Benefits of working with us
Join us and help deliver our ultimate ambition – to Beat Macular Disease! We are determined to end the fear and isolation of macular disease with world-class research and the best advice and support.
We're committed to creating a positive working culture for all our employees, as well as a good work-life balance.
Here are some of the benefits of working for Macular Society:
Equal Opportunity and Diversity
We are an equal opportunities employer, committed to finding the best person for the job. We value the diversity of staff and volunteers. We are a registered Disability Confident Committed employer.
Learning and development
Enabling staff to continuously develop is a key part of our charity's strategy. We offer a variety of in-house training, and we are currently developing an E-Learning platform where staff will have an opportunity to access a wide variety of courses offering both professional and personal development.
We offer 26 days' annual leave per annum plus recognised bank and public holidays. After completing 1 years’ service, staff get 1 additional day’s leave. Staff also have an option to buy up to 5 days of annual leave.
Society will make a pension contribution of 6% of salary through our pension scheme set up with The Pensions Trust. Employees will need to make a minimum contribution of 2% of salary.
Employee assistance programme
In addition to legal and financial advice, a free, confidential counselling service is available to all staff through our Employee Assistance Programme provided by Health Assured.