Why work for Trowbridge Town Council?
Make a difference in your town and enjoy a range of benefits and opportunities.
We believe that our employees are the foundation of our success. We strive to create a positive work environment where everyone feels valued, supported, and respected. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of our community members by working on projects and initiatives that have a direct impact on the town.
We offer a range of benefits and development opportunities to support our employees’ growth, including competitive salaries, flexible working arrangements, and training programmes. Additionally, we are committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in all aspects of our work and encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds. Join us at Trowbridge Town Council and be part of a passionate and dedicated team working towards a common goal.
Enjoy financial, wellbeing & learning opportunities
A range of benefits for you
We offer competitive salaries and a range of financial benefits to our employees. In addition to a pension scheme, we also provide paid sick leave, maternity and paternity leave, and a generous holiday allowance. We understand that financial stability is important, and we strive to ensure that our employees are well compensated for their hard work and dedication.
- LGPS Pension Scheme is a defined pension that keeps pace with any cost of living increase. Your monthly pension contributions are boosted by tax relief and additional employer contributions. Based on your income, Trowbridge Town Council currently contributes 18.7% into the defined benefit scheme.
- Access to AVC (Additional Voluntary Contributions) savings schemes with Prudential or AVC Wise. Any payments you make are deducted from your salary with full tax relief.
Health & wellbeing
We offer a range of benefits to support physical and mental wellness, including an employee assistance program, access to counselling services, and opportunities to participate in sports and fitness activities.
We also encourage a healthy work-life balance by offering flexible working arrangements and support for personal and professional development.
- Contractual Sick Pay – entitlement as per LGS Green Book
- Generous Holiday Allowance (23* days plus bank holidays and two additional local days**), with option to buy extra
- Access to Employee Assistance Programme counselling service for you and your family
- Health & Wellbeing Cashplan – financial assistance for dental or medical issues.
As an employee of Trowbridge Town Council, you will be eligible for staff discounts on local services and amenities, including gym memberships, restaurants, and entertainment venues.
- Retailer discounts with My Staff Shop offer access to thousands of deals, savings and benefits to a range of online and retail discounts for everyday expenses from groceries to holidays and fitness.
We understand that everyone’s needs are different, and we believe in offering flexible working arrangements wherever possible to support our employees’ work-life balance. Wherever we can we offer options, including part-time and remote work, flexible hours, and job sharing.