British Red Cross
We employ people from a wide range of disciplines and backgrounds. Whatever your interests, there may be a job with the British Red Cross for you.
We appreciate the efforts each individual makes to keep our organisation running smoothly and efficiently.As a result we offer a wide range of staff benefits. You can read a brief overview of these below. Full details are available for appointed staff on the British Red Cross intranet.
One of the most effective methods of saving for retirement is through a pension plan provided by employers. We operate a group personal pension plan through Legal & General. When you pay into the scheme, we will match your monthly contribution up to a maximum of six per cent, and you will also enjoy tax relief on your contributions.
Staff and volunteer support service
A free, confidential telephone helpline and information service for workplace and other personal issues. The helpline offers you and your immediate family confidential and impartial help from an independent external company, and is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
As a permanent full-time member of staff, you are entitled to an enhanced number of days’ paid annual leave per year, plus public holidays. If you work part-time you’ll get a proportion of this holiday entitlement (pro rata) depending how many hours you work. We will confirm your exact annual entitlement once you begin working with us.We consider requests for sabbaticals, long service leave and unpaid leave at the discretion of your manager, and area of business.
Depending on your area of business, manager’s agreement and line of work, we can arrange a flexible working option to suit your personal circumstances, such ashome workingjob sharepart-time working.
Health cash plan
Our Simply Health staff scheme can fund or part-fund dental treatment, glasses, physiotherapy and other health-related services.
Learning and development
We’re committed to developing your skills and expertise to further your career. Corporate and local inductions will help you get to know the British Red Cross. You can discuss and agree your development needs, book a range of internal courses, and you may receive support and time off for external study and courses.