Pension scheme - This is an integral part of your pay package and is in addition to your salary. You pay between 5.5% and 7.5%, of your pay, based on your salary, even less if you pay tax and National Insurance. Your employer also contributes to this.
Employee long service award - Staff who have worked with us for 25 years or more are recognised for their achievement and rewarded with a certificate and £250 worth of high street vouchers.
Annual leave - You will be entitled to 21 days annual leave in a full year, rising to 26 after 5 years local government service.
Maternity/adoption leave - You are entitled to up to 52 weeks leave, with pay to a specific period dependent on length of service.
Paternity/adoption support leave - You can take up to 10 days’ paid with 56 days of the birth of your child or if adopted, from the date of the placement, pay with more than 26 weeks service.
Buy additional leave - Our policy enables employees to 'purchase' additional leave, subject to certain conditions.
Childcare benefits scheme - Employees can access help with childcare costs saving up to £1,195 a year.
Childcare Scheme - Our childcare scheme enables employees to sacrifice a maximum of £55 per week towards childcare costs, which is paid directly to childcare providers. Savings are made as the amount sacrificed is exempt from tax and National Insurance.
Free eye tests - You will receive help with your eye care if your work involves significant periods of time looking at a computer screen.
Tax Free Bike Scheme - Permanent staff are eligible for the Council’s tax free bike scheme, designed to promote healthy travel to work and reduce our carbon footprint.
Discounted Leisure Centre Membership - As an employee you can get discounts on your annual and monthly membership.
Relocation - In some cases we may offer relocation assistance if you are moving to Leicester to join us.