Rewards & benefits

As well as making a real difference to the communities you serve, as a Buckinghamshire Council employee we offer you:

  • generous leave entitlement
  • competitive pay, in line with the council’s performance pay scheme
  • the opportunity to earn a bonus with ‘exceptional’ and ‘outstanding’ performance
  • a generous employer pension contribution in line with the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • staff discount at local gyms, restaurants, theatres, coffee shops, beauty salons and more
  • discounts on local bus travel
  • discount on O2 phone contracts and Microsoft Home Use Programme
  • a car leasing scheme to those who are eligible and have completed their probation period

Generous leave entitlement

We know time away from work is important. All of our roles come with:

  • up to 25 days annual leaves increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service (annual leave allowance will vary for schools staff)
  • the chance to purchase 10 days extra annual leave a year
  • enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay
  • paid foster care and carers leave
  • time off for members of Reserve Forces
  • the opportunity to apply for sabbaticals

Contribute to your local community

By working with us, you are part of something bigger. Our residents are at the heart of what we do, and that’s why we offer:

  • up to three days paid volunteering a year
  • time off for public duties, including for school governors and military reserves
  • the opportunity to get involved in plenty of fundraising events