Together we are Cheltenham

We want to work with enthusiastic and committed people who share our values and want to make a positive difference to our organisation and to the people of Cheltenham.


Together we...

Own it

We hold ourselves accountable, we take responsibility and we avoid blaming others.

Get it done

We are tenacious, fair and objective in our work.

Develop our people

We help everyone to be their best.

Take care

We look after ourselves, each other, our communities and our planet.

Find a better way

We are creative, innovative and willing to challenge the status quo.

Together we are Cheltenham.


In 2020/21, as part of our modernisation programme we looked at how we needed to change and develop as an organisation. 

Over 70 staff and stakeholders provided feedback on how we could best organise ourselves to deliver the council's vision and ambitious priorities as set out in our key documents:

Following on from this work, we recognised the need to create a work environment where everyone feels positive, supported, empowered and appreciated for what they do.

We agreed five sets of behaviours that will help us achieve our goals.  We call these our corporate values.