Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Charity
  • Year established:
    1972
  • Website:
    http://can.org.uk/
  • UK locations:
    East Midlands, East of England
  • Contact
    • CAN, Denmark House, 8 Billing Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN6 0HB

About CAN


What is it like to work for CAN

My Manager
My Manager
Individual supervision sessions are held with a line manager every 4-6 weeks where agenda items include a review of any work/personal issues affecting their work and identification of effective/ineffective competencies. Managers are explicit about what high performance looks like and focus on the results required from actions and tasks. They meet regularly with staff as a team to create a clear vision for their project area. They attend to individuals within the team, to ensure they understand their role in the performance of the organisation and feedback is provided regarding service level key performance indicator. They meet with their team regularly to share information and respond to staff questions and suggestions. They also take the time to relay information that could be confidential or impact in particular roles or individuals in the most sensitive way possible.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
CAN seek to enhance the wellbeing of their employees. Their Staff Support Service offers staff one to one counselling on a range of issues to support them in their personal and work life. Feedback from staff has been very positive about this service.

Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
By supporting people in making changes to the way they live their lives. This can be powerful and positive, not just for the individual concerned, but for their children, their families, their friends and their communities. CAN’s Mission statement ‘Touching lives and changing futures by inspiring people to make positive choices’ therefore creates a ripple effect that reaches far beyond their immediate remit to support people with drug, alcohol and homelessness problems.

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 33% of senior managers are women

  • Gym
    Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Childcare
    Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees with more than 5 years' service

Company Statistics

  • Staff:

    132

  • Staff Turnover:

    16%

  • Male : Female:

    28% / 72%

  • Average Age:

    44

  • Earning £35,000+:

    5%

  • UK sites:

    9

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