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Benefits working at The Barossa Council

Working conditions

We offer excellent working conditions with contemporary employment practices including:

  • rostered days off
  • time off in lieu*
  • flexible working arrangements*
  • personal leave
  • emergency services leave
  • paid parental leave
  • carer's leave

*Subject to operational and business needs

Health and wellbeing

We offer our employees the following health and wellbeing benefits:

  • income protection
  • annual health assessments
  • corporate membership with Bupa or Medibank Private
  • LGAWCS - workers compensation and rehabilitation management.

Other benefits

In addition to the above employment benefits, we also offer our employees:

  • salary sacrificing
  • leadership development
  • employee Assistance Program
  • recognition for ‘years of service’

Career development

We value and encourage employee training and professional development opportunities to enable optimum performance and services to our community. We are committed to a performance appraisal process, which involves open and constructive conversations based on the model of Achieve, Develop, Enjoy, and Partner (ADEP) to enhance employee engagement, agility, and alignment with our constructive culture.

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