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!

The Children and Families Development Worker has been a great support to all of us
Contact us today for
more information:

0800 612 4430