Our rewards & benefits

H&F offers a comprehensive rewards package to help our employees manage their work life balance. Our employees are at the heart of everything we do, so we hope you will take advantage of a reward package that includes a competitive salary, internal development programmes, volunteering days and much more to explore.

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Competitive salary

Employees are paid a competitive salary on the 15th of every month.

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Pension and life cover

The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) offers tax free relief on the contributions that you pay. You can boost and pay more or enter the 50:50 section of the scheme and the scheme offers immediate life cover.

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Generous annual leave

Generous annual leave is accrued based on length of service, position and hours worked. Including 8 public holidays.

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Hybrid working

Hybrid working is designed to fit your professional and personal needs, as well as service delivery needs. How you work may be on-site, remote, or a mix of the two.

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Season ticket loan

Purchase an annual season ticket for use on public transport, to travel from home to work.

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Local & national discounts

Discounts are available at select nation wide supermarkets, cinemas, high street shops, hotels, dining, and cashback offers, as well as local gyms, restaurants and theatres.

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Cycle to work scheme

The cycle to work scheme helps employees to commute to the workplace. Getting moving and supporting with the reduction of carbon emissions.

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Get Ahead – internal development & progression programme

We encourage growth and development for all our employees through Get Ahead where you have access to online learning programs and apprenticeships, mentors, coaching and much more.

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Employee assistance programme

On the occasion when you could do with some extra help, EAP can enable you to move forward and find a solution. Available 24/7 for you and your family.

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Workplace adjustments

Inclusion matters here at H&F and we have partnered with Microlink to support our employees to perform at their best.

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Wellbeing & resilience

Wellbeing Wednesday offers a number of weekly virtual fitness, financial and wellbeing classes in addition to a variety of health and wellness programs available to employees.

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Inclusion matters

We believe in doing things with our employees not to them and we encourage employees to get involved in staff led groups and be part of the change. Or if you don't fancy that we have a host of virtual communities to join and network across H&F.

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Sickness benefits

Generous sickness absence policy and access to Health Insurance.

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Eye test vouchers

Employees can get discounts on eye tests and corrective lenses.

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Purchase annual leave

Employees have the opportunity to purchase additional leave.

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Cost of living crisis

With the rising cost of living, we are doing all we can to help - from free school meals to free adult social care for our residents - and working with local partners to help residents through this difficult time.

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Great place to live, work & socialise

We are home to some extremely highly rated theatres, such as the Lyric, and Eventim Apollo theatres. There are 5 leisure and sport centres, 6 libraries and home to Premiership football clubs, and international brands such as L'Oreal, Disney and Novartis.