Staff benefits

Benefits of working for the council include:

  • generous final salary pension scheme
  • life assurance x 2 of final salary via the pension scheme
  • annualised hours scheme
  • annual leave entitlement of at least 23 days plus bank holidays and an extra 5 days for 5 years’ service
  • free car parking at council offices
  • cycle purchase scheme and pool bikes
  • childcare vouchers
  • discounted membership at council owned leisure centres
  • free eye tests and a contribution towards glasses for VDU users
  • discounted medical insurance
  • general discounts and offers eg airport parking, weekend breaks
  • 24/7 access to an employee assistance programme
  • on site wellbeing treatments available

Last reviewed: 29 - 10 - 2013

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