Huntingdonshire District Council (HDC) aim to provide high quality services and this means we need to employ and retain talented and dedicated people. Situated within the heart of the Cambridge-Peterborough Growth Area, Huntingdonshire is a beautiful district that boasts thriving market towns and many attractive villages, each with its own identity. We are a dynamic and progressive Local Authority.

HDC is currently undergoing an exciting period of transformation and as part of that, our employees have recently come up with a new set of values to support our ultimate purpose of Putting the Customer First. All applicants are encouraged to demonstrate how they will help personify our icare values:

  • Inspiring 
  • Collaborative
  • Accountable 
  • Respectful
  • Enterprising

We have launched an icare video where you can find out more about our values.

Huntingdonshire District Council is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Staff benefits

The benefits of working for us include:

  • annual leave (increases with government continuous service)

  • pension - Local Government Pension Scheme

  • flexible working

  • sick pay

  • childcare voucher scheme

  • discounted One Leisure gym membership

  • eyesight tests

  • public transport interest-free season ticket and car loan

  • training and development

  • occupational health programme.

Learning and development

We are committed to:

  • enabling employees to develop the skills, knowledge and competencies needed to perform their jobs and to develop their potential to meet future needs. 

  • safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are a Disability Confident employer! The scheme demonstrates our commitment to positive action to ensure disabled people are treated fairly and have access to the same opportunities as non-disabled people. We wish to make it clear that we welcome applications from disabled people and that we are positive about their abilities. The scheme also shows existing employees that we value their contribution and treat them fairly if they become disabled. 

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