Why work with us

Livability is committed to supporting you to progress successfully in your role. Your learning and development is a crucial part of this. 

Livability defines itself as a ‘learning organisation’, which means we will invest in supporting you with your career and personal development. In addition to a friendly working environment and support to develop, we offer the following benefits: 

  • Competitive salaries
  • ‘On the job’ training
  • Training for professional qualifications
  • Pension scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Generous annual leave entitlements
  • Season ticket loan
  • The Employee Assistance Programme

 

We develop and grow our staff

 

Awards and schemes

  • Achievement awards for frontline staff: This scheme is targeted at frontline workers who have successfully completed 24 months of service with Livability and are demonstrating our values on a day-to-day basis.  
  • Career Pathway reward: This scheme is targeted at frontline staff in our school, college and services, who have worked for Livability for more than one year. It’s aimed at those who are adding extra value in the workplace and are committed to learning and development through a defined career pathway.
  • The Long Service Award: This scheme is for all staff and recognises commitment tied to service duration.
  • The Annual Staff Award: This scheme is for all staff and recognises achievement in various categories. Our staff reps, working with our Executive Leadership Team and Trustees, are responsible for nominating and selecting winners.
  • The Livability Achievement Scheme: A one-off lump sum payment made to staff in recognition of their added value to the charity.
  • The Recommend a Friend Scheme: Receive up to £250 by referring a friend to Livability.
  • Golden Hello scheme for new staff: For enabling support workers joining our critical services and qualified nurses who join our team, we thank you as follows:
    – New enabling support workers in critical services will receive £500 at six months and another £500 at twelve months.
    – Qualified nurses will receive £1000 at six months and another £1000 at twelve months.

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