Rewards and benefits

We truly value the work our people do and like to show our appreciation with a range of benefits and rewards:

Health benefits package

Funded by SJOG and provided by Birmingham Hospital Saturday Fund (BHSF), you can benefit from reimbursements on healthcare costs - dental and optician costs for example, and there is access to a GP helpline 24/7.

Health benefits

Discount service

Working within social care, you are eligible to register for a ‘Blue Light Card’ which gives you access to both on line and high street savings with retailers, restaurants and cinemas and on weekend getaways, insurance and phones to name a few.

33 day’s annual leave

Our generous 33 day’s annual leave includes public and bank holidays and is pro rata to your number of contracted hours.

Buying and selling leave scheme

We’ve recently introduced this to help you increase or decrease your leave at times when you need flexibility.

Employee assistance programme

This offers a wealth of advice and support on: legal, family, relationships, money and health. Totally confidential and available 24/7.

Savings and loan scheme

SJOG has partnered with Darlington Credit Union to provide a saving and loan scheme where payments are deducted straight from your salary, and also a financial advice service.

Rewards and benefits

On-going training and development

We’ll invest in your professional and personal development which includes mandatory training and specialist areas of training to benefit you and the service you work in. We also offer specialised accredited training through our Ministry of Hospitality Academy.

Auto-enrolment pension

Retirement may seem a long way off for some people but our pension plan helps people save for their future with an employer contributory scheme.

Mental health first aiders

We recognise the importance of good mental health and are training colleagues to be first aiders in mental health in the same way we have physical first aiders.

Refer a friend reward scheme

Our ‘Talent Spotters’ scheme can earn you £400 if you refer someone to work for SJOG and they complete their probation.

Enhanced maternity and paternity package

At SJOG we offer an enhanced maternity and paternity package paying above statutory levels to support you when you may most need it.

Cycle to work scheme

We have signed up with two providers to offers cycle to work schemes enabling you to buy bikes with great savings.

Cycle to work scheme

Discounted bus travel

As part of the Arriva Bus Travel Scheme, colleagues can save up to 20%.

Flexibility of work patterns

A good work and home life balance is very important and to support this we offer flexibility of work patterns wherever possible.

Annual performance reviews

We want our colleagues to feel supported and valued in their day to day work and this time offers a learning environment that enables people to evaluate their practice and plan for future development.

You will be LOVED!

‘LOVED’ is taking the values we talk about and making sure that we are Living Our Values Every Day. We want to make sure that all the people who work for us are treated well and know what hospitality, compassion and respect look and feel like, so that we can embody this in our everyday work with the people we support.