It’s great news you’re considering joining our friendly and passionate team at Bath Cats and Dogs Home.
Choose a career with us and you’ll see first-hand the incredible difference you can make to an animal’s life every day. Plus, you’ll also be doing great things for your professional development as we’ll give you all the training and support you need to thrive.
Below you’ll find all the staff benefits we offer when you work with us.
Holiday – When you join us, you will receive 20 days’ holiday a year (excluding public holidays). After two years’ service this increases to 22 days, after three years to 24 days and after four years to 25 days. Holiday is pro-rata for part-time roles.
Workplace pension – With Evolve Pensions, we contribute on an all-earnings basis (set 3) which means if you set aside 4% we will contribute a further 3%.
Health plan – We are a member of the health insurance specialist HSF. We pay the basic fee, with an opportunity for staff to increase personal cover to suit. This includes a cash back scheme on everyday health care such as dentist or optician costs. We are also part of the Specsavers Corporate Eyecare scheme.
Sickness – Paid sickness absence is equivalent of two working weeks per year.
Parental leave – This is aligned to Government guidelines.
Pet care discount - Our on-site Vet Suite can arrange discounted vaccinations, flea and worm treatment for your own pets. Staff also receive a discount on Pet Plan insurance.
Cycle to work scheme – We are signed up to the national Cyclescheme initiative, which essentially allows you to pay for a bike monthly from your wages before tax. It can work out to save you between 32-42% on the retail price. » Click here for more details on the Cyclescheme website.
HSF Perkbox membership - Giving you discounts on high street shops and services.
Bath Cats and Dogs Home (RSPCA Bath and District Branch) wholeheartedly supports the principle of equal opportunities in employment and opposes all forms of unfair discrimination on the grounds of colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion or belief, age or disability.
We aim to create a diverse workforce where all individuals are treated with dignity and respect. We believe it is in the Home's best interests and those who work within it, to recognise the value of each individual and to combat prejudice, stereotyping and harassment.
Every possible step will be taken to ensure that individuals are treated equally and fairly and that decisions on recruitment, selection, training and development, pay and promotion are based solely on objective and job related criteria.
We will monitor the composition of the workforce, our policies and procedures to ensure that the equal opportunities policy statement is being properly implemented.