Benefits of working at South Staffs Water

I've seen a vacancy at South Staffs Water that I'm interested in. Are there any benefit schemes for employees?

Yes, there are. Here is what our employees are offered:

  • Free, secure, on site parking
  • Contributory pension scheme offering the option of contributing up to 6% of salary with the peace of mind that we will match any contributions made. Life assurance cover is also provided.
  • Employee rewards scheme
  • Excellence in Action awards - exceptional service and commitment by our employees is recognised and awarded through this scheme.
  • i2i - rewards staff innovation that leads to cost benefits to the company.
  • Retail and internet discounts for you and your family, plus the opportunity for employees to purchase computer equipment via monthly salary deduction over an agreed period.
  • Restaurant facilities (Walsall) - offering a wide range of competitively priced hot and cold food daily.
  • Holiday buy back – enabling employees to buy additional holidays to supplement their standard entitlement.

Family friendly/work life balance

  • Workplace day nursery (Walsall) - this subsidised facility is open to our employees' pre-school children and is paid for via an approved salary sacrifice scheme.
  • Childcare vouchers – enabling employees to benefit from tax and national insurance savings.
  • Flexible working – operating in most areas, allowing employees to balance the demands of home and work.

Health/wellbeing & social

  • Every day health plan – a contributory plan offering reduced rates for prescription charges and for routine treatments from opticians, dentists, physiotherapists, etc.
  • Private health insurance – where employees and their families can benefit from the preferential rates provided to the Group by the Private Medical Insurance Company.
  • Employee assistance programme - a free confidential service available to employees and their families 24 hours a day providing advice on health and wellbeing, legal, marital and financial information.
  • Gym - free facilities at two main sites, Walsall and Hampton Loade.
  • Social club – offering a range of free activities, such as day trips, fun days, sporting events and Christmas parties.
  • Cycle to work scheme – supporting the Government's Green Travel Plan, this scheme provides the opportunity for employees to purchase a tax free bike (via salary sacrifice) for commuting to work, making an approximate saving of half of the cost of the bike.