Benefits of Working for Us

We have a great range of benefits available to all employees who work for us.

We have a great range of benefits in place to help us recruit and retain the right people to support delivery of our targets and provide an excellent service to our customers and residents.

We have a real commitment to the training and development of our staff, a generous annual leave provision, the option to join an attractive pension scheme, and a genuine understanding of the need for our team members to get the right work/life balance.

Some of the benefits of working for Plus Dane include:

Personal development

Plus Dane is committed to the continuous training and development of its employees.  We encourage a learning organisation culture and support a range of training and development opportunities for employees including:

  • A comprehensive in house training programme 

  • Attendance at specialist seminars

  • Professional development including qualifications

  • Job shadowing and other work based development

Equal opportunities

Plus Dane Group is an equal opportunities employer and will treat all applicants for employment and employees equally regardless of sex, ethnic origin, race, age, sexual orientation, religion or disability.

 

Occupational health and wellbeing services

We have a comprehensive occupational health and well-being service which includes provision of physiotherapy, a counselling service, free eye tests and health awareness sessions.  Sick pay entitlement is also generous, giving up to six months full and six months half pay after one years’ service.

Give as you earn scheme

We support many charities through various organised activities, also operate a 'Give As You Earn' scheme, where deductions are taken from your gross salary and given to a charity of the your choice.

Work life balance provisions

We have good flexible working provisions in place consisting of compassionate leave, maternity/paternity leave, family leave, job sharing, special leave, unpaid sabbaticals, jury service leave and on occasions home working. Our flexible working policies will also enable you to manage both work and personal commitments.

Travel pass loans

All permanent staff, after completion of a successful probationary period, are eligible for a travel pass loan (subject to availability).

Cycle to work scheme

Our cycle to work scheme can save you between 25%-39% on bikes and accessories as a tax-free benefit.

Refreshments

Refreshments are free for all employees, with water machines, tea and coffee available in all offices.

Location 

Your post will be based at one of our locations in either Merseyside or Cheshire.  Some travel may be required as part of the role and some posts work across both Merseyside and Cheshire. The location of your post will be stated in the relevant job advert.

Essential car users / Casual users 

Posts advertised as Essential Car Users will be paid an allowance of £1,100 per annum.  Casual / Essential users can claim £0.45p per mile.  

 

Annual leave provision 

Full time annual leave allowance is 25 days per annum (pro rata for part-time staff).  Annual leave is calculated on an individual leave year running from your start date.  One day extra leave will be given for each year of service up to a maximum of 5 days (pro rata for part time staff). Plus Bank Holidays and three days concessionary leave taken at Christmas.