We provide a range of benefits to motivate, reward and recognise the valuable work of our employees, these include:
Pay and expenses - our lowest rate of pay is above the national minimum wage rates. Find out details of our salary grades.
Pension - We provide a defined benefit pension scheme whereby the Council contributes towards a pension payable on retirement. View our pension administrators website for further details (link open in a new window).
Sick pay and support - Should you become ill, and with proper documentation, we will pay up to 6 months' sick pay on full salary (linked to length of service), with access to occupational health and counselling services.
Work/Life Balance - The Council recognises that all employees need to balance home life with meeting work commitments through the provision of appropriate policies and support, for example, family and parental leave, flexible hours and career break schemes.
Learning and Development - The Council has a commitment to lifelong learning. We provide excellent development opportunities for all employees.
Re-location expenses - In some cases we may offer relocation assistance for those moving to Hull to work with us.
Employee discounts - There are a selection of voluntary benefits available giving a wide variety of staff discounts on goods and services from a range of suppliers via our Hull plus website (link open in a new window).
Annual leave - We offer generous holiday entitlements, ranging from 22 to 32 days plus bank holidays, depending upon your grade and length of service.
Salary sacrifice schemes - Childcare vouchers, cycle to work and car schemes available
Car park passes - If you are based in the city and travel to work by car, you are able to purchase a concessionary car park pass for use within council long stay facilities.
Hull Smart commute card - A scheme for travel on both Stagecoach and East Yorkshire Motor Services (EYMS) buses with one single card at a discounted rate for use within Hull, Anlaby, Hessle, Kirk Ella, Willerby, Cottingham and Wawne.
Fostering Friendly Employer - As a fostering friendly employer, the Council supports the valuable work that employees who are foster carers undertake when they care for our city’s vulnerable children. To do this additional leave is granted to support foster carers and those applying to become foster carers.
Mindful Employer - As an organisation Hull City Council signed the Mindful Employer Charter in January 2014 and continues to be a signatory to date. The Mindful Employer Charter is a voluntary UK-wide initiative. The aims of the charter is to increase the awareness of mental health and emotional wellbeing of staff to support employees to be as emotionally healthy as they are physically healthy.
Some specific terms and conditions may apply to the above discounts.