Working for us

Thinking about joining us? Excellent choice! When you join us you're offered more than a salary. Hybrid working, flexible working, and a new open-plan modern office in the heart of Grantham town centre. Here are just a few things that make SKDC an amazing place to work…

flexible and hybrid working

For many office based roles, SKDC have a hybrid approach to working with colleagues often working in the office 2 days a week and at home 3 days. Our town centre office is modern and open-plan, and there’s always a warm welcome.

We're passionate about a true work-life balance. So if you have a delivery, need to get the car serviced or collect a little one from school, then that's fine! Flexi-time working and special leave means you can balance your life without missing out.

Many colleagues have flexible working arrangements too. This might be part time or compressed hours, job shares or later starts to fit in with school runs. We’re happy to try anything as long as it works for you, your team and the Council.

free town centre parking

For a hassle-free commute and removing the burden of parking costs, staff at South Kesteven District Council can enjoy the ease, convenience and accessibility of free town centre parking.

healthy stuff

Discounted local gym membership. Free mental health resources. Lots of fun wellbeing challenges with prizes! Free soft drinks. Eyecare vouchers

standard bits

A competitive salary and great local Government pension plan providing you with a future income, independent of share prices and stock market fluctuations

your development

Your development is key at SKDC, and we provide all the learning and development you need: talent programmes, professional training/ qualifications

employee assistance

We’ve partnered with Health Assured, a highly recommended 24/7 helpline for anyone who needs support from legal advice, financial assistance, to help for new parents. Your family can also use this scheme too

social stuff

We have some great clubs and hold regular staff social events, such as; family BBQs, awards evenings, Christmas parties, team bowling nights, and lots more

save £££

With the Cycle to Work scheme you can choose a new bike and pay for it monthly. You can also choose some new tech and pay for that monthly too. Both schemes save you lots of money. Take advantage of our car leasing scheme and save on a new car. We also have local discounts in shops, gyms, cafes. If you travel to work via train take advantage of our travel season ticket loan. Free parking too!

annual leave

You will receive 26 days paid annual leave, increasing to 31 days after 5 years continuous service. You can buy some extra holiday every year too with our annual leave purchase scheme


We value your loyalty and reward it with long service awards at 10, 20, 30, 40 and 50 years. Staff awards party - we celebrate you and your successes!

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