Employee benefits and entitlements

Our terms and conditions of employment include the following: 


The council has an annually negotiated pay award and progression through the salary scale is based on performance. 

Local Government Pension Scheme 

Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme (employee and employer contribution) is available to all East Cambridgeshire District Council employees. 

Learning and development opportunities 

The council is committed to enabling employees to develop the skills, knowledge and competencies needed to perform their jobs and to develop their potential to meet future needs. 

Flexitime and flexible working 

Wherever the service allows, employees are given the opportunity of flexitime working. Flexible working arrangements (for example part time, annualised hours, compressed hours) is available to all council employees (subject to qualifying conditions). 

Annual leave 

24 days annual leave each year increasing to 28 after five years continuous local government service. 

Health and well-being 

Discounted gym and pool membership at The Hive leisure centre. 


Eligible employees can apply for a contribution towards the cost of childcare (for a child aged 12 or under) up to a maximum of £155 per month.