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GGHT Employee Benefits

a group of gght staff holding up their cerficatesPeople choose to work at GGHT for a variety of reasons. For some it's the rewards package on offer, for others it's the flexibility we offer that helps their work-life balance, for some it's the people they work with and the social side of things, and for others it's the support and training we can provide. 

Each has their own reason, but people tend to stay here once they join us and there's usually something that's keeping them here. On this page we've tried to tell you about some of the main things that we think you will be interested in, but you don't have to take our word for it check out 'GGHT Employees - Their Stories'  and find out what our people themselves have to say about working here.

Pay and Rewards

We offer a competitive salary structure that we’re continually benchmarking against others in the housing sector. However we feel its our non-pay benefits that really set us aside from other organisations. Here’s some of the things on offer to all our people:
  • Average Salary pension - www.cheshirepensionfund.org
  • HealthShield – providing cashback for dental care, optical care, physiotherapy, counselling, specialist consultations, chiropody, health screening, complementary therapies, prescription charges, discounted travel insurance and gym memberships. Basic membership is paid by GGHT but upgrades are available at additional costs - www.healthshield.co.uk​
  • Full Occupational Health service
  • Legal advice helpline
  • Counselling support helpline
  • Medical advice helpline
  • Range of health initiatives – things like annual Health Checks; Health Surveillance activities; Smoking Cessation support; Pedometers and walking activities; On and offsite holistic therapy; Health and exercise taster / promotion sessions; Slimming classes; Flu jabs; Fresh fruit deliveries; Incentives for full attendance - additional leave, annual bonuses
  • Subsidised mobile phone
  • Generous occupational sickness and maternity (etc) schemes
  • Time off for medical (etc) appointments
  • Flexitime
  • Flexible and home working opportunities – around 20% of GGHT people currently work flexibly in one shape or another, most commonly homeworking
  • Banking, buying and selling of leave
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle2Work Scheme
  • Discounted leisure passes at local leisure centres
  • Subsidised access to arts, crafts and personal development classes run at local venues
  • Green travel initiatives
  • Discounted access to courses at Warrington Collegiate
  • GGHT Rewards – an online discount and cashback scheme supported by most major high street retailers, supermarkets and also selected local providers
  • Lease Car Salary Sacrifice Scheme