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Employee Benefits at Basildon Council

Various benefits available when working for Basildon Council.

All Basildon Council staff receive the following employee benefits

  • Membership of the local government pension scheme
  • Flexi time (depending on contract)
  • Minimum 25 days annual leave rising to 29 days after 5 years local government service, plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time employees)
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, includes access to confidential counselling, information and guidance on any problems you may have both work / non work related
  • Free eye test every 2 years for display screen users
  • Free car parking
  • Extensive induction programme
  • Excellent opportunities for personal and professional development through our specialist OD team
  • Qualification training
  • National public sector workers benefits scheme
  • Option to join a Trade Union
  • Credit union which offers an easy way save via Payroll deduction and gives borrowing facility
  • Tusker car leasing scheme

Discounted membership

  • BUPA - discounted membership
  • Healthcare cash plan - corporate rate
  • Sporting village - discounted membership
  • David Lloyd Centre - corporate rate
  • Fitness First - corporate rate

Discounts at local stores

  • Car servicing and repairs
  • Restaurants
  • Hair dressers
  • Clothing shops
  • Gardens and homes
  • Spa