Permanent and Fixed-term RAD staff enjoy a range of benefits
- Bupa health cash plan
Employees join the Bupa health cash plan 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. The RAD also offers an extra birthday day off to all permanent and fixed-term employees!
- 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 of service.
Employees are entitled to discounts on purchases from the Royal Academy of Dance Enterprises Ltd and RAD Dance School.
- 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).
- Cycle to Work
Employees are able to purchase bicycles and safety equipment through a cycle to work scheme.
- Wellbeing initiatives
Book club, Crafts club, Pilates and a variety of dance classes.
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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