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Rewards, benefits & wellbeing

Everyone here has a sense of purpose that can be more rewarding than any other benefit. National Grid Electricity Distribution people will tell you that they love coming to work, that every day is different and brings an opportunity to make a difference. 

So, as well as enjoying their role and looking forward to empowering their potential, National Grid Electricity Distribution does everything possible to ensure our people enjoy a very competitive salary and an exciting range of benefits that make working here even more rewarding. 

Wherever you join us and in whatever role, you’ll benefit from: 

Competitive rates of pay with annual incremental progression 

Overtime rates 

Generous standby retainers 

Mileage rates for business miles 

Company sick pay scheme 

Company pension scheme 

Company car scheme for certain roles 

Annual leave - on joining you will be entitled to 26 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 27 days after 5 years’ service and 28 days after 10 years’ service. Graduates and Trainees are entitled to 23 days rising to 26 once training is complete. 

Childcare voucher scheme 

Protective Clothing and Safety Equipment 

Free car parking at all main sites 

Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) - all employees, including members of the same household, have access to this confidential service. The EAP is a life management and personal support service that can help you deal with both everyday situations and more serious problems. 

Managed Back Care Programme - this forms part of our approach to health support and attendance management and is a free service to all employees. As a physiotherapy service, it is available to all employees to help manage a back-related problem and prevent the development of spinal problems.