New Starters

We are very pleased that you have chosen to become a member of the Ceredigion County Council team. We hope that you will find the information on the ‘New Starters’ pages useful for your first few weeks at work and if relevant to plan your move to the area.

As a new employee you will be invited to the next formal corporate induction session.   In addition, your Line Manager will have prepared a job and team specific induction programme for when you arrive. In the meantime however, the information contained in the new starter pages (see menu on left) should help you to familiarise yourself with the work of the Council and your role within it.

About Ceredigion County Council

Ceredigion County Council is a unitary authority, composed of 42 elected Councillors democratically accountable to residents of their inidvidual electoral wards. Ceredigion County Council has adopted the “Cabinet” system of administration. The Cabinet normally meets at the Council's offices in... Read More

Our Vision and Objectives

“It is the vision of Ceredigion County Council that we will aim to deliver value for money sustainable bilingual public services that support a strong economy and healthy environment while promoting well-being in our people and our communities” Corporate Strategy 2017-2022... Read More

Corporate Induction Plan

The corporate induction aims to support new employees during their first 6 months of employment with Ceredigion County Council. The induction is divided into 4 time-bound sections and covers essential areas of your employment, your work and any learning and... Read More

Probationary Period

All new entrants to the Council's Service are subject to a six months probationary period. If at the end of the six month period there are no concerns regarding your performance your Line Manager will confirm your appointment. You will... Read More

Health and Safety

The Health and Safety at Work Act, 1974 outlines the duties of employees and employers with regards to Health and Safety at work. Section 7 states: It shall be the duty of every employee while at work: (a) to take... Read More

Welsh Language Standards

All staff members will need to comply with the Standards which went live on 30 March 2016, as they effect all teams within all services. The purpose of the Welsh Language Standards is to increase and normalise the use of... Read More

Equality & Diversity

Ceredigion County Council is committed to promoting equality and valuing diversity in all its roles as community leader, service provider and employer. Equality lies at the heart of everything we do. Equality means understanding and tackling barriers so that everyone... Read More

Safeguarding and Whistleblowing

Safeguarding means protecting people’s health, wellbeing and human rights, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect. The Council has a duty to ensure the safety and protection of vulnerable groups (children and/or adults) who receive a... Read More

Know your Workplace

In the event that you have started work at Canolfan Rheidol please find below maps of each floor to help you find your way around. The maps include the locations of toilets, fire exits, printing facilities, hot desks, lifts, meeting... Read More

An Overview of your Contract

Your letter of appointment and Statement of Particulars set out the details of the terms and conditions of your employment. Terms and Conditions of employment, apart from salary scales and grades, are mostly subject to local consultation with the relevant... Read More

Moving to the area

We are delighted that you have chose to join us here in the spectacular setting of Ceredigion. The County of Ceredigion covers an area of 696 square miles of breathtaking scenery, dramatic coastline and vibrant communities. The County is geographically... Read More

Frequently Asked Questions

  What will I be doing on my first day? Your Line Manager will welcome you and introduce you to your colleagues.  You will be taken on a tour of your immediate work area to ensure that you are aware... Read More