Employee Benefits

We offer employees a very generous package of benefits including...


When you start work for the Council you will be automatically brought into the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) from the first day or employment. For more information on the pension scheme please go to the Nottinghamshire Pension Fund website.

Learning and development

A key element of our People First programme of work is how the council values, understands and develops its staff. Your employment will commence with a period of induction, you will meet on a regular basis with your manager/team leader to review your progress throughout your probationary period. The Council has an annual performance development scheme in place.

Annual leave

Employees receive a minimum of 29 days annual leave in a full year increasing to 36 days after 5 years service. In addition there are 8 public holidays. Leave is calculated on a pro-rata basis for employees working fewer than 37 hours per week.

Employee assistance programme

We offer a free, confidential support service to all employees and their families. This service is available 24/7, 365 days per year either on-line, by telephone or face to face. This service is confidential and offers counselling services along with advice on family, financial and health issues.

Maternity, paternity and adoption

We offer a comprehensive package of support in relation to maternity, paternity and adoption.

Flexible working

We have a range of flexible working options including flexi time, part time working and job share to help you to achieve work-life balance.

Mansfield perks

Gives employees access to a great range of discounts on: travel bookings, high street vouchers, gift cards, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities and your day to day spending. There is something for everyone and 1000’s of ways to save through the scheme whether you like to shop in store or online.

Leisure facilities

Employees are entitled to use all council leisure centres at a reduced rate.

Free parking

The Council provides free parking for all employees at key sites.

Car loan scheme

A car loan scheme is available to employees whose post is designated as an essential or casual user.