Terms of Employment

Terms of Employment

Association employees are employed on the conditions of service of the National Joint Council for Local Government Services, amended by local agreements.  The principal provisions are outlined below:



Salary is payable calendar monthly by bank credit on or about the 15th of each month.


Hours of Work:

The working week is 36 hours. Office opening hours are 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday although the demands of the post may necessitate a variable working pattern.


Flexible Working Time:

The Association offers a flexi time policy to all grades up to Head of Policy Level.


Travel and Subsistence:

It is a condition of appointment that staff will be prepared to work on occasion anywhere within Wales, the rest of the United Kingdom or Europe. Travelling and subsistence expenses will be payable, in accordance with the Association’s scheme, when staff work away from their fixed centre.


Annual Leave:

The annual leave entitlement for a full year (the leave year runs from 1 April to 31 March in the following year) will initially be 26 days, in addition to statutory holidays. Existing local government employers may attract additional leave based on continuous local government service



The successful candidate will automatically be admitted to the Local Government Pension Scheme. This is a contributory scheme which has defined benefits for employees. https://mpfmembers.org.uk/content/members-currently-contributing-lgps


Period of Notice:

The period of notice which staff are required to give is one calendar month, commencing on any day in the month. Staff will also be entitled to receive one calendar months’ notice, or the current statutory notice period, whichever is greater.


The Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) represents the interests of local government and promotes local democracy in Wales.

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