Leicester City Council Reviews

Updated Mar 29, 2022

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3.4
62%
Recommend to a Friend
41%
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Leicester City Council Mayor  Peter Soulsby
Peter Soulsby
20 Ratings
Pros
  • "The agile/flexible working culture is great(in 4 reviews)

  • "Great place for Graduates and Apprentices(in 4 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "no training(in 3 reviews)

  • "Clicky, yes man approach, pushed out, lies from HR Man and other council employees(in 3 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great

      Mar 29, 2022 - HR Data Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Team flexibility pension security diversity

      Cons

      Can’t think of any to give

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    2. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Good work life flexibility

      Mar 23, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Generally a good working environment with lots of support

      Cons

      Depending on your field pay can be about £5-10k less than private sector.

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Lovely place

      Mar 7, 2022 - Performance Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Communication is pretty good here. Have nice managers who care.

      Cons

      Not able to work in the office building

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good work place

      Mar 7, 2022 - Social Worker 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good Pension Good pay Flexible working

      Cons

      End up working overtime h

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Not as good as it used to be

      Mar 6, 2022 - Education Welfare Officer in Leicester, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Flexi time with remote working and pension pension

      Cons

      isolation from peers working at home

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Early help and social care

      Mar 7, 2022 - Family Support Worker in Leicester, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      It allows to expand skills and knowledge, progress with your career and opportunities to develop

      Cons

      at times you don't get job advertise on time

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Very progressive council, doing some great things

      Jan 25, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Innovative, genuine involvement with issues like climate emergency, great team spirit, staff are motivated and given opportunity to progress

      Cons

      I did not experience any

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    8. 1.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Corrupt

      Jan 27, 2022 - General Operative in Leicester, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Easy life, No work, Lazy, Free kit

      Cons

      Corruption, theft, Bullies, old managers,Sexist

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Very good

      Nov 29, 2021 - Retired Teacher in Leicester, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Have a positive attitude to supporting staff.

      Cons

      Needed to consult more with teachers at different levels of hierarchy .

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Salary

      Nov 10, 2021 - Teaching Assistant in Leicester, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Lots of opportunities for CPD. Senior leadership were happy for me to try out new interventions.

      Cons

      Never had a pay increase in all the years that I have worked there

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    Leicester City Council has an overall rating of 3.4 out of 5, based on over 81 reviews left anonymously by employees. 62% of employees would recommend working at Leicester City Council to a friend and 51% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -6% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Leicester City Council employees rate their compensation and benefits as 2.9 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Leicester City Council. This rating has decreased by -11% over the last 12 months.

    62% of Leicester City Council employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Leicester City Council 3.2 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.0 for culture and values and 2.9 for career opportunities.

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