Benefits at London Fire Brigade

London Fire Brigade offers many different career opportunities in both operational and non-operational roles. Whatever area of the authority you work in you will be entitled to a number of benefits.
  • Annual leave

    Everyone needs a break now and then so London Fire Brigade's annual leave allowance starts at 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays). There is also the opportunity to have extra 'optional days' depending on your normal working hours.

  • Flexible working

    The environment you work in is key to your role so at London Fire Brigade there are flexible working arrangements available to suit your job and work area.

  • Childcare

    London Fire Brigade is committed to supporting its staff both inside and outside of the workplace so they offer support with childcare which includes vouchers or an allowance for eligible staff.

  • Pension Scheme

    Retirement may be a distant thought but London Fire Brigade offers a contributory pension scheme throughout your career with the brigade.

  • Travelling to work

    Commuting can be a big factor in where you work so if this is something you need to consider before applying you should know that London Fire Brigade offer an interest free season ticket loan to help make the journey a bit easier.

  • Personal development

    No matter what area of the authority you work in London Fire Brigade are keen to support personal development. There are opportunities to develop skills for your role as well as take part in training to help you take steps to progress at London Fire Brigade.

  • Counselling and Trauma Service (CTS)

    London Fire Brigade has a commitment to support the wellbeing and mental health of all staff members (see our Counselling and Wellbeing booklet - PDF). The service can offer personal counselling and trauma-related therapy by highly qualified and experienced therapists.

  • Opportunity to access affordable accommodation

    We help staff by providing the opportunity to access residential accommodation designed for single people. Located in three locations across London, the accommodation is available at a reduced market rent and all staff employed by LFB are eligible to apply.