Rewards & Benefits

Our rewards don't just come in the form of the usual benefits - though you get plenty of those:

  • Competitive salary
  • Between 20 and 35 days holiday (depending on your type of role), 47 days for academic positions, plus bank holidays
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme (for support staff)
  • A career average pension scheme
  • Life assurance for pension scheme members
  • Time to Talk - a 24 hour confidential telephone helpline for counselling, information and support.
  • Christmas Club savings scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Free membership for our onsite gyms
  • Fit for Life health and wellbeing programme of events
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Salary sacrifice schemes for Go North East and Metro travel
  • Botanica salon discounts
  • Employee Volunteering Scheme
  • Online employee discount scheme
  • Reduced cost Microsoft software
  • Discounted Bupa health care
  • Discounted legal services
  • Book, DVD and CD lending service
  • Gateshead College Course Loan Scheme
  • Costco wholesale membership entitlement

National lockdown

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