What benefits do British Red Cross people get?

At the British Red Cross, we want our people to feel valued and rewarded for the work that they do helping people in crisis. We offer a generous benefits package that supports growth, well-being and a work/life balance that will help you thrive.  

  • 36 days annual leave (including bank holidays) plus the opportunity to purchase 5 days extra leave. We recognize that you work hard and want you to have much-needed time off to recharge.

  • Training and development opportunities – We understand that progressing and gaining new knowledge and skills is essential and will help you grow your career with us. We offer a comprehensive package of courses available for learning, as well as apprenticeships, internships, internal mobility opportunities, and funding for external learning opportunities to help you be your best. You’ll be fully supported by your manager when undertaking learning pursuits.

  • As an organisation based on the foundations of kindness and helping others, we’re not just paying lip service when we say that our people’s health and well-being matter. That’s why services like our Employee Assistance Programme is there to offer support 24/7 to those who need someone to talk to. You’ll also have free access to the Headspace app and the Health Assured app.

  • Our pension scheme helps you to feel secure in the knowledge you can look forward to a comfortable, happy retirement.

  • Discounts, we all like them! You’ll be eligible for a Blue Light Card, which offers hundreds of discounts at retailers, shops, and restaurants.

  • Cycle to Work Scheme – Get a new bike through salary contribution and save money! It could also help you get fit too.

  • With our season ticket loans, we’ll provide an interest-free loan to spread out the cost of your commute to work.

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