Orkney Islands Council
Working together for a better Orkney

Employee Information

With around 2,000 staff serving a population of 21,400 we are the largest employer in Orkney. Although we are the smallest local authority in Scotland we have big opportunities and challenges.

Our mission statement is, ‘Working together for a better Orkney’ and managing the contributions by and performance of our employees are key elements in supporting and enabling the delivery of excellent services. People are at the heart of everything we do and to ensure we deliver essential services for the people of Orkney we want to be sure that employees are clear on their role and their work-related objectives, and are acknowledged for the great work they do.

We provide advice, information and professional support to managers and employees on all employment related matters and we have also made a range of employee information available online. These can be accessed from the 'Related Downloads' section of this page.

This section of the website is still being developed and if the policy or information you are looking for is not here please contact the HR Support Team by telephone on 01856873535 extension 2250 or by email.