Permanent RAD staff enjoy a range of benefits
- Bupa health cash plan
Employees join the Bupa health cash plan scheme after six months service.
- Cycle to Work
Employees are able to purchase bicycles and safety equipment through a cycle to work scheme.
Employees are entitled to discounts on purchases from the Royal Academy of Dance Enterprises Ltd and RAD Dance School.
- Flexible working scheme
With the consent of their line manager, employees may start work at any time between 08.00 – 10.00 (Monday – Friday) and finish any time between 16.00 – 18.00 (Monday – Thursday) and 16.00 – 17.30 (Friday).
- Group pension
All employees are eligible to join the RAD’s contributory pension scheme.
- Teachers’ pension
The teachers’ pension scheme is available to academic employees in the Faculty of Education.
- Life Assurance
Employees join the Life Assurance scheme after six months service.
Employees receive 25 days paid holiday per year (pro rata if working part-time), plus public holidays. The holiday calendar runs from 1 January – 31 December.
- Interest-free season ticket loan
Employees who have passed their probationary period may request an interest-free loan for a work-related purchase (e.g. annual season ticket or training) – (permanent staff).
- Wellbeing initiatives
‘Fruitful Monday’, staff choir, book club, crafts club, Pilates and street dance class.
Membership of an employee online platform which gives employees perks and discounts on a range of high street shops, restaurants and other outlets.
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