Quick facts
  • What we do:
    All Age Careers
  • Year established:
    2001
  • Website:
    http://www.connexionslive.com
  • Recruitment:
    http://n/a
  • UK locations:
    North West
  • Contact
    • Strand House, 21 Strand Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 8LT

About GMCP


What is it like to work for GMCP

My Manager
My Manager
Managers at GMCP have regular KITs with their staff, which involve reviewing performance. These meetings are also used to discuss any issues and to ensure that the expectations of both parties are consistent. To enable transparency and ease of use they have devised an easy performance monitoring system, based on traffic lights, which clearly show individual performance against targets. The Managers demonstrate understanding for individuals' workload and pressures in work. Respect employees' life outside of work: time for family, friends and outside interests/hobbies
GMCP managers ensure that all their staff are aware of and have access to flexible working arrangements. Managers also monitor staff hours to ensure that staff are not over working and that any accrued hours are taken.


Wellbeing
Wellbeing
At GMCP a staff Working Group has recently been established, to bring staff wellbeing issues to the fore, and create a culture where negative issues are identified, minimised and managed before they affect the health of staff. They are working with a small team of staff (20 volunteers) who are helping through: Attendance at meetings, focus groups in their own teams, highlighting triggers, making suggestions for reducing the negative impact of work, offering ideas and solutions to promote a greater sense of wellbeing and one that everyone enjoys… trying out different approaches to identify what works for them. They have a budget of £1,000 to test out ideas and make recommendations for a programme that will be rolled out by March 2014. Friday afternoon Reiki sessions at thier Head Office are booking up fast! In establishing the group, they were especially keen to include people who understand how work can add to stress levels, through personal experience. They also appealed for volunteers who rarely feel stressed or are more resilient to the pressures work – so that they can better promote a healthy work-life balance. Through this Project Team, thye are designing a programme of support that is relevant and accessible to all staff and helps them reduce the negative impact of work on their lives. They already have a free Medicash scheme, providing access to doctors, counselling / therapies but GMCP want to do more to tailor a bespoke package of support available on site, at the right times for their staff

Fair Deal
Fair Deal
GMCP’s offer a range of benefits including flexi-time where staff can take a day a month extra leave if they have been working additional hours. They also have a Medicash scheme for all staff, where help and support is available 24h a day, with access to doctors, counselling and therapies. Coaching, cycle-to-work scheme, childcare vouchers, generous holiday and sick pay arrangements are all some of the ways they currently reward staff and support them to manage their own well-being, work-life balance. The Charity has maintained its commitment to a final salary pension scheme in spite of substantial cuts in funding over the past 4 years.

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 33% of senior managers are women

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave

  • Gym
    Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    10% of staff undertake charitable activities during business hours

  • Childcare
    Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Dental Insurance
    Dental Insurance

    Dental insurance offer to all employees

  • Pensions
    Pensions

Company Statistics

  • Male : Female:

    28% / 72%

  • Staff Turnover:

    3%

  • Staff:

    430

  • Average Age:

    55

  • UK sites:

    55

  • Earning £35,000+:

    7%

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