British Red Cross

The British Red Cross helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are.

  • 4 x 8hr days
  • 1,000+ employees
  • Hybrid remote

Who we are

The British Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian network, working to support people in crisis both in the UK and around the world. With over 150 years of history, we are dedicated to helping individuals overcome crises, whether it's a natural disaster, conflict, or personal emergency. We work closely with communities to build resilience and ensure they are better prepared to face future challenges.

British Red Cross

What we do

Our services are wide-ranging, covering emergency response, health and social care, and support for refugees and asylum seekers. We provide first aid training, disaster response, and recovery efforts, as well as long-term community support. Our international work includes disaster preparedness, response, and recovery, often in partnership with other Red Cross and Red Crescent societies.

British Red Cross

Working at British Red Cross

At the British Red Cross, our team is driven by a shared commitment to humanitarian principles. We offer a supportive and inclusive work environment, valuing diversity and promoting equality. Our flexible working arrangements and comprehensive benefits package reflect our understanding of the importance of work-life balance and staff well-being. We encourage continuous learning and development, ensuring our staff are equipped to provide the best possible support to those in need.

Team Benefits

At the British Red Cross, we value our employees and offer a range of benefits to support their well-being and professional growth:

  • Four-day workweek: Starting on 1 July '24, we will pilot a four-day week pilot for 200 members of staff, including our entire IT function. A mixture of frontline and supporting teams will be affected, including the entire technology function.
  • Generous leave: 36 days of annual leave (including bank holidays), with the option to buy 5 extra days.
  • Pension scheme: Up to 6% contributory pension.
  • Health and well-being: Access to mental health and well-being assistance.
  • Learning & Development: Comprehensive learning opportunities and career development support.
  • Discounts: Access to Blue Light Discount Card and employee benefits platform.
  • Inclusive culture: Participation in various internal networks promoting diversity and inclusion.

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British Red Cross overview

Working Week

Starting on 1 July '24, we will pilot a four-day week pilot for 200 members of staff, including our entire IT function.

  • Mon
  • Tue
  • Wed
  • Thu
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    Fri

Our Vacation Policy

We offer 36 days annual leave (including bank holidays), with the option to buy 5 extra days.

  • 36 days
  • 52 Fridays
  • 88 days off per year

Scorecard

Top 5
76 / 100
  • +524 days @ 100% salary
  • +1036 days PTO
  • +9Open to remote working
  • +5Healthcare coverage

Our working Day

  • 7am
    Work between
    7pm
  • 9am
    Typical hours
    5pm

Remote Working Policy

We offer flexible, hybrid role working between home and office.

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Mental Health Support

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