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Benefits of
joining Ofqual

From flexible working options to exclusive discounts, there’s plenty of benefits available to you when you join us.

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There’s plenty of opportunity for career progression at Ofqual. Here’s what you’ll have access to by joining us:

  • sponsored qualifications and apprenticeships
  • support and study leave for accredited learning and development relevant to your role
  • up to five days paid leave for volunteering
  • extra paid leave for public duties. These include being a school governor, magistrate, local councillor, or special constable
  • mentoring and coaching opportunities
  • we support Reservists before, during and after mobilisation. Plus, you get 15 days of paid leave for training each year.
  • you can get reimbursed for subscriptions to approved professional groups.

We care about our employees and their wellbeing. So, if you join us, you’ll have access to a range of health benefits.

  • flexible working options that suit your work life balance
  • 40.5 days annual leave, including eight days public holidays, plus two and a half privilege days
  • maternity and adoption leave
  • eye care voucher scheme for eye tests. It covers a contribution for your glasses if you need them when using display screen equipment
  • free annual health screening
  • free annual flu vaccination scheme
  • dedicated 24/7 employee assistance programme. It offers emotional support for your wellbeing, finances, childcare and more
  • Employee for carers – this is a service that provides advice for carers. You also get a ‘Carer’s Passport’ to discuss your workplace needs
  • workplace adjustments, from standing desks to supportive chairs.

Join us and you’ll have access to a range of discounts including:

  • gym memberships and other leisure activities, such as cinema tickets, restaurants and day trips
  • high-street retailers and supermarkets
  • the option to spread the cost of technology products and household essentials over 12 months
  • interest-free season ticket and cycle to work loan
  • access to Civil Service Sports and Leisure Club.

Join us and you’ll get enrolled into a Civil Service Pension Scheme. Member contributions rates range from 4.6% to 8.05% depending on your pensionable earnings.

As an employer, we contribute 28.97% of your pensionable earnings. Your loved ones get a death in service benefit. This includes lump-sum payments and an option to boost your pension contributions.