A great place to work

“One of the best things about working at Prostate Cancer UK is the people. Everyone is so passionate and play a part in helping to achieve our strategy of taming prostate cancer in 10 years. They’re all really friendly and there are lots of opportunities to volunteer at events and meet new people.”

- - Philippa Bell, Senior Designer

Benefits we offer

Time off

We offer all of our staff 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays.

Once you’ve completed five years’ service, you can apply for a sabbatical.

 

Wellbeing

Agile and flexible working

Where we can accommodate it, we invite our staff to work flexibly. You can vary your location, working hours and days to help you achieve your best performance and a good work/life balance.

Our core working hours are 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday, unless otherwise agreed.

We have adopted agile working in our London office, so most of our staff hot desk each day.

Employee assistance programme

Through our independent provider, we offer a free, confidential telephone service for everyone in our team, their spouse/partner and any children under the age of 21 living at home. This service offers guidance on a wide range of topics such as money management, legal queries, stress, domestic matters, bereavement, emotional problems and more.

Discounted gym membership

We’ve teamed up with Fitness First to offer a great 50% discount on multi-gym membership. Our closest gym – Cottons London Bridge – is one of only a small number of premier gyms offering a wide range of facilities and is just a minute from our London office; or you can use any of their 45 other locations in London.

 

Financial

Pensions

  • If you pay 3%, we will pay 5%
  • If you pay 4%, we will pay 6%
  • If you pay 5%, we will pay 7%

One Pension Consultancy, our independent pension advisor, can also offer free, confidential advice about individual pension queries.

Season ticket loan

Pay off the cost of an annual rail travel card through deductions from your salary each month, interest free.

Cycle to work scheme

You can buy a new bike and pay it off in monthly instalments through deductions from your salary (up to £1000).

And that's not all...

  • Life assurance: 3 x annual salary
  • Free income protection scheme
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity & adoption pay
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Benefits portal offering discounts for high street shops

 

Career development

As a member of our team, you’ll be doing everything you can to help us tame prostate cancer. And we’ll be doing everything we can to support you every step of the way. We’re committed to helping all of our staff develop their skills and reach their full potential.

From face-to-face training to secondments and volunteering – you’ll have all the opportunities you need to make the right moves for you. With one third of our vacancies filled internally, our record speaks for itself. 

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