Parks team

The Council will ensure that all staff have the skills and knowledge to provide an efficient, effective and appropriate service to the community including a formal induction, training and development, supervision and annual performance reviews.

Pay Policy Statement

The purpose of the Pay Policy Statement is to provide a clear and transparent policy, which demonstrates accountability and value for money for the financial year 2017 / 2018.

Terms and Conditions of Employment

Probationary Period

New appointments to local government will be subject to the satisfactory completion of a probation period. This is generally 25 weeks.

Salary

The salary for the post is as advertised and is paid monthly by bank credit on the 28th of each month. Salary for part time posts is pro rata.

 Salary rates apply from 1st April 2016 and the relevant pay rates are shown in the table below.

SCP

Band

Hay Points

 April 2016

April 2017

5* to 10**

Not used

11

LW

70-97

15,207 (subject to review)

15,807

12

98-112 

15,823 

16,123

13

 

16,191

16,491

14

P

113-134

16,481 

16,781

15

 

16,772 

17,072

16

 

17,169

17,419

17

O

135-160

17,547 

17,772

18

 

17,891 

18,070

19

 

18,560 

18,746

20

 

 

21

N

161-191

19,939 

20,138

22

 

20,456 

20,661

23

 

21,057

21,268

24

 

21,745

21,962

25

M

192-227

22,434 

22,658

26

 

23,166 

23,398

27

 

23,935 

24,174

28

 

24,717 

24,964

29

L

228-268

25,694

25,951

30

 

 26,556

26,822

31

 

27,394 

27,668

32

 

28,203 

28,485

33

K

269-313

29,033

29,323

34

 

29,854 

30,153

35

 

30,480 

30,785

36

 

31,288 

31,601

37

 

 

38

J

314-370

33,106 

33,437

39

 

34,196 

34,538

40

 

35,093 

35,444

41

 

36,019 

36,379

42

I

371-438

36,937 

37,306

43

 

37,858 

38,237

44

 

38,789 

39,177

45

 

39,660 

40,057

46

 

 

47

H

439-518

41,551 

41,967

48

 

42,474 

42,899

49

 

43,387 

43,821

50

 

44,407 

44,851

51

G

519-613

45,434 

45,888

52

 

 

53

 

47,593 

48,069

54

 

 

55

 

49,841 

50,339

56

F

614-734

51,002 

51,512

57

 

 

58

 

53,431 

53,965

59

 

 

60

 

55,956 

56,516

Hours of Work

The standard office based working week is five days, 37 hours, 0830 to 1700 Monday to Thursday and 8.30am to 4.30pm on Friday; however the hours relating to the post you have applied for may vary. A flexible working scheme applies to some jobs.

Annual Leave

The annual leave entitlement for new appointees is 25 days, rising to 30 days after 5 years. Plus 8 paid public holidays a year. Annual leave for part time employees is pro rata.

Pension

All employees (except those on casual contracts) are automatically admitted to the Local Government Pension Scheme from which there are opt-out provisions. It is a contracted out scheme and the contribution level varies according to salary.

Notice Period

The notice period required is dependent on individual contracts but in most cases employees must give the Council at least 4 weeks' notice of their intention to end employment. Permanent employees would generally be entitled to receive a minimum of 4 weeks' notice (depending on individual contracts) and, with more than 4 years' service, a week per year of service up to a maximum of 12 weeks', depending on service.

Membership of a Trade Union

As an employer, Bath & North East Somerset Council supports collective bargaining and employees are encouraged to join a relevant trade union.

The above details are provided for the general information of applicants and are not deemed to form part of any contract of employment.

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