Working for Coventry City Council

Salary and terms and conditions

This post is offered on a full-time permanent contract.

This post is within the D2 pay scale with a salary between £110,977 - £120,246. Coventry City Council starting salary guidance sets out that all new employees will join on the pay grade minimum. Exceptions to this will be reviewed on a case by case basis and will consider existing renumeration as part of the decision-making process to award a higher starting salary. Yearly incremental rises within the pay grade will apply.

CCC make all salary payments on the final day of each month, unless this falls on a weekend or public holiday.

29 days annual leave are provided (excluding Bank Holidays) this rises to 32 days following 5 years of service.

The post holder will be subject to a 3 months’ notice period.

The appointment is subject to the acceptance of the employee code of conduct.

Political restrictions

This post is politically restricted meaning that the post holder can not stand for public elected office and will be subject to further restrictions on more general political activity.

Sickness provision

Coventry City Council has a policy on Promoting Health at Work, with provisions depending on the length of service and circumstances relating to sickness. After 5 years of service the entitlement rises to 6 months full pay and 6 months half pay.


The Local Government Pension Scheme is the occupational pension scheme applicable to this employment. Any post holder under the age of 75 and with a contract of longer than 3 months will be automatically enrolled into the scheme, those wishing to opt out will be able to do so. More information on the pension scheme will be provided upon offer of employment.

Relocation package

An excellent relocation package up to the amount of £8,000 is available for employees relocating to take up the post, this covers a variety of fees including; legal fees, estate agency fees, travel, lodging etc. Please contact the Resourcing Team to learn more about relocation packages.

Training and development

Coventry City Council is dedicated to supporting all of our staff to reach their full potential, to assist this we have a robust training and learning offering which includes;

  • Corporate induction
  • Mandatory training
  • Annual appraisals and development plans.
  • Access to Management & Leadership Courses
  • Access to a wide variety of courses using the apprenticeship levy.

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