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Working for BSU - The Benefits

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Working for BSU - benefits

Working for the Brighton Students’ Union can be an extremely rewarding experience where you will be integral in helping us achieve our aims and objectives to be the best Student Union we can. 

We offer a fun and flexible environment to work in and our staff are expected to work hard.  In return we offer a number of benefits to our Established Staff which are listed below.

Type of Benefit

Qualifying Period

Pension Scheme – minimum of 4% employee and employer contribution

No qualifying period

Annual Leave Entitlement - 30 days per annum + Bank Holidays

No qualifying period

Sickness Entitlement – up to 3 months full pay

Following the successful completion of probation period

Enhanced Family Friendly Leave and Pay

Dependent on type of leave

Excellent training opportunities

No qualifying period

Staff Study Leave

Dependent on role

Sabbatical Leave

After three years’ service

Paid volunteering days – 2 per annum

Following the successful completion of probation period

Access to a number of University of Brighton facilities

No qualifying period

Excellent staff support systems

No qualifying period

Discounts on a variety of legal services from our legal advice supplier

Following the successful completion of probation period.

20% off in BSU café-bars (not alcohol)

No qualifying period

20% off clothing in BSU shops (not sale items)

No qualifying period

Travel Loan Scheme for bus or rail travel card

No qualifying period

Cycle-to-Work Loan Scheme

No qualifying period

Child Care Voucher Scheme

No qualifying period

On-site parking – subject to University guidelines

As determined by UoB

Free eye sight tests – subject to eligibility

No qualifying period


Further details regarding any of the above can be obtained from the HR Department.