Your benefits

These are just some of the benefits you could enjoy by working for Lancashire County Council:

Competitive salary

  • We are a Foundation Living Wage Employer, paying above the National Living Wage

Great holiday entitlement

  • 26 days annual leave entitlement rising to 32, after five years' continuous service (pro rata for part time employees)
  • Ability to buy up to 20 days additional leave per year (pro rata for part time employees) – dependant on your job role and business need
  • Eight bank holidays and two further additional statutory days during the Christmas and New Year period

Opportunities for flexible working

  • Including flexi-time, part-time, job share, term time, agile working – all dependant on your job role and business need

Health and wellbeing

  • Occupational sick pay scheme
  • Occupational Health Services
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Eyesight test contribution
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Family friendly employer

  • Help to balance family commitments, including generous maternity leave, paternity leave and support for working carers
  • Adoption and parental leave

Financial benefits

  • Local Government Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution, death in service payments, life assurance and dependents pensions
  • A long service award scheme
  • Access to the Blues and Twos credit union for you and your family
  • A generous relocation reimbursement package to move to Lancashire

Staff discounts

Our staff discount scheme in partnership with Vivup will give you access to a huge range of discounts across the UK’s major retailers including supermarkets, technology, fashion, travel and much more!

The savings include:

  • 5% off groceries at Morrisons and Sainsbury’s
  • Save 4% at Tesco, Asda and Waitrose, plus 7% at Marks and Spencer stores
  • 7% savings at Currys
  • 5% off your DIY essentials at B&Q
  • Discounts on fashion including 5% off Boohoo, 9% off ASOS, 7% off River Island and 10% off New Look
  • Save on sportswear with 7% off Nike, 10% off Footlocker and 4% off Sports Direct

Training and development

  • Training and development opportunities
  • Social Work Academy - available to Social Workers
  • Apprenticeship scheme - available to all employees
  • Staff Recognition Scheme and Annual Awards Ceremony

Travel benefits

  • Discounts on bus travel
  • Bike stores, changing and showering facilities in some locations