Rewards and benefits

Find out about the rewards and benefits that will be available to you as a member of staff.

As an employer we recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive and dynamic working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance.

As a member of staff you will have access to a range of benefits including:

  • a competitive salary
  • an excellent local government pension scheme
  • generous holiday entitlement of between 23 and 32 days, depending on job title and length of service
  • buying additional leave
  • a range of flexible working options, depending on your job role
  • maternity, paternity, dependency and adoption leave
  • volunteering opportunities
  • a childcare voucher scheme
  • training and development opportunities, including coaching and mentoring
  • a range of discounts giving our staff access to hundreds of offers; groceries, travel, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities, high street retailers and the opportunity to save over £1,000 a year through our West Sussex Choices benefits platform (see our Staff discounts page if you are a business looking to offer a discount)
  • discounted membership at selected local sports and fitness centres
  • a range of commuting and business travel discount and initiatives
  • health and wellbeing benefits including access to our Employee Assistance Programme and Voluntary Health Cash Plans
  • a salary finance scheme to help staff with financial wellbeing, offering hints and tips on managing money, guides for budgeting, saving and managing debt and low interest loans
  • working for a Stonewall Diversity Champion
  • working for a recognised 'Disability Confident' employer, which means we are positive about employing disabled people
  • working for a veteran-friendly employer.
 
Last updated:
12 February 2018

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