Quick facts
  • What we do:
    QAC is a charity which provides education and training opportunities for people who are vision impaired and/or have other disabilities. It promotes independence and the development of social skills.
  • Year established:
    1997
  • Website:
    http://www.qac.ac.uk
  • UK locations:
    West Midlands
  • Contact
    • Court Oak Road, Harborne, Birmingham, West Midlands, B17 9TG

About Queen Alexandra College


What is it like to work for Queen Alexandra College

Leadership
Leadership
QAC have taken a strategic approach to encourage an open culture and enthuse staff to bring forward information and ideas to take the college further forward. For example, an invitation was sent to all staff to send in a personal statement as to why they should be chosen to go to the AOC Conference of the year. There is an open door policy with no appointments required.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
There are extensive opportunities for learning and development: 2 Day Mental Health, First Aid Training, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Training, Functional Skills Training, Autism Awareness Training, Equality and Diversity Training, Safeguarding Training, Continuous Professional Development Training, Braille Training, British Sign Language and Citizenship Training. Information from external training is fed back to colleagues.
My Company
My Company
Performance recognition is highlighted on the weekly management team meeting agenda and there is milestone recognition for 25 years.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here

Benefits:

  • Gym
    Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    10% of staff undertake charitable activities during business hours

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees with more than 5 years' service

Company Statistics

  • Sites:

    1

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Graduate Vacancy Locations:

    1.00

  • Staff:

    177

  • Earning £35,000+:

    3%

  • Male : Female:

    43% / 57%

  • Average Age:

    45

  • Staff Turnover:

    6%

  • Under 35 to Over 55 Ratio:

    No employees under 35

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