Benefits of working with us

We have a range of benefits available for staff on our standard terms and conditions of employment and some of these are also available to staff on other types of contract.   

Time off 

Generous leave arrangements including:

  • 25 days annual leave increasing to 28 days after 5 years’ service (plus public holidays) 
  • Option to purchase up to 10 additional days leave 
  • Up to 3 days leave to volunteer for Crisis or another organisation  
  • Paid carers and compassionate leave 



  • Employee assistance programme including access to counselling services 
  • Study leave 



  • Contributory pension scheme – employer contribution 8.5%, employee contribution 2.5% with the option of contributing via salary sacrifice 
  • Interest free loan for a rent deposit 
  • Interest free loan to purchase a season ticket or bike 
  • Non-contributory group life assurance scheme (up to 4 x annual salary) 
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, shared parental and adoption pay 
  • Enhanced sick pay scheme