Employee benefits

Brooke employees enjoy a competitive benefits package tailored to suit a wide range of people.

The people

Working alongside our passionate and dedicated staff is one of the main attractions of working at Brooke. Staff here are experts in their field, which contributes to informal learning and knowledge  sharing opportunities across the organisation.

Pay and pension

  • Annual review of salary in line with cost of living allowance
  • Three percent employer pension contribution, rising to eight percent after one year
  • Biennial salary benchmarking
  • Staff award for recognising outstanding performance

Competitive benefits package

Health and wellbeing benefits

  • BUPA health cash plan
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Life assurance/death in service benefit
  • Income protection
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Eye care vouchers

Family friendly benefits

  • Childcare vouchers
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption and paternity leave
  • Shared parental leave

Travel benefits

  • Season ticket loan
  • Travel insurance (for work-related travel)
  • Vaccinations and security training (for work-related travel)

Work life balance

  • 25 days' annual leave and all eight bank holidays
  • Option to buy/sell up to five days of annual leave a year
  • Flexible working
  • Time off in lieu

Professional development

  • Relevant professional membership
  • Professional development salary sacrifice (employee can salary sacrifice to pay for further education if directly linked to their role)
  • Funding for relevant external training
  • Study leave
  • Education visits (trips overseas to countries of operation if you don't get the chance to travel through work)
  • Secondments, coaching and mentoring opportunities
  • Overseas travel (if required)
  • Share and learn – lunchtime workshop sessions run by staff
  • Performance management process, including Brooke competency framework, one-to-ones, mid-year reviews and appraisals

Office location and facilities

  • Centrally located (three minutes' walk from Southwark tube and five minutes' walk from Waterloo)
  • Showers on site
  • Cycle racks
  • Well equipped kitchen
  • Spacious office and desks
  • Reputable local nurseries within walking distance

Organised social activities

  • Summer and Christmas parties
  • Book club
  • On-site massage
  • On-site yoga classes
  • Pub visits
  • Organised walks
  • Fundraising events

Have your say

Brooke does not recognise unions but we do have a staff consultation group which meets every quarter. Members discuss queries on behalf of staff which they take to management where necessary.