Isle of Wight Council

Human Resources

Our Employment Offer - 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. PDF ( 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 (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
  • 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