Rewards and benefits

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Rewards and benefits

When you work for Stoke-on-Trent City Council you’ll be helping to improve the lives and wellbeing of our residents.

  • You will have the opportunity to make a real difference for local people.
  • You’ll be able to spend your working hours doing something that makes your local community a better place to be.
  • If you live locally, you’ll also be able to embrace a low carbon lifestyle. Walking, cycling and driving short distances is a better way to get to work.

But that’s not all. In addition, we’ll provide you with support, learning opportunities and flexible working options and some amazing benefits;

  • Pay - a competitive salary based on your skills, experience and talent.
  • Annual Leave purchase scheme
  • Pension - an excellent defined local authority benefit pension scheme.
  • PENSION AVCs via salary sacrifice
  • Annual Leave - generous holiday entitlements depending upon your role and length of service (plus eight bank holiday and public holidays)
  • Cycle to work schemes
  • Car salary sacrifice schemes
  • Free employee counselling service
  • Wellbeing support for both physical and mental health
  • Leisure centre discounts
  • Free will writing service
  • Apprentice and management schemes
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family leave - everyone is supported.
  • Professional development - access to relevant professional tools and platforms, regular training and supervision.
  • Wellbeing, family and lifestyle savings

Through our benefits platform, we also have access to lifestyle benefits which offer a wide range of discounts in some of the following areas:

  • online and high street shopping
  • food shopping and eating out
  • family days out
  • local offers/discounts
  • cinema tickets
  • weekends away
  • holidays
  • gifts
  • travel and transport