HR team chatting over a laptop

Best people best rewards

We're all about the people.

Happy, healthy staff. Happy, healthy residents.

So here are a few reasons you'll love working at Hertfordshire County Council...


Exclusive discounts

Save money on:

  • every day shopping

  • restaurants and cinemas

  • days out, holidays and travel

  • insurance (including health insurance).


Health and happiness

Take advantage of:

  • gym discounts
  • free counselling
  • onsite clubs, groups, activities (such as lunchtime meditation groups)
  • cycle to work scheme
  • car loans and season ticket loans
  • health / dental cash plans and eye care
  • lease car options
  • free independent financial advice.



Training and development

We want the best people. And once you're in, we'll help you stay at the top of your game with:
  • face-to-face and online courses
  • leadership programmes
  • on-the-job learning through secondments
  • in-house coaches and mentors
  • opportunities to gain professional qualifications through our apprenticeship programmes.


Salaries and annual leave

All this on top of great core benefits, including:

  • generous pay
  • pension scheme with good employer contribution
  • flexible working – find a work / life balance
  • great holiday entitlement
  • relocation packages for eligible employees.


Diversity and Inclusion

In June 2020 we launched our Diversity and Inclusion Strategy which set out our commitment to becoming a more inclusive organisation.
  • We want all employees to feel they can be themselves at work. Feeling included is good for us as individuals but is also good for teams and the people and communities we serve.
  • We have staff networks, which provide us with insight into the employee experience of inclusion working at Hertfordshire County Council.
  • Our diversity and inclusion actions are governed by our Senior Management Board, Diversity and Inclusion Board and each of our directorates' Diversity and Inclusion Boards.




Work life balance is important

We try to work flexibly to fit in...other things...