A career with the Home Office comes with a range of benefits.

When you join the Home Office, you will receive:

  • A competitive starting salary. The pay range for the role you are applying for will always be detailed in the job advert.
  • A Civil Service Pension with employer contribution rates of at least 26.6%
  • The ability to potentially adopt flexible working options that suit your work/life balance
  • 25 days annual leave
    • For each additional year of service, the 25 days entitlement will increase by 1 day until you have reached a maximum of 30 days (after 5 years of service)
    • Colleagues who work part-time or have another flexible working pattern such as term time working will have their entitlements calculated proportionally
  • Eight days public holidays, plus one additional privilege day
  • 26 weeks maternity, adoption or shared parental leave at full pay, followed by 13 weeks statutory pay and a further 13 weeks unpaid
  • Maternity and adoption support leave (also known as paternity leave) of two weeks full pay
  • Up to five days paid leave for volunteering
  • Support and study leave for accredited learning and development relevant to your role
  • The option to apply for a season ticket or cycle to work loan
  • The ability to apply for a rental deposit loan
  • Access to staff support networks to support your wellbeing
  • An employee assistance programme
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Access to employee discounts from a variety of retailers and staff recognition schemes including retail vouchers
  • The opportunity to make tax free donations to charity through payroll giving