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The benefits

Craven District Council offers an attractive benefits package which recognises the value of its staff.

As a Craven District Council employee you can look forward to:

  • competitive salary;
  • the option to join the Local Government Pension Scheme, a contributory final salary scheme;
  • a generous annual leave entitlement of 22 days (plus public and Bank Holidays) plus a further 5 days after 5 years service, rising to a maximum of 29 days;
  • family friendly policies to help employees balance their commitments at work and home, including:
    • a childcare voucher scheme;
    • a range of flexible working options;
    • maternity / paternity leave;
    • parental leave scheme;
    • time off for dependants policy.
  • a confidential counselling service to provide support on a wide range of issues whether related to home or work;
  • a free eye test for users of display screen equipment;
  • subsidised membership of Craven Swimming Pool  which includes the pool, fitness suite and exercise classes