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London Borough of Camden Benefits

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Employer Summary

Benefits

We want you to love working at Camden.  Below are just some of the benefits you can expect when you join us.

Financial

  • A competitive salary; plus we also reward people for their performance and contribution to the business through our annual variable payment scheme.
  • An interest free season ticket/travelcard loan scheme
  • A Childcare Voucher scheme which can be used to pay for registered childcare for children up to 16 years old
  • The Local Government Pension Scheme which offers death in service benefits and ill health retirement provisions. Contribution rates start from 5.5% with the contribution rate based on salary.
  • A collection of staff discount and cashback deals available every day of the year, on shops and health clubs, travel and insurance
  • Discounts on products from over 600 of the worlds-leading technology manufacturers

Health and Wellbeing

  • Cycle to Work Scheme, with savings of between 32% and 42% on the standard retail price of a new bike can be made
  • Corporate rates for membership of GLL - Better Leisure, with a state of the art gym right in the building at 5 Pancras Square
  • An Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free Hearing tests, Eye tests and Health checks

Work/Life Balance

  • Our award winning, state of the art main building at Pancras Square is ideally situated for Kings Cross, St Pancras and Euston stations and boasts a gym, swimming pool, library and cafes
  • We offer 25 days' annual leave entitlement plus 2 extra days per year after 5 years of service and the option to buy additional annual leave (holiday entitlements may vary depending on the job you do)
  • We value output over hours. We recognise our people have responsibilities and interests outside of work and we support flexible working arrangements.  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


Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • Sick Pay  (4 comments)

    “sick pay is very good and reliable some members of staff have require a length period of time for recovery and Camden have paid”

  • 07 Feb 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in London, England

    Flexible work patterns and agile working

    London Borough of Camden Response

    Thank you for the feedback, it's always good to get positive responses and especially around sick pay and our general all round support for staff when they are off sick. We like to look after our... More

  • 25 Oct 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in London, England

    Working from home flexability

  • 09 Jan 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in London, England

    There is no benefits package

    London Borough of Camden Response

    We offer many wonderful benefits at Camden including competitive salary, interest free season ticket/travel card loan scheme and an excellent pension scheme. We reward people for their performance... More

  • 27 Feb 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Service Manager in Camden Town, England

    Standard to other local authorities

  • 24 Mar 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in London, England

    Best thing was the flexibility to work from home as often as needed

  • 20 Mar 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in London, England

    The best thing about the benefits package is the amount of annual leave and flexible working arrangements. Although not as good as it used to be.

  • 23 Jan 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Manager in Camden Town, England

    Extra holidays can be bought with salary

  • 25 Nov 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Resourcing Manager in London, England

    Local Government Pension Scheme, Access to Leisure Centre on site, bike storage with changing facilities, on site café/restaurant, Agile working (Timewise accredited).

  • 11 May 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in London, England

    there are no benefits packages as far as I know, it is a goverment run so would not have any kind of benefits system like in the US.

    London Borough of Camden Response

    Thank you for your feedback but I can assure you there are plenty of benefits here are Camden which include Local Government Pension Scheme, Access to Leisure Centre on site, bike storage with... More

  • 25 Jan 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in London, England

    Camden council has some great benefits. One of the greatest benefits offered to employee's is flexible working - this is related to part time opportunities available, agile working and hours of working. There are options for employee's to work from different locations or different floors creating a real sense of Camden as one.

Benefits Summary


List based on reports from current and former employees. It may not be complete.

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Insurance, Health & Wellness

  • Critical Illness Cover
  • Income Protection
  • Life Insurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Health Insurance
  • Death in Service
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance

Financial & Retirement

  • Tick markPension Plan (3)
  • SIPP
  • Corporate ISA
  • Save as You Earn
  • Share Incentive Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options

Family & Parenting

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Benefits

Professional Support

  • Diversity Program
  • Apprenticeship Programme
  • Job Training
  • Professional Development

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