Our values

Being an enabling council is a key principle that runs through our organisational development and is embedded in everything we do.  Underpinning this are the following values:



  • Promote a culture that encourages creativity 

  • Embrace new ideas and ways of working 

  • Ambitious to push the boundaries to realise potential 


  • Respect and recognition - everyone has a voice that is heard and we are all valued 

  • Collaborative - working together with new and existing partners 

  • Empowering staff and residents to encourage informed decision-making 

  • Inspire trust by acting with integrity in all we do 


  • Commercial acumen to find solutions and best value 

  • Agile working 

  • Customer driven, listening and responding to consistently deliver excellence

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