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Benefits of working for Catch22

We offer a range of benefits, personal development and work-life balance opportunities that give you the flexibility to choose what's right for you, in an environment where you feel valued.

Looking for a more meaningful career?

We are always on the lookout for talented and passionate people to join us in making a difference to the lives of those who we work with. We also recognise that a diversified reward package, which is more than just about money is more efficient for our people. We offer a range of benefits, personal development and work-life balance opportunities that give you the flexibility to choose what’s right for you, in an environment where you feel valued.

What we offer


A review of salaries usually takes place annually. There is also an opportunity to be considered for a bonus based on an assessment of your performance. A minimum of 12 months service is required to be eligible.

Hours of work and flexible working

The standard working week at Catch22 is 37 hours. Staff in Justice roles work a 38 hour week, in line with sector norms. Start and finish times can be agreed between employee and manager. Flexibility of working hours may be required to meet our varying needs. A number of posts are offered on a part-time basis and there is potential for job sharing in some roles.

Holiday entitlement

The basic allowance is 28 days leave per year (pro rata for part timers). After five years this increases to 33 days. In addition, there are 8 public holidays.

Sick pay

Maximum sickness pay is two weeks full pay in the first year of service. This increases annually to a maximum of six months of full pay after five years service.

Maternity/Adoption arrangements

After working for Catch22 for six months, full and part-time employees are entitled to 39 weeks maternity/adoption pay. All employees, regardless of the length of their employment, are entitled to 52 weeks statutory maternity leave.

Special leave

Up to 10 days per rolling year are permitted (pro rata for part time employees), without loss of earnings or annual leave, when an urgent and exceptional domestic situation or personal crisis arises.

Building one Catch22 programme

The building One Catch22 programme is an opportunity for our people to engage in developing or enhancing their skills across the organisation. The programme is an opportunity for all our people to participate in projects that will contribute towards enhancing Catch22 becoming a great place to work.

Learning & development

Catch22 is committed to developing and enhancing people across the organisation. We offer a number of training routes and ways of accessing these opportunities. Some of these courses are accredited or contribute towards a specific accreditation.

Cycle to work scheme

This scheme provides a tax efficient way to obtain a bicycle and accessories up to the value of £1,000. Repayments are made over 12 months via a salary sacrifice in order to obtain full relief from both income tax and National Insurance. To be eligible, employees need to have completed their probationary period and have an employment contract which lasts at least 12 months from the date the bicycle is collected.

Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

The EAP is a free, confidential service that offers expert advice, information and counselling for all employees on a wide range of issues such as buying a new home, starting a new job, having children, managing money and much more. The service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year both over the telephone and online.


We provide all our staff with an approved workplace pension scheme with a matching employer contribution of 4%. To help you fund your pension, we can offer you salary sacrifice. Salary sacrifice is a way to provide tax-exempt benefits to employees. You give up some of your salary in exchange for a non-cash benefit and you save the tax and NI on the salary given up.

Rewards Hub

Rewards Hub offers staff discounted shopping opportunities, including over 1,400 retailers including big names such as Argos, John Lewis, Sainsbury’s, Marks & Spencer, Currys, IKEA, Thomas Cook Holidays, and Sky. Discounts are available in store, online and by phone.

Staff awards

We’re passionate about doing the right thing and making a positive impact on our service users and colleagues and the communities we serve. Through the awards we recognise individuals and teams who have shown this passion, made a positive impact and made us better at what we do.