The University offers a wide range of benefits to support your personal development and provide you with a secure and interesting working environment.


Salary Scales - Modern and progressive pay structure that rewards our staff with  highly  competitive salaries.

Merit Award and Promotions - An annual review that can reward you through financial bonuses or promotions to enhance your career.

Relocation Expenses Scheme- We offer a generous relocation package for new staff moving to Leicester particularly for those moving from overseas.

Pension - We offer an incredibly competitive pension scheme for all employees, with up to 16% contribution by the university.

Work-life balance

We are committed to providing a supportive environment for staff who wish to integrate their working life, including the development of a career, with family and personal responsibilities.

Holiday Entitlement - we offer a very generous holiday entitlement where you are entitled to up to 38 days leave per year.

Sport and Leisure- you will have access to a subsidised Gym membership with access to over 3 gyms, swimming pool and other sporting facilities.

Childcare Vouchers - you can enjoy significant tax savings if you join our childcare vouchers scheme.

Training and development

As you would expect from a leading university, you will find excellent training and development opportunities available, with courses ranging from basic IT to formal leadership qualifications.  Our Staff and Professional Development website holds more information about the support of training and development for all types of roles and staff groups.


We are proud of the facilities and opportunities that we offer at Leicester in support of our commitment to delivering high quality teaching and world-leading research.

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