Our Benefits

We provide the opportunity for all colleagues to progress their career with us, through bespoke internal and external training courses, and offer a wide range of employee benefits. Additionally, we now pay UK Real Living Wage to all of our colleagues. This means that our starting rate for any qualified level 3 practitioner is at least £10 an hour. 

  • Potential for an annual tax-free cash bonus as an employee-owner (£1500 paid to colleagues in January 2022*)
  • Cash rewards for going ‘Beyond Expectation’
  • Annual awards event, staff conferences and nursery achievement celebrations
  • Qualification reward payments up to £700
  • Gym, restaurant and cinema discounts
  • Family fun day with free tickets to top UK attractions
  • 50% childcare discount from day one
  • To welcome you on board a tree will be planted for you in a Madagascan rainforest
  • Unlimited £1000 recommend a friend scheme
  • Christmas savings club with 3% interest
  • Enhanced holiday allowance
  • Ofsted ‘outstanding’ inspection dinner and payment

*bonus is paid pro-rata based on hours worked within year

Childbase is committed to providing a healthy working environment for all employees. We recognise that your mental and physical health contributes to your overall wellbeing and happiness at work. We therefore offer:

Employee Assistance Programme – This service, provided by Carefirst, is a confidential, professional telephone counselling service which provides immediate emotional support, advice and practical information, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Where required employees can also access face to face counselling sessions.

 Access to our Occupational Health provider, Lincoln Occupational Health – This service is used to support employees within their role and their personal life.

 Private Medical Scheme which includes dental and optical cover (up to £180) – Employees with over 3 years’ service can join for free and those with less than 3 years’ service can pay a reduced/subsidised fee to become a member.

 Hardship Fund – The purpose of the Hardship Fund is to assist employees who have found themselves in financial difficulties due to something that has happened unexpectedly which has been out of their control. An employee can submit a confidential application to the Childbase Hardship Fund Committee to request a loan if they find themselves in this position.

 Salary Advance – We recognise in emergency situations that our people may require an advance of their salary in order to help them financially.

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Training & Progression

See our comprehensive training calendar and progression opportunities

Employee Ownership

Find out what employee ownership means to our colleagues and what it would mean to you

Our Career Opportunities

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