Employee benefits

“The Heart of a Town Lies in its people” and at  Stevenage Borough Council our people are at the heart of what we do.
 
We are committed to providing a diverse, stimulating and enjoyable working environment and to offering a comprehensive benefits package in order to attract and retain our best people.

Detailed below are some of the benefits you can expect from us:

Salary

Competitive salary scales with annual reviews on the 1st April.

Holiday

24 - 30 days holiday per year. Employees with Local Government service will receive 27 days leave after 5 years accumulated service and 30 days after 10 years accumulated service.

Flexible working

We offer flexible working hours between 7am – 10pm (Monday – Saturday) subject to operational requirements. This flexibility enables employees to have more freedom to arrange their working day and to accrue up to 2 days flexi leave per month.

Part time

We offer a range of part time opportunities and all our full time vacancies are open to job share unless otherwise stated.

Maternity and Paternity provisions

Maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave.

Training and Development

Excellent training and development opportunities are available to all staff in conjunction with our comprehensive performance and development programme. Secondments are often available to current employees offering the opportunity to gain further skills and experience.

Pension Scheme

We offer a competitive, contributory career average salary pension scheme.

Free

Parking, eye tests for VDU users, Occupational Health service and Employee Assistance programme.

Relocation

If you move house in order to join us we may be able to offer you an attractive relocation package. If appropriate, details will be discussed at interview.

Discounted

Health and Fitness membership as part of our Employee Wellbeing Strategy.

Trade Unions

All employees have the opportunity to join a Trade Union. For a small fee members have access to free legal advice and assistance, welfare assistance and a whole range of discounted benefits, but more importantly, full representation in the workplace.