Staff Benefits

It’s hugely important to us to support our staff in every way we can. We currently offer the following benefits of employment:


  • Pay rates in excess of National Living Wage for Support staff (up to £18K annual salary).
  • Incremental salary progression within the grade (Grade 5 and above).
  • Workplace Pension Scheme (with employer contribution rising to 3% as at 1 April 2019).
  • Group Life Assurance (with a defined benefit of 5 X annual salary).
  • Long Service Bonus every 5 years.
  • Introduction Bonus if Recommend a Friend to work for Linkage.
  • Linkage Lottery with 8 cash prizes totalling 60% of the monthly lottery income.
  • Free DBS check.

Work-Life Balance

  • Annual leave starting at 6 weeks’ (inclusive of bank and public holidays) rising incrementally to 8 weeks with length of service (within the first 4 years).  For Lecturer posts at college, annual leave starts at 8 weeks (inclusive of bank holidays and public holidays) rising incrementally to 10 weeks with length of service (within the first 4 years).
  • Flexible working options.

Health and Well-Being

  • Company sick pay at 10 working days/year (after 1st year of service).
  • Compassionate leave (up to 5 days).
  • Company health and well-being benefits including
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Discounted rates for health cashback scheme and sick pay insurance.
  • Hot meals available to staff at main sites at £2 (+VAT).
  • Free main meal for Care staff and a £2 meal supplement for Community Support staff working 12 hour shifts on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • A range of Linkage sponsored leisure and sport events.

Job satisfaction!

She has had time to work at her own pace, with bucket loads of encouragement
Contact us today for
more information:

0800 612 4430