Staff rewards

As a council employee, you are entitled to take advantage of a range of excellent job-related perks including:

  • annual pay increments within your grade
  • automatic membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, one of the largest public sector pension schemes in the UK
  • 25 days annual leave rising to 30 days with service and 8 bank holidays
  • enhanced sick pay scheme, maternity/adoption leave pay and maternity support leave,
  • reimbursement of professional fees where membership is an essential requirement of the role, alongside support with building CPD and annual professional registration.
  • Occupational Health Service available to advise on work related health issues including a physiotherapy service
  • access to a free and confidential employee assistance programme (counselling, legal and life advice)
  • health care schemes and safe and secure savings accounts
  • access to local benefits and discounts on products and services, these include discounts on national attractions such a theme parks and discounted travel.


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Page last reviewed: 21 July 2022