Our benefits

Joining our high-performing authority gives you access to an extensive benefits package.

Help with relocation

Flexible working

Family friendly policies

Local government pensions

Competitive salary

Help with relocation

Hampshire County Council offers help with relocation of up to £8,500, for employees who are moving to Hampshire, to help them settle into their new area and new role as quickly and smoothly as possible.

Flexible working

To help you meet your work and domestic commitments, we have a variety of flexible working arrangements. These include flexitime, job sharing and home-working. These can be used where operational requirements can be met.

Family friendly policies

We offer a full range of family friendly policies. These include generous maternity, paternity and adoption entitlements.

Local government pension

You will be eligible to join the Local Government Pension Scheme. Membership is available to all employees excluding teachers, who join the Teachers' Pension scheme.

Competitive salary

Our pay ranges allow for salary progress in line with your performance and a market supplement is offered.

Annual leave

We offer a generous annual leave entitlement. You will receive a minimum of 24 days per annum (pro rata) rising to a maximum of 30 days (pro rata) after 5 years service (dependent on grade).

Childcare voucher scheme

Our childcare voucher scheme enables you to save tax and national insurance contributions on the cost of your childcare.

Sickness payment scheme

Our scheme enables employees to continue to receive normal pay during defined periods of absence.

Travel and support discounts

Employees of Hampshire County Council are able to access a range of travel discounts such as 10% discount on MOTs, a range of cycling discounts with selected retailers and 0% interest loans

The discounts are offered by public transport operators and cycle shops and are not set by the Council. They can be reduced or withdrawn at any time.

Staff discounts

Our employees have access to a range of discounts on goods and services. These include holidays, insurance, loans, health and fitness, broadband TV and phone, food and drink, and much more.

Annual leave

Childcare voucher scheme

Sickness payment scheme

Travel support and discounts

Staff discounts

Other benefits

Regular reflective supervision

Mobile devices to support flexible working

A staff mentoring
scheme

A range of great training opportunities and a clear learning pathway

Clear and consistent communication from senior managers