Our benefits package

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

Local government pensions

Competitive salary

Annual leave

Flexible working

Family friendly policies

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.

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).

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.

Sickness payment scheme

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

Eyes tests

We will reimburse you for the cost of a standard eye test. We also make a contribution towards prescription glasses when needed specifically to see a screen clearly.

Travel and support discounts

Employees of Hampshire County Council are able to access a range of travel discounts.

  • 10% discount on MOTs at County Council workshops
  • 20% discount off the cost of an annual rail season ticket with South West Trains for staff based in Winchester, Havant, Fareham, Eastleigh or Basingstoke
  • 10% off all annual and 13 week season tickets across the Stagecoach network a range of cycling discounts with selected retailers
  • car sharing through Hantscarshare

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 They can be reduced or withdrawn at any time.

Childcare voucher scheme

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

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.

Sickness payment scheme

Eye tests

Travel support and discounts

Childcare voucher scheme

Staff discounts