Benefits of working for RNIB

One of the biggest benefits of working for RNIB is in knowing that the hours you spend at work make a difference to people’s lives. At RNIB we are ending the isolation of sight loss and the work that you do will contribute to our success.

Other benefits

Competitive salary

We offer competitive salaries which are benchmarked against similar organisations and are reviewed annually. All staff receive a minimum of the living wage.

Excellent pension schemes

RNIB offers a range of generous pension scheme plans with varying amounts that you and RNIB contribute, with schemes offering a 6% employee contribution and 12.9% employer contribution.

Generous holiday entitlement

Our holiday entitlement starts at 25 days per year plus bank holidays which increases with service. Part-time employees receive a pro-rata entitlement.

Assistance with travel costs

We also offer our employees interest-free season ticket loans for rail and bus travel and car parking, following 6 months of employment.

In-house training and development opportunities

At RNIB we understand the value of developing our employees’ skills and knowledge. Therefore, we invest a lot of resources every year in order to offer our staff a wide range of in-house training and development opportunities, including the opportunity to apply for interest-free loans for external job related training. 

Gym membership

Staff members can also benefit from corporate membership rates at Fitness First.

Free eye tests for all staff members

All RNIB staff are entitled to a regular eye test, paid for by the organization.

Employee Assistance Programme

RNIB also offers free of charge an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) Helpline, which is confidential and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to all RNIB employees, their immediate family members (living in the same household) and dependent children.

Flexible working arrangements

We offer a wide range of flexible working hours, including flexi-time and time off in lieu for many posts.    

Childcare benefits

If you have children, we can offer access to a government approved employee benefit offered by Childcare-Plus, that allows you to receive part of your salary free of Tax and National Insurance saving you money. 

Cycle to Work scheme

RNIB offer the Cycle2work/Cycleplus scheme to all employees providing the opportunity to purchase a new bike with a tax saving.

Discounts at high street stores, food and leisure outlets

RNIB have teamed up with Xexec, a leading organisation offering employee discounts, which are made available to staff on a weekly basis. Xexec have also introduced a new cashback programme allowing staff to earn up to 12 per cent cashback from hundreds of leading brands.

RNIB really is a great place to work. Take a look at our current vacancies to join us and be part of our success.

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