Employee Charter

We know that people; their skills, capacity and commitment are the key to delivering and improving council services.  Our employee charter sets out our commitment to our employees to work effectively in partnership with them to ensure the best possible council services for the communities of Moray. 

As an employee of the Moray Council you can expect: 

  • Clear and visible leadership
  • A focus on efficiency, innovation and continuous improvement
  • Opportunities for personal growth, career development and continuous learning
  • An environment for collaborative working and sharing good practice
  • A culture of honesty, transparency and pride in public service
  • Communication and engagement which recognises and values your contribution
  • Consultation with trade unions and employee representatives on work related matters
  • To be treated fairly, with respect and to be valued and supported in the workplace
  • Commitment to equality of opportunity for all
  • Promotion of well-being and a healthy and safe working environment

Managers will:

  • Provide effective leadership with a clear sense of direction and context
  • Demonstrate leadership by example and support and encourage you to perform
  • Communicate effectively so that you can understand how you are affected
  • Be clear on your role, duties and acceptable standards of performance
  • Be supportive, approachable and demonstrate a “can do” attitude
  • Help you deal with challenges and change
  • Give you regular constructive feedback and participate in the employee review and development process to support your development

In Return we expect you to:

  • Understand our communities and be committed to enhancing their well-being
  • Understand and contribute in your team to the aims and values of your service and the Council
  • Be committed to and show respect for your customers
  • Do the best you can and take responsibility for and pride in your work
  • Contribute to and participate in the development of your service
  • Value and respect your colleagues, be a team player
  • Be open to change, new ideas and challenge
  • Be committed to your own learning and development
  • Adhere to the Council’s Code of Conduct and any relevant job related standards.
  • Be an ambassador for the Council and ambitious for Moray

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