Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Using lived experience to help disadvantage people turn their lives around
  • Year established:
    1962
  • Website:
    http://www.stgilestrust.org.uk
  • Contact
    • Georgian House, 64-68 Camberwell Church Street, London, SE5 8JB

About St Giles Trust

St Giles Trust help those facing severe disadvantage to find jobs, homes and support and become positive contributors to society. They work to prevent the children of offenders from entering the criminal justice system and empower clients to lead positive lives.

Employees are persistent in their aim to help members of society and they follow the charity’s mission to never give up on people. Some 250 staff and volunteers from around the UK attended the 2017 summer away day, taking a boat down the River Thames and enjoying a picnic at Greenwich Park.

All staff, volunteers and their family and friends can access a confidential helpline for advice on legal, financial or health issues and flexible working is actively promoted throughout the organisation. St Giles Trust’ recruitment process includes values-based interviews, and all staff appraisals focus on individuals’ contribution to the charity and how they adopt its values.


What is it like to work for St Giles Trust

Leadership
Leadership
The senior management team are assessed against clearly defined competencies, and visit service teams regularly to understand local pressures and problems. The CEO conducts stop, start and continue meetings, which take place every six months with each team.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
St Giles have an environmental policy in place to reduce their carbon footprint, and a dedication to giving back to charities is inbuilt into their core work every day.
My Company
My Company
The peer-led approach undertaken by the organisation in every service on offer is extremely powerful for both employees and the disadvantaged people who rely on the charity for assistance.

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 28 days annual leave to all employees

  • Development
    Development

    Non work related training supported

Company Statistics

  • Earning £35,000+:

    11%

  • UK sites:

    20

  • Staff Turnover:

    22%

  • Staff:

    271

  • Male : Female:

    36% / 64%

  • Average Age:

    37

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