Wholetime Firefighter Benefits



Our wholetime firefighters work a 42-hour week across 4 days, comprising of 2-day shifts and 2-night shifts followed by 4 days off.  

Annual Leave

We offer holiday leave of 20 days. This is in addition to the average 8 days public holidays, plus an additional 3 days long service leave after 5 years continuous service. 


Free onsite parking is available. 

Employee Assistance Programme

All employees have access to employee care counselling service and information and face to face counselling.

Access to Benenden

Benenden can help you get fast access to quick, private medical care if the wait for the NHS is too long.


Our wholetime firefighters have access to an excellent pension provision. 

RBFRS Advantage

RBFRS Advantage
Access to our employee benefits programme which provides you with discounts on hundreds of retailers such as supermarkets, high street stores and many more. 

Maternity and Shared Parental Support

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Enhanced maternity and paternity pay provisions. 

Cycle to Work Scheme

We are able to provide cycles and safety equipment to employees as a tax-free benefit.

Childcare Vouchers

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You can receive childcare vouchers in place of a portion of your gross salary, meaning they are free of tax and NIC.