Icon of a medalOur people are at the heart of everything we do.

As well as a competitive salary, we offer an attractive benefits package, including:

25 days annual leave

Plus bank holidays and one extra day of annual leave for every year of service, up to 30 days.

You will also receive two days paid Sports Leave and one day paid Volunteer Leave per annual leave year.

Pension scheme

Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) with UKAD paying its contributions, plus four per cent of your contributions on top of your basic salary.

Travel season ticket loan

Interest free!

Flexible working

Flexible start and finish times (start between 8am – 10am, finish between 4.15pm – 6.15pm).

Hybrid working

Hybrid working arrangement with two days in the office

Winter closure

Winter closure, between Christmas and New Year

Wellbeing half days

Quarterly wellbeing half days each year

Cycle to Work Scheme

A government initiative which allows employers to provide bikes and safety equipment to employees as a tax-free benefit.

Healthy Lifestyle Benefit

A recurring monthly allowance is available of up to £40 per month, per employee to use on activities that promote an active lifestyle such as gym membership, fitness classes/sessions, sports club memberships, race entries/fees, exercise equipment and mental wellbeing programmes to name but a few.

Family-friendly policies

Such as enhanced maternity and paternity leave, shared parental leave, parental leave and SMART working.

Eye care vouchers

Every two years employees can receive eye care vouchers on request, to be used as payment for an eye test at opticians.

Employee Assistance Programme

A confidential 24 hour a day, 7 day a week telephone service for employees that supports on issues including stress related problems, work pressures, financial issues, medical problems, family/marriage issues, psychological problems, legal issues and work related problems. In addition, our programme offers access to monthly webinars, and a dedicated website hosting a wide range of content, wellbeing resources and information.

Commitment to development

The professional and personal development of our employees is important to UKAD. We are committed to providing support and assistance to enable employees to take the initiative in managing your own career development in partnership with the organisation so you can reach your full potential.