4.9

Hartlepool Borough Council

What it’s like working at Hartlepool Borough Council

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  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    Do people think Hartlepool Borough Council head office understands what's happening where they work?

    People think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work

    How we know this

    80% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners don’t have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

Not great
  • People don’t recommend their team

    Do people at Hartlepool Borough Council recommend working with their team?

    Only some people recommend working with their team

    How we know this

    60% of people report that they wouldn’t recommend working with their immediate team to a friend

    Based on information from 5 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.

Good
  • Enough training

    Do people get enough training when they start at Hartlepool Borough Council?

    Most people get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    60% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 5 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.

  • People aren’t stressed

    Is it stressful to work at Hartlepool Borough Council?

    Most people don’t feel stressed here

    How we know this

    60% of people say they don’t feel stressed at work

    Based on information from 5 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.

  • Managers are respectful

    Do people at Hartlepool Borough Council feel treated by respect by their managers?

    Most people feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    60% 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.

Excellent
  • Easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it to take sick leave at Hartlepool Borough Council?

    People find it easy to take sick leave

    How we know this

    80% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

  • People are paid minimum wage

    Does Hartlepool Borough Council pay minimum wage?

    Yes. People are paid above the minimum wage

    How we know this

    80% of people say they are paid at or above the legal minimum wage

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

  • People get sick pay

    Does Hartlepool Borough Council pay sick pay?

    Yes. People get proper sick pay

    How we know this

    80% of people say they would get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work

    Based on information from 5 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.

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How Hartlepool Borough Council ranks

Hartlepool Borough Council ranks 225th to work for in public sector body employers

  1. 224 GEOAmey
    5.0
  2. 225 Hartlepool Borough Council
    4.9
  3. 226 United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
    4.8

Hartlepool Borough Council job reviews

  • Best thing

    Part time

    Worst thing

    Pay and hours

    5.0

    Employee, February 2021

About

Hartlepool Borough Council is a local authority. They oversee local services.

hartlepool.gov.uk

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How are people paid?

80%
by the hour
20%
an annual salary

Based on 5 employees

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