Leeds City Council Reviews

Updated 31 Jul 2020

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Leeds City Council CEO Tom Riordan
Tom Riordan
37 Ratings
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  • "Can be lack of work or two much, no work life balance(in 4 reviews)

  • "It would physical work which I’m limited in hard working(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Good department to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service in Leeds, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Leeds City Council full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Ethos, policies, public service, values and good terms and conditions, equal opportunities employer.

    Cons

    Cuts by central government making the job harder as cuts to essential services

  2. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Social Worker in Leeds, England

    I have been working at Leeds City Council part-time

    Pros

    Managers are supportive and there is a lot of flexibility

    Cons

    Can be under a lot of pressure


  3. "So far so good"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IAG Advisor in Leeds, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Leeds City Council full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Colleagues, flexible working environment, ranging job and promotion opportunities

    Cons

    Lack of onsite parking, office space and in-house staff faciltities (e.g. canteens, sports etc)

  4. "Good pay and benefits"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Emergency Planning Officer in Leeds, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Leeds City Council full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexible working, salary, job security

    Cons

    Some unmotivated employees, lack of promotion opportunities

  5. "Good Place to work"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Valuation Specialist in Leeds, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Leeds City Council full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good Pay and flexible hours

    Cons

    People you work with are a bit set in their ways as been there for so long

  6. "stable job."

    3.0
    Current Employee - Senior Gardener in Leeds, England

    I have been working at Leeds City Council full-time

    Pros

    lots of benefits, good holiday allowance, great pension.

    Cons

    lots of nepotism, hard to progress into higher roles on merit.

  7. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teacher in Leeds, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Leeds City Council full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    great city, friendly people, good schools

    Cons

    there are none I know of.

  8. "."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Leeds, England

    I have been working at Leeds City Council full-time

    Pros

    Don’t need to work weekends

    Cons

    Salary is not fantastic after apprenticeship

  9. "Another local authority"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Social Worker in Leeds, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Leeds City Council full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    I like my team Flexible working & mobile working Progress and secondment opportunities

    Cons

    Clumsy system and confusing processes. Reliance on newly qualified and agency staff.

  10. "Fostering is very rewarding sometimes"

    4.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Foster Carer in Leeds, England
    Recommends

    I worked at Leeds City Council full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good pay and pension for this job

    Cons

    The young people can be quite challenging

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