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Everyone who works full time for the council gets at least 22 days off, although you can ‘buy’ more time off if you want.
You can also take time off for compassionate reasons or if you’re a carer.
The amount of days’ holiday you’re entitled to per year depends on how long you’ve worked here, your terms and conditions, what pay range you’re on, as well as whether you’re full or part time.
You may need to be away from work because of problems at home or in your family. You’ll need to speak to your manager before taking time off.
If you’re a carer and there’s an emergency, you can take time off to deal with it. How much leave you can take, and whether this is paid or unpaid, will depend on your terms and conditions.
If you’ve been working here (or in local government)
for at least two years, you may be able to take up to a
year off unpaid to pursue your own interests.