Rewards & benefits

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The University of Strathclyde offer staff a wide range of outstanding benefits that include financial rewards, family friendly and wellbeing benefits and career development opportunities. Click on a heading to find out more.

Financial Rewards

Employment at the University of Strathclyde offers a number of financial awards.

  • Competitive salaries with increments awarded annually until the top guaranteed point is reached. Following this there are contribution points that can be achieved through evidenced exceptional performance
  • Holiday entitlement of 27 days (Grade 5 and below) or 31 days (Grade 6 and above)
  • An additional 11 public holiday entitlement
  • Membership of the Universities Superannuation Scheme which includes a generous employer contribution of 18%
  • Eligibility for removal and resettlement expenses where relocating from afar
Career Development

Committed to being a ‘place of useful learning’, the University puts great emphasis on the learning and development of all our staff.

  • Professional development support and a wide range of courses provided via the University’s Organisation and Staff Development Unit (OSDU) and other in-house training providers
  • Reduced or remitted fees on a number of vocational and non-vocational courses
  • Access to the University Library’s facilities and resources
Family Friendly Benefits

The University is committed to promoting and improving a healthy work-life balance for employees and we offer a number of benefits to staff with families.

  • A generous maternity leave scheme that offers payments above the statutory minimum requirements for qualifying staff
  • A generous paternity leave scheme that offers payments above the statutory minimum requirements for qualifying staff
  • Adoption leave policy  that offers payments above the statutory minimum requirements for qualifying staff
  • Options for flexible working
  • Parental leave for qualifying staff
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme Policy operates as a salary sacrifice scheme allowing you to make savings on tax and national insurance contributions
  • On-campus nursery, run by Childcare Scotland, is available for children from 3 months to pre-school. You will have peace of mind knowing that you are close at hand if required.
Health & Wellbeing

 The University places high importance on the safety, wellbeing and health of all our staff and offer a range of facilities and services to facilitate this.

 

Reduced rates of membership to the University's Centre for Sport and Recreation.

 

Access to a wide number of Health & Wellbeing events that take place regularly across the campus.

 

Access to the Occupational Health Service and Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).

  Cycle to Work Scheme operates as a salary sacrifice scheme allowing you to make savings on tax and national insurance contributions.