We attract, develop and retain the best talent because it’s our people who set us apart.
We know that a new job isn’t just about your first day in the office. We want you to feel part of Alzheimer’s Research UK and our dedication to bringing about life-changing treatments for dementia from the moment you are offered the job. That’s why we provide a comprehensive induction process, helping you to understand the role that each team plays within the charity and how vital you are in making breakthroughs possible in dementia research.
Alzheimer’s Research UK would not be able to achieve its vision without the talent and dedication of its employees. It is important to us that every member of the team feels their career is being invested in and knows their voice is being heard. This is why we encourage employee development and work with employees to identify opportunities to grow and achieve their ambitions. We ensure that all of our employees feel connected to our cause, with updates and talks available from employees, supporters, scientists and volunteers.
We also offer the following benefits:
|25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays, pro-rated for new starters, part time and annualised hour employees.|
|Option to buy up to 5 additional days leave per year, pro-rated for new starters, part-time and annualised hour employees.|
|For every 3, 6 and 9 years worked, employees will receive 1 additional day’s leave (loyalty days), pro-rated for part-time and annualised hour employees.|
|35 hours per week, 7 hours per day, Monday to Friday. ARUK offers you flexibility on the times at which you work your 7 hours per day subject to the requirements of your role and business needs with the ability to split your time working from your home address and working from ARUK’s office.|
|5% employer contribution into the pension scheme with an employee contribution of 4%. Employees can opt to increase their personal contribution at any time.|
|Access to an Employee Assistance Programme which is designed to support employees and family members on dealing with problems that may be adversely impacting their work/home life, health and general wellbeing.|
|Private medical health insurance including the offer of a yearly medical health check.|
|Income protection insurance and life insurance.|
|Cycle to work scheme.|
|Payment of professional membership fees.|
|Access to Granta Park gym and exercise classes.|
|Access to two restaurants in Granta Park.|
|Access to Granta Park commuter bus from Cambridge or Whittlesford Parkway train stations.|
|Free tea/coffee facilities throughout the office.|
Alzheimer’s Research UK has been recognised as an outstanding place to work.
Great on site facilities
Take advantage of on site facilities including: commuter buses, gym, showers, employee kitchens, restaurants, sports field, childcare, woodland walks, farmers market, park events and other social activities.