About Blaby District

To the south of Leicester in the East Midlands, Blaby District is a great place to live, work and visit. We have ambitious growth aspirations, which build upon our award-winning approach to place shaping, while retaining a clear focus on delivering what is important to our residents.

Career development

We are committed to developing our workforce, helping them to reach their full potential by investing in our people. We ensure our employees have the skills and support they need to deliver high-quality services to our residents.

Office culture

We pride ourselves on being a friendly, inclusive and rewarding place to work. We are dedicated to promoting openness and transparency in our actions and decisions. We aim to create an environment where everyone can participate equally as part of Team Blaby.

Our employees

Blaby District Council is a great place to work and our people are our most valuable asset. We have a highly committed, engaged, and diverse workforce, adopting an integrated ‘one team approach’ guided by strong leadership.

Our values

  1. Put the customer at the heart of everything we do.
  2. Be innovative, adaptable, and resourceful.
  3. Understand the needs of our communities and treat everyone fairly.
  4. Be open, honest, and clearly communicate.

Meet some people who work at Blaby District Council

Anna Farish
Anna Farish
Environmental Services Manager

I manage the Environmental Services Team. I love the variety – it’s very rare that two days are the same. Blaby has given me loads of opportunities to grow and develop and have supported me to become a manager. I feel like I am helping people by working here.

Nick Fear
Nick Fear
Green Officer

I am lead officer for work linked to Climate Change and the Green Agenda. Blaby District Council is taking the climate emergency seriously and there is real enthusiasm and support to make the necessary changes that will benefit both the environment and the community. I’m proud to be part of that.

Tara Bhaur
Tara Bhaur
Lightbulb Service Manager

I manage the partnership service to deliver the disabled facilities grant for applicants. I come to work to help people and make a difference. My role involves partnership working, negotiating, influencing and reviewing to ensure the teams have what they need to deliver. Everyone who works here has the customer at the centre of what we do.

Tasneem Quareshy
Tasneem Quareshy
Planning Officer

My role involves the processing of planning applications. Each day is varied, and this makes the job even more interesting and enjoyable. I am constantly learning on the job and the support has always been great. I have been given many training opportunities which will support my professional development and progression.

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