Why work for us - Maggie's Centres

Why work for us


We continually strive to cultivate a positive, exciting work environment where all staff can enjoy a rewarding career.  

Find out more about how we will help you settle into your new role, gain a greater understanding of what we do and the rewarding benefits we offer.


Benefits we offer

In addition to the opportunity to be part of a dynamic, growing organisation, staff will benefit from a competitive salary plus: 

  • 27 days annual leave plus 9 bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time staff)
  • Annual leave rises to 28 days after two years’ service, 29 days after three years’ service and 30 days after 5 years’ service (pro-rata for part-time staff)
  • A generous sick-leave allowance that provides full salary for 13 weeks followed by a further 39 weeks at 75% of salary
  • Free one-to-one financial advice through our Independent Financial Advisor
  • Three paid days in any calendar year in the event that you need to take emergency leave for Carers responsibilities. 
  • Option to apply for Bike Loan, Travel Card Loan and Ride to Work scheme  
  • NHS and SPPA pension holders can apply for continuation of their current pension and death in service scheme
  • For all other staff we operate a pension scheme through Aegon and a death in service scheme of four times salary is available for Aegon pension members
  • A unique, experiential induction week based in one of our centres
  • A buddy assigned to all new staff for extra support during your first 12 weeks in post
  • A structured, year-round performance review process focused on developing you in your current role and exploring opportunities for the future

Equality and inclusion

We believe in equal opportunities for all staff.

We make sure that no member of staff or job applicant is treated less favourable because of their sex, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or philosophical belief, disability, gender identity/reassignment, marital status, family circumstance or age; or be disadvantaged by conditions or requirements that are not justified.

We value the diversity of our workforce and aim to give all staff the same opportunities. When decisions are made about staff (including selection, grading, training, promotion and setting terms and conditions of employment) we will make sure they are not discriminated against for any reason. 

It is important to us that our staff, volunteers and people who use our programme of support and those who financially support Maggie’s are treated with dignity and respect at all times while involved with Maggie’s.


Your induction

Before you begin your new role at Maggie's, you'll spend time in one of our centres across the UK – it's a very important part of joining our organisation.

You'll spend a week observing, participating in classes, hearing from staff and chatting at the kitchen table with the people who come to us for cancer support.

When you start your new role, you'll have an orientation week where your line manager and colleagues support you as you get settled in to your new role. 

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