Benefits summary

The Children’s Society were ranked in the top 100 on The Sunday Times Best Places to Work in the Public and Charity Sectors list for 2011 and 2012 and we are committed to providing a range of employee benefits that reflect that status. These include:-

Holidays
28 days, rising to 30 days after 5 years, 32 after 10, 34 after 15 and 36 days after 20 years’ service.

Pension
Stakeholder pension scheme starting at 3% with company-matched employee contributions to a maximum of 8%.

Training and development
Access to a wide range of learning and development opportunities is available including courses, conferences and coaching/mentoring.

Death in service benefit
Four times annual salary offered for all employees regardless of pension membership.

Discounted health scheme
Simplyhealth cash plan covering e.g. dental, optical and chiropody etc at a 20% discounted rate.

Season ticket loan
Interest free loan for an annual or quarterly season ticket for public transport to and from work.

Bicycle loan scheme
Loans up to £1000 for bicycle purchase.

‘Xtras’
Voluntary employee discount scheme offering a range of savings across groceries, fuel, clothing and holidays.

Family friendly policies
Including Childcare vouchers, Flexible Working, and enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Leave.

Free confidential counselling service
Available to all staff and volunteers.