There are many reasons that you may want to work for Framework. Here are just a few of them.
Working for Framework in whatever way gives you the chance to make a visible difference to the lives of homeless and vulnerable people. From working directly with rough sleepers to helping vulnerable teenagers meet their potential, Framework offers a huge amount of job satisfaction.
Framework is committed to offering flexible working arrangements and part time opportunities to all its workers. We will do what we can to accommodate your circumstances by agreement with your line manager.
Framework takes career development very seriously and offers a comprehensive training package if it’s something you are interested in.
You can sign up to do professional qualifications such as an NVQ, or a Leadership Programme run with the Chartered Management Institute, which offers qualifications at different levels and it’s all paid for on your behalf by Framework.
Annual leave entitlement starts at 32 days a year, including Bank Holidays, rising by 1 day every two years to 37 days.
You can bank up to one week each year towards a short career break of up to 6 months in the future.
Your starting salary is based on 90% of the rate for the job. After you have completed your first year of service, your salary will rise to 95% and after 2 years to 100% In addition to this, Framework normally awards a cost of living increase each year on 1st April.
Childcare - Framework operates a scheme with Busy Bees to help you make savings on childcare of up to £1000 a year. You will also receive access to a range of discounts at more than 2000 retailers including all the major high street shops and supermarkets.
Cycle 2 Work - Employees can purchase bikes through the Cycle 2 Work scheme, which saves tax and national insurance on the cost of the bike.
Gym membership – Employees can get a discounted rate for a number of gyms throughout the East Midlands, including Nuffield Health, Fitness First, Bannantynes and Nottingham City Council Leisure.
Employee Assistance Programme
The Employee Assistance Programme is a FREE service for all employees and their family members, which can be accessed 24 hours, 7 days a week. It provides confidential support, counselling, advice and guidance on a wide range of personal and family issues.
During your first year of employment, if you are off sick you will receive 90% pay for one month. This rises to six months at 90% pay and six months at half pay after 6 years service.
Maternity, Paternity, Adoption and Parental Leave
Statutory maternity pay is enhanced to half your normal salary for the first six months of maternity leave. Paternity leave is full pay for 2 weeks. Adoption leave is also enhanced. Parental leave is in line with statutory rights.
Framework has a stakeholder scheme with Scottish Widows. You need to contribute a minimum of 1% of your salary and Framework will match your contribution up to a maximum of 5%.
If you pass away while employed by Framework, a nominated member of your family could receive three times your annual salary. This is subject to Trustee approval.