The diversity of Islington, with its mix of cultures and different
industries, makes it an interesting place to work. There’s so much going
on in the borough and, with its proximity to the city and the West End and its
good transport links, it’s a great place to travel to and from.
Our corporate priorities are:
• performance improvement
continually improving the quality of services we provide to residents, businesses
and visitors and delivering value for money regeneration delivering improved
quality of life for everyone by encouraging inward investment and business growth
and by providing new and better:
roads and pavements
buildings - construction and design
planning and delivering environmental improvements for now and the future.
improving recycling facilities
protecting and developing green spaces
reducing pollution from traffic and other sources
cutting energy use in our own and other buildings
• focusing on customer needs
listening to our customers to deliver the services they say they want.
Working for the borough’s largest employer, Islington
Council gives you the opportunity to be part of an organisation committed to
giving local people the chance to share in borough-wide growing prosperity,
through better training and partnerships with local people.
The council employs a wide range of people from gardeners to road engineers,
home carers to social workers and administration officers to directors. All
our employees can take advantage of a number of staff benefits that have been
developed to support them in their work. These include:
- final salary pension scheme
- long service and retirement awards
- minimum of 27 days annual leave
- flexible working
- support with childcare
- discounted rates to Islington Leisure Centres
- home computer loan scheme
- confidential employee support/advice line
- employee health ‘MOTs’
- voluntary staff benefits - discounted rates on loans, insurance, travel, shopping
- five days training for every employee each year
The fundamental principle of recruitment and selection in Islington Council
is that all appointments are made on merit, based on fair and open competition.
This ensures that the best person is selected for the job regardless of race,
gender, disability, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age, religious or political
beliefs, and HIV status.