NNDC is a great place to work and offers some excellent employee benefits.

The council prides itself on being a family-friendly organisation. We offer flexible working arrangements such as flexible working hours, maternity leave, adoption leave, volunteer leave and more. We also have a great package of benefits. See below for what we have to offer!

Annual leave

Our staff get 25 days of annual leave plus bank holidays per year. After completing 5 years' service, this increases to 30 days per year. Annual leave is pro-rated for part-time staff.

Flex time 

We operate a flex time system for some of our employees depending on job role. This scheme allows employees to have an improved work-life balance and be flexible with the times they start and finish work, as long as they meet the job requirements. The core hours that staff must work are:

  • 9.30am to 12pm
  • 2pm to 4pm

Career Average Pension Scheme 

You can find out more about our Local Government Pension Scheme at Norfolk Pension Fund. The benefits under the scheme are based on the length of your membership and your average salary.


At the council we have a supportive culture of enabling our people to learn and grow, with a varied corporate training programme for all employees. The programme covers technical and professional development training, such as management development programmes.

Where possible we want to help you achieve your career development objectives. We can provide:

  • on the job training
  • formal training 
  • career coaching 
  • mentoring 
  • eLearning

Car user allowance 

Your role may attract an essential car user allowance, which is paid monthly on top of your salary. 

Relocation expenses 

We have a relocation package for those relocating after accepting a role within the council. The policy covers various relocation scenarios and offers up to £5000 towards removal expenses and solicitors fees. Please read the policy for full details on what is covered.


Our staff have access to an employee discounts platform, which offers a great range of discounts on various retailers and services. It also houses our Cycle to Work Scheme, Eyecare vouchers and Employee Assistance Programme. Staff also enjoy discounts at the following local leisure centres:


All staff have access to our independent and confidential Employee Assistance Programme, available 24/7. The service offers free access to a range of specialist support and information. 

We also run a variety of wellbeing focussed activities throughout the year, organised by our dedicated Health and Wellbeing Group.