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Our offer


Knowsley Council offers a competitive salary and generous benefits package within flexible working arrangements. See all our employee benefits below. 


  • Competitive salary, which rises annually to the next increment of our pay scale for most roles 
  • Financial well-being offers and support, including affordable borrowing 
  • 24-hour financial advice from our Employee Assistance Programme  
  • Car mileage payments
  • Free car parking 
  • Access to a salary sacrifice  scheme to lease hybrid and electric vehicles 
  • A white goods salary sacrifice scheme 
  • A range of lifestyle savings and discounts available to all employees, including high street retailers, dining out, cinema, holidays, days out, health and fitness and beauty 


  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme. You can find out more at Merseyside Pension Fund ( 
  • Ways to top up your benefits, including shared cost salary sacrifice, meaning more savings on National Insurance and Income Tax 
  • Life cover – three times your salary as a lump sum if you die in service 
  • Option to voluntarily make additional pension contributions 


  • Generous annual leave entitlement with an additional two concessionary days over the festive period.  Starting annual leave allowance of up to 30 days plus public holidays, rising to a maximum of 35 days with long service.  Entitlement varies depending on grade.
  • Option to buy additional annual leave 
  • Flexible working 
  • Hybrid working in many roles 
  • Active travel support with a cycle-to-work scheme 
  • 24-hour health and wellbeing support with access to qualified counsellors and practitioners 
  • Occupational health services 
  • Workplace adjustments 
  • Access to a wide range of wellbeing support material including lifestyle assessments and recommendations, information about different health and wellbeing subjects and healthy eating recipes. 
  • Free flu jab 
  • Free eye tests 
  • Access to a range of health programmes, such as weight management and smoking cessation sessions 


  • Access to a range of discounts, including restaurants, supermarkets and high-street shops 
  • Discounted gym memberships 
  • Access to reduced-cost travel passes 
  • Discounts available through mobile phone providers 
  • Discounted childcare vouchers

Family and Carers support

  • Enhanced maternity pay 
  • Paternity leave 
  • Shared parental leave 
  • Unpaid emergency leave support 
  • Family-friendly policies supporting fostering, fertility treatment, fostering, adoption and caring responsibilities 
  • Carers passports 


  • Engaging induction programme 
  • Apprenticeships to degree-level qualifications are available 
  • Access to learning and development opportunities 
  • A wide variety of roles and internal recruitment, helping you to try different careers and apply your skills in new areas 
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