Ensuring work-life balance is essential in order to ensure that Cyngor Gwynedd staff have job satisfaction. Our policies and plans promote this through the following arrangements:

  • Flexible working hours scheme (where the job allows), including options, e.g. flexible hours (flexi), hybrid working or working from home, compressed hours, job-sharing scheme, term-time working, annual hours, part-time or casual.
  • Entitlement to between 23 and 36 days of annual leave per year, subject to the scale of the post and length of service. In addition, employees are entitled to 8 bank holiday / public holiday days and an additional 3 1/2 days.
  • Paid absence in various special circumstances, e.g. bereavement, medical appointments, undertaking public duties.
  • Maternity, paternity, adoption leave and shared absence.
  • Additional unpaid leave for parents and carers and an opportunity for flexible working if required.