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Working for the council

Find out about the benefits of working for the council with information on annual leave, training, work life balance, pension scheme and health and wellbeing.

The Isle of Anglesey County Council exists to serve its residents and provides a comprehensive range of services and facilities. We are committed to providing the best possible services for everyone on Anglesey and we recognise that to do this we need our most important asset - our employees. Recruiting, retaining and developing the right people with the right skills at the right time are essential for us to deliver services that improve the quality of life for Isle of Anglesey residents. We offer a wide range of job opportunities and careers, and currently employ approximately 3,000 workers.

If you would like to be a part of our valued workforce and make a positive difference to the people of Anglesey, we look forward to hearing from you.

Working conditions

Pension Scheme

We operate a Local Government Pension Scheme in cooperation with Gwynedd County Council. Further information about the fund can be found on the Gwynedd Pension Fund website.

Annual Leave

The annual leave entitlement varies between 21 and 29 days per year - depending on length of service. Staff are also entitled to 8 days leave for bank andpublic holidays, and 3 and a half days over the Christmas period - the half day to be taken on the last working day before Christmas and the 3 days between Christmas and the New Year. 1 March is also a day off for office based staff.

Special Leave

As well as the leave noted above, paid absence may be granted in special circumstances such as bereavement, attending medical appointments, undertaking public duties and so on.

Work Life Balance

Ensuring that staff strike a healthy balance between work and home life is very important for the Council.

Training and Development - people strategy

In order to support the Council’s Vision and Strategic Priorities in delivering excellent services, we have to ensure that the people we employ are skilled, trained and motivated to meet the challenging needs ahead.

Every employee can expect:

  • A formal induction process
  • An annual Performance Appraisal
  • A Development Plan
  • Regular meetings with your manager
  • Regular team meetings
  • Supported with the Welsh language and culture
  • Access to a wide range of training and development opportunities
  • Contribution towards the membership of professional bodies which are relevant to the work.

Health and Safety

We aim to achieve the highest standard of managing the health, safety and wellbeing of all our staff.

Additional benefits

There are also a number of addition benefits when working for the Isle of Anglesey County Council,

  • an opportunity to work within a Welsh environment - we have a bilingual policy
  • awareness raising events about health and wellbeing matters
  • free car parking facilities at most of our sites
  • free eye tests for staff who make regular use of Visual Display Units
  • MEDRA Counselling service - free and confidential counselling service for staff
  • formal uniform and safety equipment are provided for staff within specific posts.

For further information about the Isle of Anglesey County Council employment package, please contact Human Resources. Please see the contact details in the right hand navigation.  

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