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.
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.