Pay and benefits

We currently employ approximately 600 staff across a wide range of services and projects. We offer a generous selection of benefits to our staff. Take a look below at some of the benefits that you can expect from working for us.

  • Competitive salary.
  • Flexible hybrid working for many roles, to support a work-life balance and help with other priorities such as caring responsibilities, further education and training and leisure activities.
  • A minimum 25.5 days of annual leave (plus bank holidays), rising to 29.5 days (plus bank holidays) after five years’ continuous service in local government in addition to eight bank holidays per year. Part-time staff receive a pro-rata level of annual leave.
Length of service
Grade Up to 5 years After 5 years After 10 years After 20 years After 30 years
A-E 25.5 29.5 30.5 32.5 34.5
F-K 28.5 29.5 31.5 34.5 37.5
L-N 33.5 34.5 35.5 36.5 37.5
O-R 34.5 35.5 36.5 37.5 38.5
  • Local Government Pension Scheme which is administered by Hampshire County Council. The council pays contributions in addition to your individual contributions.
  • Extensive training and development programme, encompassing professional qualifications, apprenticeships, wider technical and soft skills development.
  • Healthcare cash plan scheme to cover costs such as dental and optical care and other therapies such as chiropractic treatment. This can be upgraded to provide greater cover and additional family members.
  • Access to a free 24/7 telephone employee assistance programme which offers confidential and independent support on matters such as family issues, debt, work, lifestyle addictions, relationships and legal advice.
  • Free car parking.
  • Discounts for local and national retailers and restaurants via an online discounts platform.
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme (after six months’ service) and cycle to work programme.
  • Discounted travel options.

Contact details

Human Resources Team

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