One of our priorities at Essex County Council is to increase educational achievement and enhance skills right across the county. We also believe in leading by doing, so we bring talented people on board for internships, apprenticeships or graduate roles that could help them take the first steps on a rewarding career path. Whatever stage of education you’re at, we’ll have something to suit you.
When you’re one of the people helping us to achieve our goals across Essex, you will discover that the rewards more than recognise your contribution. Here are some of the benefits you can look forward to:
Local Government Pension Scheme
Life Assurance of three times annual salary for pension scheme members
Up to 29 days’ annual leave plus purchase of additional annual leave
Flexible working for most roles
Relocation package up to £8,000 where agreed
Interest-free travel loan
Payment of professional fees for approved professions
Private medical health insurance for senior level employees and their partner (can also cover children at an additional cost)
Employee Assistance Programme provided in-house (wellbeing and counselling provision)
Childcare vouchers through salary sacrifice
Cycle to Work through salary sacrifice
Charitable giving through payroll deduction
Local shopping discounts, and discounts on trains and buses
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Step 1: Online Application
You can complete a quick online application with us by either uploading your CV or completing an online application form. You will receive a confirmation email to let you know we have your application.
Step 2: Shortlisting
Once our advertising process has finished, we will review our applications and let you know if we would like to invite you to an interview. At this stage you may also be invited to join our talent pool where you will receive updates on future opportunities with us.
Step 3: Interview and assessment
The interview and assessment process could take many forms, dependent on the role you are applying for but the recruitment team will always let you know what to expect.
Step 4: Decision
Within a week of your assessment we’ll be able to let you know whether you’ve been successful in applying for a role with us.
Step 5: Compliance safeguarding checks
Once you have been offered a role we will invite you to meet with us to start your pre-employment checks.