Employee Benefits

We value prioritising and promoting the wellbeing of our employees and have an agile working culture. Our payslip is only part of the package, some of our benefits include:  


Generous Pension Scheme

Membership of Local Government Pension Scheme providing a generous employer contribution of 20.8% of your salary. For an average salary of £30,390, this equates to an employer contribution of £6,321 made by CBH per annum.

Life Cover

Protection for your loved ones with generous life cover and survivor pension.

Enhanced Holidays

Between 21 and 26 days a year pro rata, depending on grade and length of service Plus, Bank holidays. Plus 2 days that must be used for Christmas shut down.

Flexible & Hybrid Working

We strive to work in an agile way, giving greater flexibility to our staff to choose the best working environment for them. Depending on the role being carried out staff can work from the office, home, or a suitable work location of their choice in agreement with their manager.

Enhanced Family Friendly Policies

Aimed at supporting you through all of life’s stages and responsibilities with holiday purchase scheme, volunteer day, special leave, enhanced maternity entitlement, and sickness policies.

Training, Development, and Progression Opportunities

We have plenty of personal and professional development opportunities for staff and value growth and development. We also offer payment of relevant professional body memberships.

Good Salary

We offer competitive salaries that are tested against the wider job market.

Excellent Working Environment

Brand new modern offices opening in 2023 with collaboration space and free hot refreshments. We provide smart phones and laptops to staff who require this for their roles.

Employee Wellbeing

Our dedicated staff led Wellbeing group facilitate an excellent wide range of wellbeing initiatives. Our commitment has earned us the accreditations. Essex Working Well - Accreditation Level 3, Mindful Employer and Mental Health at Work Commitment

Employee Assistance Programme

A 24/7 anonymous service available to all staff and their immediate families providing free independent support and confidential advice for personal issues including counselling services.

Free Parking

Our offices offer options for free parking during office hours.

Employee Discount Schemes

Discounted gym membership and employee discount scheme offering discounts with major retailers.

Mental Health First Aiders

We are committed to removing the stigma surrounding mental health in the workplace and reinforcing the message that it is OK to talk about these matters. Our qualified Mental Health First Aiders are here to provide advice and support to help colleagues through any circumstances affecting their mental health and wellbeing.


We hold annual awards events to recognise the achievements of our staff. We also have long service awards of 10, 15, 20 and 25 years service to thank our staff for their dedication and hard work.

Health Cash Plan

Discounted Health Cash Plans for individuals and their family. The health cash plan will allow you to claim back the cost of your everyday healthcare when you visit the dentist or optician, plus much more.


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