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In order to achieve and maintain the highest standards of student and customer satisfaction, we seek to recruit the highest calibre of staff and to recognise and reward their efforts in distinctive ways:

Employee Benefits

  • Annual leave - a generous allowance, including two extra privilege holidays at Christmas;
  • Childcare e-voucher scheme through AppleChildcare (;
  • Competitive salary and benefits package;
  • Cultural activities - subsidised tickets for a range of events on campus, such as the annual Science and Literature Festivals, attracting high profile speakers;
  • Environmental awareness - an Environmental Task Force and Go 4 Green initiatives, together with an active involvement in the UK's first proposed carbon neutral village in Cheshire;
  • Family-friendly policies;
  • Free eye tests for staff who use display screen equipment;
  • Nursery facilities - University-run and Ofsted inspected;
  • Occupational maternity and paternity provisions;
  • Occupational sick pay scheme;
  • Parking - FREE, with a permit scheme in operation;
  • Pensions - membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, the Teachers' Pension Scheme or the Higher Education Defined Contribution Scheme.
  • Special leave entitlements and dependants' leave, to help you cope with caring or emergency commitments;
  • Trade unions - recognition agreements with Unison and UCU for the purposes of consultation and negotiation;
  • Work environment - pleasantly laid-out campuses, with award-winning landscaping;
  • Work/life balance initiatives, including a range of flexible working options and opportunities for job share.
  • Employee Handbook