Maureen Kearney, 76, (middle) with local firefighters and other support group members from BallycastleMaureen Kearney, 76, (middle) with local firefighters and other support group members from BallycastleMaureen Kearney, 76, (middle) with local firefighters and other support group members from Ballycastle

Working with Concern (UK)

Working with Concern (UK)

Joining Concern is rewarding in more ways than one. You will feel like you're part of something big, and you'll be making a difference. Plus, when you join our organisation you'll be entitled to a range of benefits.

Who we are

Your Benefits

When you join Concern (UK) you will be entitled to a range of benefits.

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Annual leave

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  • You will be entitled to 25 days’ annual leave, pro-rated for part-time employees,
  • 3 additional days’ paid leave between Christmas and New Year, and other leave to avail of to attend to family and domestic matters in line with our Other Leave policy.
  • Concern has an annual leave purchase scheme, which will enable you to purchase up to an additional 5 days annual leave per holiday year.
  • There is enhanced parental leave pay subject to qualification.
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Penions

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Season ticket loan

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Cycle scheme

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Life assurance

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Your wellbeing

We put our staff wellbeing at the top of our priorities, which is why we have a number of things in place to ensure your mental and physical health is being looked after, and that you have a good work-life balance.

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Flexible working

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We have a Flexible Working policy in place which offers staff a degree of flexibility to organise their working time so that they can achieve a better work-life balance.

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Access to the Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

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Eye care

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Your development

Your development matters to us. That's why we offer a range of opportunities, as well as support from the minute you start working with us.

  • Our induction programme is there to ensure you get to know Concern Worldwide and its people, policies and processes. It is the beginning of your development at Concern (UK), and certainly not the last.
  • We have a dedicated Learning and Development department that also supports our employees in their development which includes line management training and a leadership programme.
  • We have an e-learning site called Learn365. E-learning has been identified as a vital tool in delivering training and knowledge across our global workforce and it allows staff to develop in their roles. On it, you can access training from French to IT to how to look after yours, and others, mental wellbeing.
  • We also offer a range of learning opportunities, from our appraisal process to a dedicated training budget and study leave to allow our employees to achieve their full potential.

Your social needs

We have a social committee who organises fun events for staff. Previous events and initiatives have included: bring and share lunches, book clubs and movie nights. These events offer a great way to be social with your colleagues.

We also have opportunities to fundraise and get involved with challenges for Concern. Every year we have a number of employees who get involved with events such as the London Marathon and the London Triathlon.

Our values

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