Why work for us?

At Cheltenham Borough Council, we aim to be an employer of choice and offer a welcoming and supportive working environment where employees enjoy challenging and varied roles.

Our benefits

  • A competitive annual salary of up to £66k (incorporating a market supplement)
  • A generous holiday entitlement. As well as bank holidays, you'll get 25 days paid holiday (pro rata if part- time). This increases by one day per year to 30 days when you have been employed for 5 years. You will be entitled to an extra two volunteering days paid time off per year for you to support a charity of your choice
  • An excellent pension scheme. You will be eligible to join the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) which is a nationwide, career average pension scheme. The LGPS also provides valuable life cover of 3 x salary along with valuable financial protection for dependants
  • A flexible working environment. You will enjoy a mix of home and office working as well as flexible working arrangements

Professional development

  • As part of supporting staff development, Cheltenham Borough Council run a structured Institute of Leadership and Management Programme on an annual basis as well as offering masterclasses on a wide range of topics throughout the year, working with industry experts
  • CBC commits to paying for one professional subscription per year
  • You will also have access to Cheltenham Borough Council’s learning management system to access training on demand

Other benefits on offer include:

  • Two days paid time off for volunteering
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity schemes
  • An employee counselling service
  • Free eye tests (for some posts) and contribution towards the cost of glasses
  • A cycle to work scheme
  • Low cost town centre parking for some jobs, depending on work location
  • A commitment to employee wellbeing