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Benefits of working for SSAFA

How we support our people

Benefits of working for SSAFA

SSAFA provides lifelong support for our Armed Forces and their families. Every year, through our award winning teams and services, we provide support to around 90,000 people worldwide. We would not be able to do this essential, life-changing work without the talent and hard work of our people.

Employee Benefits

Our company pension scheme is one of the most important parts of your benefits package. It gives you a way of building up a pot of money that you can use to help fund your retirement. SSAFA automatically covers employees with a life assurance scheme, allowing you to provide extra financial protection for your loved ones. 

Your helath and wellbeing is important to us so you and your immediate family have access to a range of oocupational health resources through BUPA, including an Employee Assistance Programme, GP Anytime HealthLine and PhysioLine.

Our family friendly benfits include (subject to eligibility criteria):

  • company maternity leave,
  • company adoption leave,
  • company shared parental leave,
  • company paternity pay, and
  • childcare vouchers.

We also offer discounts with Haven Holidays Partnership, Hewlett Packard, Indesit and Hotpoint.

Helping you realise your potential

We help our people to develop and improve their skills and knowledge so that they grow professionally and personally and contribute to achieving our goals. We are working to create a learning organisation through training and coaching. We address learning needs at all levels across the organisation through provision of a wide range of programmes, from leadership and management development to customer service and time management. Our objective is to help our people realise their full potential.