Working at Derbyshire County Council: Company Overview and Reviews in the United Kingdom

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Derbyshire County Council
3.8
194 reviews
Derbyshire County Council, UK Ratings
3.8
Average rating of 194 reviews on Indeed
3.9Work-life balance
3.7Pay & benefits
3.3Job security & advancement
3.3Management
3.5Culture
Headquarters
Matlock
Employees
501 to 1,000
Revenue
$25M to $100M (USD)
Industry
Government

Popular jobs at Derbyshire County Council in the United Kingdom

 Average salarySalary range
115 salaries reported
£9.90
per hour
£6.65-£14.90
4 salaries reported
£10.52
per hour
£6.65-£15.80
14 salaries reported
£9.62
per hour
£6.65-£14.45
2 salaries reported
£16.05
per hour
£8.00-£24.80
19 salaries reported
£9.91
per hour
£6.65-£14.90
Salary satisfaction
62%
Of the employees are satisfied about their pay, in the United Kingdom
Based on 394 reviews

Derbyshire County Council reviews

Overall reviews at Derbyshire County Council

3.0
Philanthropy Manager | Derbyshire | 2 Jul 2013
valued young people before restructure will need to see how restructure impacts on work with young people
over stretched services in multi agency teams and undertaking work that formerly social care did. do staff feel able to undertake quality work at such a deep level that they are not trained to do with such limited resources. very committed staff!
Prosbetter communication between professional
Consworkers feel out of depth
3.0
Administrative Assistant | Ilkeston | 29 Jan 2019
not will to provide a review
as I left the service several years ago I am unable to provide a comprehensice review however the working practices at that time were sufficient if long winded and limiting
5.0
Director Personal Assistant | Matlock | 8 Feb 2018
Productive. Pleasant, caring atmosphere
Lots of advancement opportunities and training given was very work appropriate. If you worked hard it was appreciated and rewarded. The extra training enabled me to apply for promotion and a higher salary
ProsFlexible hours, pension scheme, understanding management
ConsNone
4.0
Apprentice | South Normanton | 4 Dec 2013
Good atmosphere within the team workplace
Days were spent either in the office doing coursework or make do tasks when I didn't have coursework to do, in the Children's Centre helping out with groups such as setting up and tidying away, or in a separate building where youth work took place. I learned about the data protection act and various aspects of child development. Co-workers were nice and supportive if I asked them for anything.
ProsWork was close to home
ConsPay was only £2.65 an hour.
5.0
Apprentice Mechanic | Alfreton | 9 Jun 2019
Productive place
Productive place and knowledgable team members. Very secure job and had no problems with management whatsoever, always willing to help and always willing to support you in anything you go through whether it be personally related or work related
ProsGood place to work for
ConsNon
2.0
Inspector | Buxton | 18 Feb 2017
too long ago
can not recall as it was so long ago. i did enjoy the variety of work and as an employer they seemed fair. The working condition were good and the level of training excellent.
5.0
Supervisor Assistant | Derbyshire | 5 Feb 2020
Brilliant
I love working for Derbyshire county council brilliant company good pay full sick pay good pensions brilliant holidays feel secure and good school where I work love working for Derbyshire county council
5.0
Receptionist/Administrative Assistant | Chesterfield | 13 Sep 2016
Good place to work and very busy
Good place to work, exceptionally friendly and caring colleagues and very busy. Hardest part of the job at times would be working to deadlines under pressure although management were always more than willing to assist. The most enjoyable part of the job was working in a friendly atmosphere with a great team.
Prosfriendly people
Consvery busy
4.0
Control Officer | Matlock | 5 Jul 2015
worked with some good people
working in a main stream engineering organisation helped match the experience to the training. left them a better engineer.
Prosbeautiful area
Conskept getting reorganised
5.0
Support Worker | United Kingdom | 16 Aug 2021
My working environment was like working in a family home, but with paperwork and report write ups.
Loved caring and supporting the young people I worked for. Loved my work colleagues and the environment of the place of work was very much like a family home.
ProsMesls included goud rate if pay
ConsVery demanding emotionally at times . Dealing with very challenging behaviours.

Questions and answers about Derbyshire County Council

What is the interview process like at Derbyshire County Council?
Asked 21 Mar 2017
Most positions have already been allocated, and interviews are for the sake of appearances
Answered 28 May 2021
Rigorous. There is always a lot of competition for jobs and the standards of getting tougher every year.
Answered 5 Feb 2018
Can you work remotely at Derbyshire County Council?
Asked 13 Nov 2020
Very limited, office roles, not front line care
Answered 28 May 2021
Not in a Care home
Answered 30 Mar 2021
What is the school environment and culture like?
Asked 4 Jun 2017
It's nice. The teaching staff are so friendly
Answered 1 Sep 2021
Positive and educational
Answered 19 Sep 2018
How do you feel about the future of Derbyshire County Council?
Asked 14 Oct 2018
There isn’t one
Answered 13 Nov 2020
The early help restructure will leave vulnerable children more vulnerable. Strain on Social Care too.
Answered 19 Jul 2019
How are the working hours at Derbyshire County Council?
Asked 18 Feb 2018
In the morning I can start and finish at 3pm or 4pm
Answered 28 Feb 2020
Good mainly half shifts
Answered 8 Aug 2018