Brilliant benefits and rewards

We think it’s important to recognise the outstanding contributions that our teams make. That’s why we offer an extensive range of rewards and benefits and the right opportunities to develop your career in any direction.

Career Development

At OPSS, we’re dedicated to helping you build a stimulating, rewarding career. With us, there’s a variety of opportunities to expand your knowledge base and further develop your skills. There are several development and mentoring programmes available and we also support many Early Talent Civil Service Programmes.

Flexible working

Creating a culture of flexible working is our priority, which is why we offer job sharing, compressed hours, working from home, flexitime, plus maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave.

Annual Leave

You’re also entitled to paid annual leave of 25 days, increasing by 1 day per year up to a maximum of 30, with an additional privilege day for the Queen’s Birthday.

Civil Service Pension

As a civil servant, you’ll be automatically enrolled into the Civil Service Pension Scheme. This is one of the most competitive schemes on the market, with employer contributions of at least 20% of your salary.


You can be nominated throughout the year for both cash awards and vouchers to reflect exceptional individual and team performance.


You can also access a range of retail, travel and lifestyle discounts through our financial incentives scheme.

Occupational Health

Everyone here has access to occupational health professionals who can advise on heath concerns and ensure your comfort and safety at work.

Employee Assistance Programme

This provides confidential, independent and unbiased information and guidance for all OPSS employees, 24/7.