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Working with us at Southend-on Sea City Council gives you not just the opportunity to make a difference in the city you love, but also gives you access to a wide range of employee benefits and rewards.


Your pension is a valuable part of your reward package. Southend-on-Sea City Council provide membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) to employees aged under 75 who have a contract of employment that is for at least 3 months.

The LGPS is a generous scheme and provides you with a future income, independent of share prices and stock market fluctuations.

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Generous Leave Entitlements

In addition to a generous annual leave entitlement, from 25 days up to 32 days based on length of service, Southend-on-Sea City Council also offers a range of flexible working and family friendly leave.

We also offer paid time off to allow employees to undertake volunteering activities.

Employee Benefits Portal

Our employees have free access to a benefits portal that provides access to wellbeing support and a range of salary sacrifice schemes to help spread the cost of items including bicycles, cars, electronics and gym membership.

The portal also provides access to a range of discounts on products and services including retail, food shopping, travel, dining out and leisure activities.

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