity, ensuring that employment and services are fully accessible to all.

For a potential employee, there are hundreds of different career options on offer and you will find we are dedicated to your development and individual success within our team framework. We want you to achieve all you are capable of while enjoying a good work/life balance. People really are the heart of our organisation - they are the ones who make all the difference.

We never forget that the focus of our activities are the communities of Staffordshire. We are currently undergoing an exciting organisational transformation journey to modernise the way we work, and to ensure that we are efficiently and effectively delivering first-class services within a changing county.

Our Values

The County Council has adopted a set of values that seeks to achieve the best outcomes for its citizens, communities and employees.

Our People Strategy sets out what we all need to do to make Staffordshire County Council a great place to work, where people are supported to develop, flourish and contribute to our ambitious plans. 

Our values are at the heart of the Strategy to ensure that the focus is on what is important to the organisation and the people it serves:

  • Ambitious - We are ambitious for our communities and citizens
  • Courageous - We recognise our challenges and are prepared to make courageous decisions
  • Empowering - We empower and support our people by giving them the opportunity to do their jobs well.

Benefits for working for us….

We recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance.

In addition to your salary, as a member of staff, you will have access to a range of benefits including:

  • An excellent local government pension scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement from 24 up to 33 days (plus 2 extra statutory days and bank holidays) depending on job role and length of service
  • The option to buy up to an additional 2 weeks annual leave
  • A range of flexible working options, depending on your job role, which includes agile working, flexible retirement Family Friendly Policies - maternity, adoption, paternity and parental leave
  • Volunteering Scheme Training and development opportunities, including coaching and mentoring
  • Access to health and wellbeing support (including Occupational Health, Physiotherapy and Counselling Services)
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Car lease scheme / cycle & car loan scheme / employee car share scheme
  • Bus and rail travel discounts

Find out more about Staffordshire County Council

How to apply

When you click 'apply', you will be re-directed to Staffordshire's County Council's online application website.

To submit your application, you will need to register on the site (this is a separate login to WM Jobs).   Your username will normally be the e-mail address that you use to register your account.

We collect personal information from you when you register with us to make an application. Information we collect includes name, email address and other contact details. We will use this information to communicate with you generally and to assess your application.

The personal data supplied in your job application will be used for recruitment and selection purposes and if appointed to the job any subsequent personal information provided throughout the course of your employment, including sensitive personal data (e.g. medical health, criminal convictions, references etc.) will be held and processed for employment purposes by the Council and any third party organisations that provide services on our behalf,.  Any organisations that process your personal data on behalf of the County Council have the same legal obligation to comply with data protection legislation.

Personal information relating to your application will be kept in secure conditions. If you are unsuccessful, your personal data will normally be destroyed after 1 year. If you are successful, the data will be retained both for the duration of your employment and for a period after in line with our retention and disposal schedule.

Further details on how we process your personal data is available in our Privacy Notice

By submitting your application form, you are giving your consent to the processing of your personal data in the ways described above.

Making an application

The completed application form must demonstrate that you meet all the essential criteria. To ensure we treat all applicants fairly, we do not make assumptions about you; we only look at what you tell us about yourself in the application form.

Please ensure that you complete all parts of the application form and that the job information that you supply is clear, precise and aimed at the job you are applying for.

Please ensure that you submit your application form by the closing date. Please note that applications cannot be accepted once shortlisting for the vacancy has begun.

After the closing date, shortlisting will be conducted. If you do not hear from us within 28 days of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Keep free any interview date you are given as it is not normally possible to re-arrange an interview.

Should you require any additional help on completing our application form, please contact the Recruitment Team.

All parts of our recruitment pack (application form, job description, person specification or guidance notes) are available in alternative formats on request.

Additional information on the County Council and its services can be obtained from our web site at www.staffordshire.gov.uk 

Learning & Development

Apprenticeships

Staffordshire County Council is committed to supporting apprenticeships. We have offered them in areas such as administration, information technology, customer service as well as learning and development.

For further information on our apprenticeships, please go to click here

 

 

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