Our benefits

We're committed to supporting our employees. In addition to great training and generous benefits, you'll be part of a high-performing authority that will support you to achieve your full potential

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Flexible working

To help you meet your work and domestic commitments, we have a variety of flexible working arrangements, including:

  • flexitime
  • job sharing
  • home-working

Local Government Pension Scheme

Membership is available to all our employees in line with the current membership rules. To find out more visit Local Government Pension Scheme.

Annual leave

We offer a generous annual leave entitlement of 24 to 26 days per annum (pro rata), rising to a maximum of 30 days (pro rata) after five years service.

Childcare voucher scheme

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

Family friendly policies

We offer a full range of family friendly policies, including generous maternity and paternity entitlement.

Employee support

Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and enhancing the health and wellbeing of our staff to optimise their contribution to the organisation and its customers and to improve their quality of life. The Health and Wellbeing Service considers their role to be empowering those who seek help from this department. Services on offer include confidential counselling and health advice.

Equality and diversity

Hampshire County Council is committed to securing genuine equality of opportunity, whether required by law or not, in all aspects of its activities as an employer and service provider.

We recognise that passive policies will not reverse discrimination and disadvantage.

So we actively seek to redress unfair discrimination against disadvantaged people to ensure equality of opportunity.

We'll work to encourage and assist disadvantaged groups or individuals creating a fair basis from which equality of opportunity can operate.

For information on our corporate activity see information on our Corporate Equality and Diversity web pages.

Travel support and discounts

Employees of Hampshire County Council are able to access a wide range of support with travel, including interest free travel loans and discounts on annual train season tickets.

Workplace activities

Fitting in physical activity within our busy lifestyles can be hard work. It doesn't take much to make a difference and we want to help you improve your health and happiness. Workplace Activities is undergoing a review at present and Hampshire County Council are looking at centralising the services to promote an overall approach to staff's well being. The team currently offer a range of activities such as Yoga, Pilates, swimming club, Boxercise, Thai Chi, Body Positive and singing groups.

Leisure

Membership of Hampshire Police Leisure and Sports Club (HPLS) and HFRS Sports and Social Association (SSA) is open to all employees. Anyone joining our team can enjoy the many benefits available.

Other benefits

Employees of Hampshire County Council have access to a range of discounts on goods and services, such as holidays, insurance, loans, health and fitness, books, entertainment, food and drink, computers and much more.