Our benefits

We offer multiple and generous benefits to employees.

Benefits we offer

You can find a very rewarding career with Cruse Bereavement Support in a wide variety of roles. As well as knowing you are part of a team that is providing vital support to people going through one of the most painful times in life, we offer multiple and generous benefits to employees.

Pension scheme

Group Personal Pension Scheme

    • Total 10% contribution (based on qualifying earnings)
    • Employee contribution 4% and tax relief of 1%
    • Cruse Bereavement Support contribution 5%

 Annual Leave

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays increasing with length of service (pro rata for part time)
  • After 5 years’ service increasing by one day per annum to a maximum of 30 days (pro rata for part time)
  • 3 additional days off between Christmas and New Year

Company Sick Pay Scheme

Generous sick pay scheme rising with length of service

Life Insurance

Death in service benefits provided (5 x salary)

Income Protection

Income protection insurance in case of illness

Training & Professional Development

  • All staff are given a 1 day bereavement training session after they have joined
  • First contact training provided to all those who are client facing
  • Mandatory training provided
  • Professional development available
  • Clinical supervision for roles with client contact

Additional benefits

  • WE CARE employee support including
    • 24/7 on line GP
    • Mental health counselling
    • Get fit programmes
    • Legal & financial guidance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Excellent bereavement leave provisions
  • Optical care – eye test and £60 towards glasses for Display Screen Equipment use
  • Enhanced Maternity: 12 weeks full pay
    (subject to eligibility)
  • Enhanced Paternity: 2 weeks full pay
    (subject to eligibility)
  • Time off to care for dependents: 5 days
    full pay per year (discretionary)