8.9

Denbighshire County Council

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  • People aren’t stressed

    Is it stressful to work at Denbighshire County Council?

    Most people don’t feel stressed here

    How we know this

    50% of people say they often feel stressed at work

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Work isn’t always easy, but if you’re frequently feel stressed, that’s not good.

    Your employer should support you with enough people and resources to get your job done without feeling overwhelmed.

  • People are paid enough to live on

    Does Denbighshire County Council pay enough to live on?

    Most people are paid enough to live on

    How we know this

    67% of people say they are paid at or above the Real Living Wage for where they live

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should be paid enough to live on.

    The Real Living Wage is a voluntary rate employers can sign up to that is based on the real cost of living.

    The Real Living Wage is currently £9.50 per hour, and £10.85 per hour in London.

  • People are paid market rates

    Does Denbighshire County Council pay market rates?

    Most people are paid market rates

    How we know this

    50% of people are paid average or more than the typical pay for the type of work they do

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Pay can vary a lot between types of job. Employers should be ensuring that the rates their staff are paid are in line with similar roles elsewhere.

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  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it to book a holiday at Denbighshire County Council?

    People find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    100% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

  • Easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it to take sick leave at Denbighshire County Council?

    People find it easy to take sick leave

    How we know this

    100% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

  • Enough training

    Do people get enough training when they start at Denbighshire County Council?

    People get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    100% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

  • Good for parents

    Is working at Denbighshire County Council good if you have caring responsibilities?

    People say this is a good place to work if you care for a child or other relative

    How we know this

    100% of people who care for a child or other relative report this is a good place to work

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Whether it’s looking after children or caring for a relative, a good job should support your responsibilities outside of work.

  • Breaks are paid

    Do workers at Denbighshire County Council get paid breaks?

    Yes. People get paid breaks

    How we know this

    80% of people say they get paid breaks

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should have paid breaks.

    You should be paid for all your time at work, whether you’re on a break or not.

  • People get proper breaks

    Do people at Denbighshire County Council get proper breaks?

    People get proper breaks

    How we know this

    100% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

  • People recommend their team

    Do people at Denbighshire County Council recommend working with their team?

    People recommend working with their team

    How we know this

    100% of people report that they would recommend working with their immediate team to a friend

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job means enjoying the place where you work.

    The people you work with every day really matter. They can be the difference between a terrible day and a great one.

    If you’d recommend your team to a friend, this shows that something’s going right.

  • People get sick pay

    Does Denbighshire County Council pay sick pay?

    Yes. People get proper sick pay

    How we know this

    100% of people say they would get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone gets sick sometimes. You should be able to take time off without worrying.

    At a good job you should still get paid if you’re scheduled to work but can’t due to sickness. Your contract should say how many sick days you can take each year.

    This is more than the legal minimum, which says you should only get paid if you are unwell for 4 full days. See Citizens Advice for more details.

  • Managers are respectful

    Do people at Denbighshire County Council feel treated by respect by their managers?

    People feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    100% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

  • Well informed about head office

    Do workers feel well informed about how Denbighshire County Council is doing?

    People feel well informed about how the company is doing

    How we know this

    100% of people feel that they are kept well informed about how the company is doing as a whole

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, there should be a supportive relationship between the people working on the frontline serving customers and the people who own the company or work in head office.

    You should be kept informed about how the company is doing as a whole, both in good times and when things get tough for the business.

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How Denbighshire County Council ranks

Denbighshire County Council ranks 1st to work for in public sector

  1. 1 Denbighshire County Council
    8.9
  2. 2 Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
    8.4
  3. 3= Fire Service
    8.1

Denbighshire County Council job reviews

  • Best thing

    Interesting topic; varied; stable

    Worst thing

    Gets a bit samey , can be boring

    9.3

    Employee, February 2021

  • Best thing

    Stable, interesting, varied

    Worst thing

    Can be isolating, boring

    9.2

    Employee, January 2021

About

Denbighshire County Council is a Welsh local authority. They oversee local services.

denbighshire.gov.uk/en/home.aspx

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How are people paid?

50%
by the hour
50%
an annual salary

Based on 6 employees

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