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Employee Benefits

We take the well being of our staff seriously and are committed to providing a range of facilities and support designed to help maintain employees' welling. As a Council Employee, you can look forward to:

  • A competitive salary.
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme - the scheme is an career average revalued earnings (CARE) scheme supported financially by the Council.
  • Generous holiday allowance of at least 21 days holiday a year rising to 25 days after 5 years service plus public and Bank holidays.
  • A full range of family friendly policies, including Maternity and Paternity entitlements and Adoption leave.
  • Flexible working patterns, including options to work flexi-time, part time hours, job share and term time working.
  • Childcare voucher scheme, enabling you to save Tax and National Insurance contributions on the cost of your childcare.
  • Excellent training opportunities to provide for your personal development.  We invest in the training and development of all our employees to maintain and improve the quality of the services we provide and meet our long-term organisation objective.  We have achieved Investors in People status and are committed to its principles.
  • An Occupational Health Service, which provides advice on both employment and other health issues, including referral to a confidential staff counselling service.
  • Free eye test for all staff who use display screen equipment.
  • Staff Benefit Scheme with something for everyone from Days Out and Health Clubs to Holidays and Roadside Assistance.