Benefits of working at Yorkshire Cancer Research

Your working week

- a standard working week of 37 hours with the offer of flexible working arrangements where possible

Your time away

- 25 days annual leave with an additional day awarded for each full year of service up to a maximum of five extra days (pro-rata for part-time employees)

- family and parental leave options including enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave as well as compassionate leave and dependents leave.

Your financial future

- a contributory pension scheme

- a salary exchange scheme

- a life assurance scheme

Your professional development

- we have developed our own training package, The Learning Hub, to increase job satisifaction and workplace skills. A range of highly immersive and interactive sessions delivered by external experts provides the opportunity to bring new dimensions to individual roles. The Learning Hub is available for every role at every level.

- every team member has a full subscription to LinkedIn Learning. This video-based platform can be used for both professional and personal learning, tailored to your job role and individual goals.

Your wellbeing

- our Employee Assistance Programme offers a range of support services such as a 24/7 helpline, an online health portal and structured face-to-face counselling

- regular sessions such as pilates, yoga and mindfulness take place in our offices or are offered virtually. We also hold regular step challenges and other fitness events

- every September we hold a wellbeing week with a range of sessions focusing on your mental and physical health, plus some treats and challenges too

- a private medical insurance option for employees and family members is available after three months service