Why work with us

Join our team and benefit from the range of flexible and remote working options we offer.   

We embrace the remote working culture, allowing you the flexibility to work where and when, with as few constraints as possible to help you achieve a balance between your work and home life. 

Depending on individual work roles, options may include:

  • home working;
  • the ability to work on the go;
  • out in the community;
  • flexibility in the hours you work;
  • job share

Options available will vary, depending on individual job roles.

Our employee rewards and benefits include:

  • a competitive salary
  • a defined benefit pension scheme, based on your career average earnings, including the option for additional voluntary contributions
  • a minimum of 24 days annual leave per year, plus bank holidays, rising to 28 days after 5 years continuous service and 29 days after 10 years continuous service. (pro rata for part-time)
  • option to purchase additional annual leave
  • a range of family friendly policies
  • a worklife balance policy recognising the diverse needs of employees and allowing you to help balance the demands of your work and personal life
  • flexi time allowing you to work your weekly hours on a flexible basis (subject to needs of the service)
  • payment of relevant professional fees
  • relevant learning and development opportunities, with the possibility for financial and/or other assistance to support your future career aspirations
  • eye test reimbursement with contribution towards glasses if appropriate
  • free car parking during working hours at our head offices
  • cycle to work scheme allowing you to hire a bike for an agreed amount of time and then snap it up for a fraction of its original value. It's like a year round sale, with interest free credit available in over 2,000 retailers nationwide
  • CSSC sports and leisure discounts providing countless opportunities for members to pursue sporting, leisure and social interests on a heavily subsidised basis
  • electric car salary sacrifice scheme
  • home electronics scheme
  • leisure centre membership discount scheme

We are committed to creating a supportive and open culture, where colleagues feel able to talk about mental health confidently, and aspire to appropriately support the mental wellbeing of all staff.

Mindful Employers

We have signed the ‘Charter for Employers Positive about Mental Health.’ As an employer, we have made an ongoing commitment to:

  • Provide non-judgemental and proactive support to staff experiencing mental ill health.
  • Not make assumptions about a person with a mental health condition and their ability to work.
  • Be positive and enabling towards all employees and job applicants with a mental health condition.
  • Support line managers in managing mental health in the workplace.
  • Ensure we are fair in the recruitment of new staff in accordance with the Equality Act (2010)
  • Make it clear that people who have experienced mental ill health will not be discriminated against, and that disclosure of a mental health problem will enable both the employee and employer to assessand provide the right level of support or adjustment.

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