Salary and leave

  • By paying you a competitive salary – based on defined job roles and grades.
  • By giving you a really competitive paid holiday allowance- minimum 29 days (pro-rata) plus public/bank holidays
  • By supporting you and welcoming new additions to your family – flexible maternity, adoption and paternity packages
  • By giving you a pension – we have a contribution scheme that matches a maximum of 7% employee and 7% employer contributions which includes a death in service benefit.
  • By recognising your continuous service – new Action for Children employees may have their service recognised from their previous employer in certain circumstances.  This will mean you will have an enhanced length of service benefit within certain internal schemes.


By having money saving offers and schemes which include:
• Salary sacrifice pension arrangement
• Salary sacrifice childcare vouchers
• Salary Sacrifice cycle to work scheme
• Season ticket travel loans – interest free and repayable in monthly instalments
• Access to our retail discounts website ‘My Savings’


By providing you with support to do your job 

• Independent confidential telephone counselling and advice service
• Discounted healthcare provision: Comprehensive health cover with premiums to suit most pockets and needs
• Equality & Diversity (engagement forums): Individuals from the organisation are invited to become employee ambassadors
• We have a recognised agreement with two unions: Unite and Unison


By giving you even more benefits

We’ll pay for your eye tests if you use screens as part of your job and contribute towards your glasses
We give you the chance to job share and have flexible working. We are big believers on a healthy work/life balance and have policies and practices for you
We’ll support your development from day one through to continuing professional development (CPD).