Proud of the past but not stuck in it, Rutland is the rural county looking to the future. We’re succeeding because we know how to turn being small to our advantage. We keep things simple and democratic with the right leaders to take Rutland social care from strength to strength.
The changes are already underway. Last year we embarked on the People First review to help us plan for major issues such as council funding cuts, the integration of health and social services and the new Care Act. With the results we’ve already signed off on wide-reaching plans that will change how council services are delivered.
This is Rutland, home to a proud heritage and a promising future. Read the full People First report here.
Current roles we are recruiting for
In 2014-2016, staff received a pay increase of at least 2.2% - above national inflation. Working for Rutland your pay is aligned to the National Joint Council (NJC) pay scales, which means that annual increments are paid on April 1stuntil you reach the top of your job grade.
You will have generous annual leave beyond the statutory minimum. Our leave entitlements start at 24 days in addition to bank holidays and you can expect a further five days once you have completed five years’ service. Rutland has a range of excellent flexible working arrangements – achieving a work life balance is very important to us.
Maternity and paternity leave are competitive and we offer time out for compassionate leave, religious beliefs, public duties, work in the community, and career breaks. Essentially, we try to ensure your responsibilities, commitments and dreams outside of work are supported. We even offer pool cars when you need to travel for council business.
It’s also reassuring to know that you will be entitled to join the Local Government Pension scheme - a secure scheme with an excellent range of benefits.