Norfolk County Council Reviews

Updated 12 Jan 2021

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3.7
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Norfolk County Council Managing Director Wendy Thomson
Wendy Thomson
6 Ratings
  1. "Great Flexibility"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Norfolk County Council full-time

    Pros

    Degree of Flexible Working options

    Cons

    Austerity, pressure of doing more for less

  2. "OK"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Social Worker in Lowestoft, England

    I have been working at Norfolk County Council full-time

    Pros

    Good pay compared with other LAs

    Cons

    Very busy and very demanding


  3. "Old-fashioned and chaotic"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Norwich, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Norfolk County Council full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good contractual terms compared to private sector but not great compared to other public sector. Good wage for the area

    Cons

    Really old-fashioned, chaotic management, no mission or purpose. Constant, rapid changes without thought. High workload due to the above

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  4. "The Museum Service is an excellent service to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Collections Development Officer in Norwich, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Norfolk County Council full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work with a friendly and dedicated team with some of the countries best museum collections

    Cons

    I can't think of any cons

  5. "Review about Council Jobs"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Business Manager in Norwich, England

    I have been working at Norfolk County Council full-time

    Pros

    Great working environment. A lot of support to new employees.

    Cons

    Like all government jobs, salary is not very attractive.

  6. "Great"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Teacher in Norwich, England

    I have been working at Norfolk County Council full-time

    Pros

    Great employer of lots of people

    Cons

    Nothing to mention at this time

  7. "Fine"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant 

    I worked at Norfolk County Council part-time

    Pros

    stable employment, people stay for a long time

    Cons

    don't move with the times

  8. "Social work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Social Worker in Norwich, England

    I have been working at Norfolk County Council part-time

    Pros

    Access to training, most colleagues friendly and helpful

    Cons

    Workload pressure, regular changes to procedures can cause stress

  9. "Great Employer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lawyer in Norwich, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Norfolk County Council full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    A great sense of team work

    Cons

    poor progression within the company

  10. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Norfolk County Council full-time

    Pros

    Very flexible around working arrangements.

    Cons

    None in my experience there.

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