We don’t just take care of dogs and cats here – we take care of our team, too! We always put our people first because we know we couldn’t keep going and going and going without them.

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Keeping Our Team Happy

Happy employees make for happy dogs and cats! That’s why we’re proud to offer the following incredible initiatives and more.

30 Days Annual Leave

This includes bank holidays and can go up to 35 days, depending how long you’re with us.

Life Insurance

We’ll guarantee three times your annualised salary payable to one or more nominated beneficiaries should the worst happen while you’re with us.

Enhanced Maternity Leave

We offer an Enhanced Maternity Leave Scheme to eligible employees which exceeds the statutory provision.

Group Pension Scheme

After three months of employment, eligible employees will be automatically enrolled into our Group Pension Scheme. We will contribute 6% initially, increasing to 8% with service.

Paws and Chill Room

This relaxation room is designed to help support staff wellbeing by offering a quiet space where staff can read, use the massage mat, or just enjoy some peace. It’s also a useful space to find out more about mindfulness or other wellbeing issues. The Paws and Chill Room has colouring books, books on wellbeing, an aromatherapy diffuser, salt lamps, and more to help make the most of break time.

Intranet Health and Wellbeing Support

We have a dedicated health and wellbeing page on our intranet platform, Workplace by Facebook. This page was set up to help support those experiencing difficulties in relation to Covid-19. Here, we provide advice and guidance on coping strategies for people who are working from home, self-isolating, or social distancing.

Employee Assistance Programme

Free of charge 24-hour helpline including off-site, independent, professional counselling service, which is available to employees and their immediate dependants.

Remote GP Service

We offer this through Help@Hand – a remote GP service which also offers physiotherapy, second opinion facilities, and mental health support.

Charity Worker Discounts

Every team member is eligible for charity worker discounts. Discounts include travel, shopping, insurance, finance, mobiles, motoring, broadband/TV utilities, cashback card, and more.

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