We are determined to create a more equal Islington, where everyone who lives in Islington has an equal chance to thrive – so there couldn’t be a more important time to join us as we take our residents, our businesses and community on a new journey to shape the future of our borough. Find out more about why Islington is a great place to work and what roles are available.
Our values and behaviours
‘Be Islington’ is about setting a clear challenge about what it means to be an Islington employee and sets the standard for every new recruit. We ask our employees to ‘Be Islington’ – playing their part in working together for a more equal borough and to always be collaborative, be ambitious, be resourceful, and be empowering (‘CARE’).
Our commitment to challenging inequality
We are committed to tackling inequality, racism and injustice and creating a more equal borough for all. In order to do this, we need to set the example by being a fair employer and creating a workplace environment, which is free from discrimination, racism and inequality. Our approach needs to be proactive, consistently learning to create a more equal workplace and foster a culture, which empowers all staff to challenge inequality.
We’ve worked in collaboration with colleagues around the council on the Challenging Inequality Strategy – which sets a framework and a detailed action plan for how we’ll address in the inequalities in our borough. We’re committed to challenging inequality in our workplace, our community and in every corner of society.
Read the Challenging Inequality strategy
Working for Islington councilIf you come and work with us, we’ll ask that you commit to our mission of creating a more equal Islington for all our residents, and that you work diligently and efficiently to help us achieve it. In return we’ll offer fair pay, good working conditions, development opportunities and some great employee benefits. To find out more about our commitment and benefits to you please visit our website https://www.islington.gov.uk/jobs-and-careers/working-for-the-council
Staff support networks
Islington Council has an ongoing commitment to make Islington a more equal place to work and live. Staff forums exist to promote this and encourage networking between staff to ensure their voices are heard.There are five forums:
- Race Equality Network
- Carers Staff Forum
- Disabled Staff Forum
- LGBTQ+ Staff Forum
- Women’s Staff Forum
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