Modern and progressive pay structures
We have developed a modern and progressive pay structure that rewards our staff with highly competitive salaries. Common salary principles across the University include:
- Transparency and fairness
- Equal pay for work of equal value
- Opportunities for career progression
- The potential for employees to earn more for exceptional performance.
The University offers final salary pension schemes to all new staff. PASNAS and USS are the main schemes and provide excellent benefits on retirement or leaving. All schemes are tailored to meet the needs of the University sector, including provision for career breaks. The employee and the University make percentage contributions to the schemes and rates may vary from time to time and between schemes.
All staff have access to a private health care scheme through AXA PPP. This provides an optional discounted health care scheme for employees with reduced rates for individual or family membership.
All staff have access to a wide range of local and national retail, leisure and service discounts. These include restaurants, travel, local shops, entertainment, health and fitness facilities, hair and beauty services and many more.
Free Eye Tests
All staff who use Display Screen Equipment are entitled to eye tests paid for by the University provided they apply before booking their test.