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We offer 27 days’ leave a year plus bank/public holidays. You can also increase your holiday by up to 5 days or reduce it by 2 days once a year through our salary exchange Holiday Trading scheme. These entitlements are pro-rated for part time staff.
Whether you’re about to have a child or you already have family or caring responsibilities, we have a range of policies that offer enhanced pay and leave to support you in different circumstances.
Enhanced Pension scheme
We offer a competitive pension scheme where we contribute of 8% as long as you give 3% or more of your salary for pension through salary exchange.
Our group life assurance scheme will provide a lump sum payment of 2 times salary to your beneficiaries in the unfortunate event that you were to die while employed by us. This can bring great peace of mind whatever your stage of life.
We are committed to supporting the professional development of our team members. A dedicated People Development Team will support you to be the best you can be and maximise your talents for the benefit of children and young people with cancer.
Our standard working week is 35 hours. Where possible, we look to accommodate flexible ways of working for all staff and recognise the need for balancing work and your personal life.
We provide enhanced sick pay which increases with length of service when you are off work due to ill-health.
Employee assistance programme
We provide you with a free, independent advice and counselling service by phone – 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.
Health Cash Plan
You can buy a health cash plan and save money on everyday health costs. The plan helps with the cost of dental check-ups and treatment, new glasses and contact lenses, therapy treatments, specialist consultations and more. Four levels of cover are available to choose from.
We give you access to a discounted health assessment that gives you time with a skilled professional to talk about your health and wellbeing. They can offer peace of mind, advice and motivation to prevent future problems.
Eye care vouchers
We provide eye care vouchers entitling you to a free annual eye test. You may also be entitled to a voucher for glasses based on the outcome of the eye test.
Bike to work
Our bike to work scheme gives you access to a great deal on a bike and safety equipment for commuting up to the value of £1000. Repayments are made over 12 months through salary exchange.
Season ticket loan
To help you pay for your travel to work, you can apply for an interest-free season ticket loan to cover bus, tube or train travel
You can enjoy great savings and discounts on major high street stores through our Employee Savings scheme, as well as discounts on days out, restaurants and more. Our gym benefit gives access to discounted membership at over 2,900 gyms and health clubs across the UK.