Our Commitment

We want the best people, with the best skills and values to work for Cartrefi, and hopefully to stay for a long time and develop a successful career with us.

We are therefore committed to giving all employees the following:

• A full induction into their role
• Regular supervision and support
• On-going training and professional development
• Support to achieve the required qualification for their role (either from our in-house Staff Accreditation Centre or from college providers as appropriate)
• Excellent career opportunities (most of our managers at every level, including CEO, started as support workers)
• Fully legal wages, including compliance with case law such as Sleep In payments
• Company sick pay above the statutory minimum
• Fully legal terms and conditions, including opportunities for Flexible Working
• Payment for travel in work (such as between Home Care calls)
• Payment for attending training
• Company pension scheme above the statutory minimum (3% instead of 2%)
• Holiday entitlement of 25 days plus 8 public holidays (increasing after 5 years)
• Double time for working on a public holiday
• Generous mileage payments
• Positive company ethos and policies:
   - dignity at work
   - diversity
   - health and safety
   - bilingualism
   - physical and mental well-being
• Free independent staff helpline

Plus:
• The opportunity to become a Cartrefi Co-op member with full voting rights
• The opportunity to stand for election onto our Council of Member Representatives