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Working at NPT

Together, we are Team NPT

At Neath Port Talbot we work as one to provide great value for money services to all our residents and businesses. Working in partnership with our communities, we have ambitious plans to deliver the best possible outcomes, now and in the future, right across Neath Port Talbot – and it’s our own people who will make this happen. That’s why we have set out our ‘One Team, One Council’ vision for managing and growing our people.

Here you’ll find out more about our vision for NPT, what we offer our employee community, and our commitment to continue to support their professional development and most importantly, their wellbeing.

What we offer

Live your best life

We believe in rewarding and recognising our colleagues’ efforts and achievements. We also believe that there’s life at work and life outside of work. We want everyone to be healthy and happy and have the financial resources and support they need.

Choose to work for us and you’ll be rewarded with a range of attractive benefits and support to help you live your best life.

Rewards and benefits

  • Work-Life Balance
    The council has a number of policies to enhance work-life balance opportunities, including a Hybrid Working Framework.
  • Relocation Assistance
    Neath Port Talbot’s Relocation Scheme aims to help new employees with the expenses they may incur in moving home to take up their new job.  The scheme offers a contribution to the costs of relocation to up £8,000.
  • Employee Assistance Programme
    Provided by Vivup, this all-in-one wellbeing platform offers a wide range of mental, physical and financial resources/ services. These include 24/7 Confidential Telephone Support and an Online Wellbeing Hub where you can access resources and complete lifestyle assessments.
  • Car Benefit Scheme
    This is a salary sacrifice benefit, operated by Tusker, and provides a fully inclusive motoring package which enables employees to drive away a brand new, fully maintained and insured car for up to 4 years.
  • Pension– You’ll join the Local Government Pension Scheme which is a tax approved, defined occupational pension scheme. Your contributions are based on your earnings and you can choose from different income options when you retire.
  • Life Assurance– As a member of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) a lump sum death grant of 3 times your assumed annual pensionable pay is payable regardless of how long you have been a member, should you die in service.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme– You’ll get the opportunity to save up to 40% on bikes and cycling equipment with our Cycle to Work provider, enabling you to stay healthy and active on your journey to work.
  • Gym Membership– You’ll enjoy discounted rates for membership at Celtic Leisure facilities throughout Neath Port Talbot. This includes all gyms, swimming pools and fitness classes.
  • Car Allowance– A casual user allowance is available for staff who use their own car for council business.
  • Staff Discount Offers– There are plenty of discounts and offers available throughout the Neath Port Talbot, including travel, eating out, shopping, motoring and financial services.

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    Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

    People First

    From day one, you’ll feel accepted and valued at Team NPT. No matter who you are, where you come from or what you believe in, we want you to bring your whole self to work.

    We need to ensure our workforce is reflective of the communities we serve, so diversity, equality and inclusion is something we take very seriously in order to provide the best services for our residents.

    We welcome applications from all people no matter what their background, identity or life experiences and we have a genuine commitment to equality of opportunity for everyone.

    Join us and you’ll find an atmosphere that encourages you to be yourself, voice your opinions and influence decisions by bringing your unique perspective to work.

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    Living in Neath Port Talbot

    Welcoming, honest and dramatically Welsh

    Neath Port Talbot really is a great place to live and work. Sitting between the foothills of the Brecon Beacons and the golden sands of Aberavon Beach, our county offers quick connections to Cardiff and Swansea coupled with a healthy dose of semi-rural living with affordable housing and high-quality schools.

    From the mountains and valleys, rivers and coast, to the rural and industrial landscapes of its proud heritage, Neath Port Talbot offers a place of extreme diversity where beauty and grit combine to form an unexpected landscape and an unrivalled community spirit in the towns and villages that make up our county.

    The people who live here are as much a part of the area as our landscapes. You’ll find our inimitable character everywhere – friendly and straight talking. Live in Neath Port Talbot and you’ll get the opportunity to become part of a tight-knit community which offers a real sense of belonging. And that is priceless.