Human Resources

Reward and Benefits

The Isle of Wight Council is an employer that want staff to feel proud to work for. This includes being committed to providing an Employment Offer which will attract, retain, inspire and reward our employees.

As well as being a great place to work we also offer a competitive reward and benefit package, including:

  • Competitive rates of pay and allowances
  • A generous annual leave entitlement of 31 days per annum, plus public holidays
  • Local Government pension scheme a defined benefit scheme based on your career average earnings. Further details available via Isle of Wight Pension Fund (website)
  • Relocation Incentives
  • A relocation scheme of up to £8,000 subject to qualifying criteria
  • A travel allowance in hard to recruit occupational areas
  • Home relocation scheme via Help to Buy South (website)
  • Staff discounts & benefits schemes
  • Solent ferry travel discounts via Red Funnel, Wightlink & Hovertravel
  • Island bus network discount
  • Staff parking permit scheme
  • A range of discounts from over 100 local island businesses
  • Access to a public sector benefits scheme that gives employees access to an extensive range of discounts to local and national goods and services
  • Discounted island sports & leisure gym membership
  • Access to private health care packages
  • Salary Sacrifice
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Additional Voluntary Contributions (AVC) pension scheme