Melton Borough Council

Working for the Council

Our Council is an ambitious and exciting place to work. We want to enhance the quality of life for everyone in the Borough of Melton to achieve a sustainable, prosperous and vibrant community. A place where people want to live, work and visit. We employ about 200 staff across a range of services. Most of our staff are based at our main offices, Parkside, which is located in the centre of Melton Mowbray.

We offer our employees a range of benefits including family friendly policies aimed to enhance work-life balance and flexible working. These include:

  • Local Government Salary Pension Scheme
  • Minimum 22 days annual leave increasing to 27 after 5 years service.  (24 rising to 29 for posts Band 9 or above.)
  • Additional 3 days leave leave over Christmas 
  • Flexi-time - no core hours
  • Flexing working policies including Homeworking and a range of working patterns
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Child care voucher scheme
  • Occupational health service
  • Free eye tests for PC users
  • Discounted leisure centre membership