Biggleswade is a thriving market town situated within the Central Bedfordshire area. The town offers a direct train line to London as well as a variety of independent shops and high street chains.
Biggleswade Town Council (BTC) serves a population of 20,200 with a 40% increase in population anticipated over the next few years.
In addition to a wide range of facilities managed by the Council, it is currently overseeing the preparation of a Neighbourhood Plan and intends to continue working with its partners to create a new programme of events and services to benefit the community.
BTC offer a variety of benefits in order to reward the hard work of its employees.
Generous Local Government Pension
The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) is a generous pension package that is offered to all new members of staff within BTC.
Generous annual leave
Staff receive 22 days annual leave plus bank holidays when joining the Council. This increases by one additional day of annual leave per year of service until an employee reaches 27 days of annual leave.
Continuous professional and career development
The Council are keen to support employees’ professional development through a range of professional qualifications and other work experience opportunities.
Commitment to flexible working
BTC are committed to ensuring that employees have a healthy work-life balance. Therefore, the Council support employees working from home wherever the needs of the service allow.
The Council offers an Employee Assistance Programme which includes access to a free and confidential counselling service.
Biggleswade Town Council currently has no vacancies.