We're committed to ensuring a positive, invigorating and fun working culture for all of our employees. We offer a range of benefits:
A competitive salary which is reviewed annually. Our annual salary review takes into account a number of factors, including an individual’s contribution.
New recruits are automatically enrolled into our Group Personal Pension Plan. We offer two levels of contribution:
|Length of pension membership||Employer contribution% of basic annual salary||
Employee Contribution% of basic annual salary
|On joining the scheme||5%||3%|
|After 12 months the member can choose to move up to this band or stay on the initial rates||8%||5%|
The standard working week at Crohn’s and Colitis UK is 35 hours and start and finish times can be agreed between the employee and their manager. In addition, a number of roles are undertaken on a part-time basis.
The basic holiday entitlement is 25 days leave per year, increasing by one day for each year’s service up to a maximum of 5 days, giving a total of 30 days in addition the 8 bank holiday days. The holiday year runs from January to December each year.
Holiday and bank holiday entitlement is pro rata for part-time employees.
We have a range of flexible family friendly policies to support our employees with a healthy work-life balance these include:
- enhanced maternity and paternity leave and shared parental leave
- salary sacrifice childcare vouchers
- the right to apply for flexible working
Crohn’s and Colitis UK is committed to the training and development of its employees. We have a performance review and development scheme designed to help all staff to develop in their roles. Financial support and/or study leave may be offered to individuals who are studying for professional qualifications.
The EAP is a free, confidential service that offers expert advice, information and counselling for all employees on a wide range of issues eg legal and financial. The service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year both over the telephone and online.
We appreciate that travel to and from work can be expensive and that buying annual tickets can mean savings for our employees. We therefore offer an interest free loan for season tickets, repaid directly from salary each month.
Our informal, open plan office space has been newly designed to create a vibrant and productive workspace for all our staff. Our office is less than a 20-minute train ride from London St Pancras followed by a short five minute walk from the station. We also have a bus stop outside our window!