Executive Recruitment

Working for Us

We are committed to keeping our staff healthy and well, both in and out of work. This includes helping our staff achieve a positive work/life balance by providing flexible and agile working opportunities.


As a member of staff you will have access to a competitive range of benefits, including:

  • an excellent local government pension scheme
  • flexible working - includes flexi-time, part-time, job-share, term-time, home-based working and career breaks - all dependant on your job role and needs of the service
  • a generous holiday entitlement - 30 days a year, depending on how long you have worked for us and the job you do
  • maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave
  • sickness provision
  • training and career development opportunities, with a guaranteed minimum of 5 days training each year
  • childcare voucher scheme which can be used to pay for registered childcare for children up to 16 years old
  • a staff discount card giving you discounts in shops and health clubs, as well as on travel and insurance and 10% off Kent Adult Education courses
  • a relocation scheme to help new staff taking up key appointments to move nearer to their place of work (subject to certain conditions)
  • access to an in-house confidential counselling service - first 7 sessions free
  • free health checks
  • access to a help fund providing assistance to staff at times of financial difficulties
  • ability to buy annual leave
  • one-off cash and non-cash payments for excellent performance
  • access to a range of local and national discounts and cashback through our Kent Rewards website

Read our local government pension scheme discretions .