Benefits of Working at Certa

Some of the benefits of working at Certa include:

Flexible working times to fit the needs of the business and family circumstances;

Special Leave entitlements for dependant care, family support needs and booked hospital appointments;

Generous Annual Leave allocations set against industry standards;
Enhanced Maternity Pay and Paternity Pay, above statutory minima;

Paid Keep-in-Touch days for staff on Maternity or Paternity leave, at their agreement;

Free car-parking, when available;

Ability for staff to self-refer for grade enhancements when they feel they deserve it;

Free eye tests;

Subscriptions to an Employee Assistance Programme offering confidential and impartial information, guidance and support;

Significant number of fractional appointments to accommodate preferred working times;

Generous pension arrangements made available and promoted to all staff;

Pleasant office environment in which to work;

A Staff Forum to empower and enable staff to make suggestions for improvement;

Recognition of two Trades Unions to ensure employees' rights are upheld;

Return to work interviews for all staff following periods of absence to identify support needs;

Provisions to work at home where efficiencies can be identified and where the demands of the business allow it;

Competitive salaries, above the industry average for the charity sector;

Membership of professional bodies paid for individuals when it is appropriate for the role;

Involvement in sharing ideas which contribute to strategic planning through Cross Organisational Groups (COGS), functional area Team Meetings and Whole-team Meetings;

Regular briefing updates to keep you up-to-date with developments in your field;

Involvement in staff questionnaires to have your say in the company;

Identified support needs of staff are met to abide by our Disability Two Ticks Accreditation;

Generous payment of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) costs where external or internal training can support staff to continually improve their performance;

Study and exam leave entitlements;

Support and Supervision with members of the Senior Management Team and Annual Appraisals;

Concessionary annual leave days granted by the CEO in appropriate circumstances;

Identification of CPD needs as an integral part of the Support and Supervision process;