The main benefits for full time staff.
(As with other Public Sector employers we currently have a pay freeze in place for people earning more than £21,000 per annum)
|Pay Group||Minimum||Higher Performance Ceiling|
|Managers, Principal Advisers and Principal Specialists||£39850||£56100|
|Team Leaders, Senior Advisers and Senior Specialists||£30275||£40550|
|Group Co-ordinator, Lead Advisers, Specialists||£24120||£32744|
Currently £3,500 pa is payable to people who are contractually based in our London office.
Our policy is for new starters to begin at the minimum of the pay group.
The opportunity to join the Civil Service pension arrangements, which include a valuable range of benefits. To find out more about Civil Service pensions, see the Civil Service pensions website. The pension provider for all staff in Natural England is the People, Pay and Pensions Agency.
30 days annual leave plus option to buy and bank additional leave
9 days public holiday per year
3 days privilege holiday per year fixed between Christmas and New Year
Paid and unpaid special leave available by agreement with line managers
Flexible working practices
Paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave
Natural England’s Employee Assistance Service provides professional support and guidance for people experiencing work related emotional, health and social problems.
If you work for Natural England you are eligible to join the Civil Service Sports and Social Club.
Natural England has agreed competitive rates with a number of health insurance/cash plan providers.
This scheme allows you to formally agree to a reduction in your salary and instead receive the reduced amount in vouchers to pay for childcare. As a result you can save money because the salary you sacrifice in vouchers is free from both tax and National Insurance contributions.
This scheme allows you to formally sacrifice part of your salary and instead receive the reduced amount as a voucher to pay for a bicycle to cycle to work. As a result you can save money because the salary you sacrifice as a voucher is free from both tax and National Insurance contributions.