Employee benefits

We provide a comprehensive benefits package designed to attract, develop and reward our employees. Our current benefits include:

Competitive salary

We benchmark our pay scales to ensure they are competitive and reflect the sector

Generous annual leave

39 days paid leave including bank holidays

Commitment to flexible working

We are strongly committed to ensuring you have a positive work-life balance and support flexible working opportunities wherever the needs of service provision allow. This typically includes remote and home working, part time working and compressed working patterns.

Family friendly schemes

Enhanced maternity, paternity, and adoption leave schemes and childcare vouchers - save around 30% on tax and national insurance contributions.

Continuous professional and career development

We are very keen to support you maximise your potential with us and offer a wide range of learning and other opportunities to do this.

Pension membership from your first day

The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) offers a range of retirement benefits, plus financial support for your dependents should anything happen to you.

Health and wellbeing

We encourage and support our staff to lead healthy lifestyles. We offer:

  • Employee assistance programme – including access to free confidential counselling services
  • Free health checks for over 40’s
  • Free flu immunisation

Season ticket loan

Interest free loan to pay for your season ticket.

Corporate savings

  • Cycle to work scheme - save up to 32% on the cost of the bike and equipment
  • Technology products - save around 30% on the cost of latest technology

You can also enjoy shopping discounts on a range of products and services, including:

  • Store vouchers
  • Cinema tickets
  • Theme park tickets
  • Local business offers
  • Gyms and leisure centre membership