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Why Lewisham

We are a high performing organisation and we are dedicated to making Lewisham the best place in London to live, work and learn.

If you want to affect real change and help build something truly special then Lewisham is the place to be. We are a Council that values people who are adaptable, innovative and seek to make a positive change. We positively encourage continuous learning and development, and you will have the opportunity to do this both in your role and through a range of development opportunities and programmes.

What we can offer you -

At Lewisham Council we have many great benefits for our staff, including:

  • Flexible working - so you can achieve the best work-life balance possible
  • Generous holiday entitlement – we give you 26 days, rising to 31 days after 5 years’ continuous service and 34 days after 10 years’ continuous service. This is in addition to the public holidays that you are also entitled to
  • Pension – our ‘career average salary’ scheme is an excellent one! Your pension benefits are guaranteed – they do not depend on how investments perform.
  • Travel loans – we offer interest free loans to the value of an annual season ticket to help you with the cost of commuting
  • Membership to discount schemes – being an employee here at Lewisham Council you have discounted or free access to various membership schemes including Crownsavers Credit Union, Downham Leisure Centre and CSSC Sports & Leisure
  • Discounts in local shops and restaurants – Your employee ID card can get you exclusive discounts in shops and services in and around Lewisham.

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