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Why work for Crisis?

We have a range of benefits available for staff on our standard terms and conditions of employment and some of these are also available to staff on other types of contracts.  

Time off

Generous leave arrangements including:

  • 28 days annual leave increasing to 31 days after four years’ service (plus public holidays)
  • Option to purchase up to 10 additional days leave
  • Up to three days leave to volunteer for Crisis or another organisation
  • Paid carers and compassionate leave


  • Hybrid working (role dependant)
  • Employee assistance programme  including access to counselling services
  • Free subscription to Headspace  
  • Discounts on gym memberships  
  • Physical Health Support - a weekly program of live fitness events you can participate in that can fit around your working schedule
  • Health Cash Plan by monthly subscription - you can claim back the costs of dental or optician appointments, physiotherapy, osteopathy, hospital stays and online discounts including cinema tickets and groceries.


  • Contributory pension scheme – employer contribution 8.5%, employee contribution 2.5% with the option of contributing via salary sacrifice
  • Interest free loan for a rent deposit
  • Interest free loan to purchase a season ticket or bike
  • Non-contributory group life assurance scheme (up to four times annual salary)
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, shared parental and adoption pay
  • Enhanced sick pay scheme.


We believe that investment in our staff to develop their skills is essential in order to continue providing high quality support to our members. We provide:

  • Training for role related duties e.g., training in how to use systems
  • Generic skills training to, these contribute towards personal development
  • Short courses which includes developing skills and knowledge relevant to role
  • On the job training, mentoring and work shadowing
  • On demand digital learning
  • Instructor lead workshops, – covering a range of topics from mental health to communication skills
  • Study leave (up to five days per year) if you carry out a qualification relevant to your role at Crisis.

staff networks

Staff networks

Our employees lead five networks promoting diversity at Crisis. They provide support for their participants and influence our culture and policies. They are:

  • Black, Asian and Ethnic staff network
  • Disability Awareness network
  • Lived Experience (of homelessness) network
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer/Questioning + network
  • Women’s network

Current vacancies

All of our current vacancies are listed on Crisis Jobs online. Register to save your details and get email alerts.

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Contact us

If you have any questions, please contact the Talent Acquisition team by emailing for further information or support.