Working for the Council

Working for us gives you the opportunity not only to develop your career, but also to make a difference in people's lives. We are making Bolsover District a great place to live and do business. 

Working for us gives you access to a wide range of fantastic benefits, including:

Flexibility and Time Off

  • For most posts the opportunity of working Flexitime
  • Paid time off including up to 32 days annual leave, plus paid leave for bereavement, ill-heath and other leave
  • Hybrid work model — two or three work from home days each week for many roles
  • Flexible working hours with no core times for many roles
  • Part-time working and flexible working options
  • Generous maternity leave
  • Carers and parental leave

Health and Wellness

  • Discounted access to our leisure facilities
  • Access to occupational health, counselling and physiotherapy
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Kaarp benefits Leisure Activities Discount Scheme
  • Free eye tests and DSE Workplace Assessments
  • Flu Jab vouchers

Personal Development

  • Apprenticeship Opportunities across the range of most occupations
  • A Corporate Training Programme
  • Support with qualification based courses and continuing professional development
  • Access to mentoring and coaching
  • Monthly team meetings

Financial Wellbeing

  • Access to Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Sickness pay scheme
  • Living Wage employer
  • Pre-retirement courses
  • Access to Westfield Health

BDC Extras!

  • Dress down days
  • Long Service Awards
  • Free onsite parking
  • Charity days
  • Many social occasions

Duty of Care

We rake our duty of care to employees very seriously and has robust health and safety measures in place. The Council is committed to providing equality and diversity in all aspects of employment and has established practices in place to support all our employees. For further information about working for us, please contact our This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone 01246 242413.

Disability Confident Employer

We encourage applications from disabled people. If online applications are not suitable for you, there are alternative ways to apply. Please contact the HR Team on 01246 242413. If you need advice or support with your application, or need the recruitment documents in another format such as audio, easy read, or braille, or wish to discuss related issues, please contact the HR Team on 01246 242413.


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Work Experience

If you're a student, aged 14-17 in full time education at a school or college and are looking for work experience with us, please complete our online application form (opens in a new window).



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