Why work for us

The benefits of working for Havering Council

Pay and annual leavefamily icon

  • Competitive salary and market supplement 
  • 26 days annual leave which rises to 29 days after 5 years of service
  • Relocation package - up to £7,000

PensionPound icon

  • The council offers an excellent pension scheme
  • Contributions by the council is up to 15.6 per cent (dependent on salary)

Health and Wellbeing

  • Employee assistance programme
  • Free confidential advice and telephone counsellingHealth icon
  • corporate gym membership: £36 a month 
  • Staff yoga, pilates classes and badminton 
  • Workplace programme - monthly calendar of events that include: mental health, men's health and women's health
  • Simply health cash back plan


  • Carpool schemeBike icon
  • Cycle to work scheme