What we offer you

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We believe that wellbeing at work is about creating an environment to promote a state of contentment which allows all employees to flourish and achieve their full potential for the benefit of themselves and for Guide Dogs.

As a member of staff we offer you a wide range of benefits to suit your individual needs:

  • 35 hour working week
  • 26 days holiday plus bank holidays (rising to 28 days after 3 years' service)
  • Defined Contribution Group Personal Pension Plan - Guide Dogs matches employee contributions plus 2% up to a maximum of a 9% employer contribution
  • Life Assurance - A core benefit of 4 times salary
  • Flexible Benefits - An amount equivalent to 3% of salary is given to employees to purchase benefits from a suite of well-being products
  • Discounts and Cash back Scheme - Access to discounts on goods and retail vouchers and cash back on purchases for supermarkets, clothing, electrical goods, travel, eating out, insurance and much more
  • Employee Assistance Programme - A free-phone confidential helpline to provide unlimited access to advice, information and face-to-face counselling support, where appropriate. 24/7 - 365
  • Occupational sick pay - Enhanced above the statutory minimum
  • Occupational maternity, paternity and adoption pay - Enhanced above the statutory minimum
  • Child Care Vouchers - Enabling NI savings to be made on child care costs
  • Eye Care Vouchers - Free eye tests and if needed specifically for VDU work, a contribution towards glasses
  • Hearing Tests - Free hearing tests for employees working in our Kennels
  • Dogalogue 10% discount - All employees are entitled to a 10 per cent discount on orders from the Guide Dogs charity catalogue¬†www.dogalogue.com

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