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Working for Kangaroos

Kangaroos has a host of benefits for staff and volunteers. Take a browse at our staff benefits and vacancies below.

Working Hours 

Our sessional staff have control over the hours they work, with no minimum amount of hours required*. Our clubs operate on weekends, evening and in school holidays and staff can choose their working hours to fit their schedules.

Training and Experience

 Our staff have access to regular free training including Medication Administration, Safeguarding, First Aid, Epilepsy and Complex Medical Needs. 

Our staff can expand their skill set whilst working with us, with opportunities to work with children and adults with a range of disabilities and complex needs including challenging behvaiour and medical needs. 

Refer a friend

Receive a £25 voucher when a friend you have referred completes their induction and a minimum of 20 hours.

Discounts 

Access to deals and discounts at multiple online and high street stores where you can save money on tech, finance, travel, fashion & beauty via https://www.charityworkerdiscounts.com/ (sign up is free!)

Pension

The Charity operates a group personal pension scheme with NEST. All eligible employees are automatically enrolled from their first date of service, once they reach the qualifying earnings. The qualifying earnings are based on total salary. The statutory minimum contribution from 2023/24 is 5% employer and 5% employee contribution. Employees have the right to opt out of the scheme if they wish and both employer and employee contributions will cease.

 

Holiday Pay

You will accrue holiday pay at a rate of 12.07% per your hourly rate worked. This will be paid with your salary payment each quarter i.e Apr, July, October, January.

Sessional Staff

We are looking for casual workers to join our sessional staff team! The main role of our sessional staff is to support people with learning disabilities at our activity clubs, days out and residential trips. If you have a passion for caring and making a difference to the lives of others, then we want to hear from you! With competitive rates of pay, progression opportunities and flexible hours, Kangaroos is a great place to work this summer, and beyond! All experience levels are welcome. 


Interested? Send your CV to info@kangaroos.org.uk

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