Benefits of working for us

Our staff are vital to our success, so we have designed a benefits package to enable us to attract, motivate and retain the best talent.

Core benefits

Competitive salaries

Local Government Pension Scheme with employer contributions of 18.5 per cent

Generous annual leave of up to 32 days, plus bank holidays

Childcare benefit voucher scheme and discounted rates at day nursery

Remote and flexible working

Interest-free season ticket loans

Discounted car parking during work time

Access to the KAARP benefits website

Car salary sacrifice scheme

Everyone ActiveHealth and wellbeing

  • 15 per cent discount at Everyone Active centres
  • Confidential counselling and welfare service
  • Support from Wellbeing and Mental Health Advisers
  • Free eye tests
  • Local business discounts including The Snow Centre, Haven Holidays, Shendish Manor
  • Use of standing desks
  • Occupational health support for all staff
  • A range of activities to support health and wellbeing, including mindfulness, yoga, walking group
  • On-site showers and changing facilities
  • Cycle-to-work scheme

Work-life balanceWork-life balance

  • Option to purchase additional annual leave
  • Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave. We are recognised as an Employer with Heart for supporting parents of premature babies. 
  • Flexible working arrangements to include career breaks and study leave

Investing in our staff

  • Training and development opportunities
  • Comprehensive induction for new starters
  • Annual appraisal and regular one-to-one meetings
  • E-learning portal with access to a variety of courses and learning opportunities
  • Management and leadership development
  • Apprenticeship qualifications for internal staff
  • Coaching and mentoring programmes
  • Professional Membership subscriptions

More information

For further details, please see our  Staff Discounts and Benefits Guide (PDF 1MB).