Great benefits

Great benefits

We reward and recognise the contribution shown by every member of staff with a comprehensive benefits package, commitment to their personal and professional development and the flexibility to manage work and home commitments.

Take a look at how we recognise and reward you at Rutland.

  • A competitive salary
  • We support your development needs to help you meet your full potential
  • A 37-hour working week but also opportunities for part-time working. If you are looking for some flexibility in where or how you work, we'll try to support you
  • Some of our roles have career grade structures giving a clear career pathway and salary progression
  • If you are moving to Rutland to join us, you may be eligible for help with relocation, including support for removal, travel and legal costs
  • A defined benefits pension scheme with the LGPS, including the option to make additional voluntary contributions
  • You will also have life assurance cover from the moment you join the Local Government Pension Scheme, offering a lump sum equal to two years' pay if you die in service
  • Free uniform if one is needed for your role
  • There is a real sense of being valued at the Council, and ensuring you have a genuine balance between your work life and personal life.
  • Minimum 24 days leave and bank holidays

    Minimum 24 days leave and bank holidays

    Minimum 24 days annual leave (pro-rata), plus paid bank holidays. An extra 5 days after 5 years service.

  • Career breaks

    Career breaks

    Career breaks and extended periods of leave to support you.

  • Professional membership

    Professional membership

    Payment of professional body membership fees if this is a requirement of your role.

  • Developing you

    Developing you

    Easy access to learning, coaching and mentoring, and secondment opportunities.

  • Maternity, paternity and adoption pay

    Maternity, paternity and adoption pay

    Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay.

  • Flexible working

    Flexible working

    Flexible working policies to enable you to balance work and home commitments.

  • Competitive salary

    Competitive salary

    Competitive salary in line with nationally agreed pay scales. Defined benefits pension scheme.

  • Wellbeing support helpline

    Wellbeing support helpline

    24/7 advice, support and counselling for you and your immediate family via our employee assistance programme.

  • Cycle to work scheme

    Cycle to work scheme

    Cycle to work scheme through the Green Commute Initiative – salary sacrifice offering a great deal.

  • Mindfulness programmes

    Mindfulness programmes

    Improve your wellbeing with our Mindfulness sessions.

  • Discounted swimming sessions

    Discounted swimming sessions

    Use the Passport to Leisure Scheme and pay less to swim at Catmose Sports Centre.

  • Discounts


    Our staff have access to discounts on phone contracts, car hire, and more.