Close Recycling collection changes

We'll soon be making changes to the way recycling is collected, and we'll be delivering bins and boxes to households in preparation for this. Find out more.


Local elections - May 2019

Find out more about the local elections on 2 May 2019, including how to register to vote and how to apply for a postal or proxy vote.






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Benefits of working for Allerdale

  • Annual leave entitlement of 23 days rising to 28 days after 5 complete years of continuous Local Government service and 31 days after 10 complete years
  • Paid time off for the 8 statutory bank holidays
  • Option to purchase additional annual leave
  • Flexi time working arrangements – no set start or finish times. An excellent benefit that allows our employees to have a good work/life balance. Additional flexi leave days can be accrued through the flexi working arrangement
  • Pension scheme
  • Generous occupational sick pay scheme
  • Family friendly initiatives such as enhanced maternity allowance, occupational maternity/paternity/adoption pay, shared parental leave and childcare voucher scheme
  • Cycle to work salary sacrifice scheme
  • Car lease scheme
  • Access to Occupational Health and counselling services
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Discounted optical care
  • The opportunity to take 2 paid volunteer days per year
  • Free parking
  • Employee wellbeing room provided for our staff to use. We run a range of activities such as craft classes and mindfulness
  • Employee engagement activities