Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Occupational Charity
  • Year established:
    1886
  • Website:
    http://www.foryoubyyou.org.uk
  • Contact
    • The Charity for Civil Servants, 5 Anne Boleyn's Walk, Cheam, SM3 8DY

About The Charity for Civil Servants

The Charity for Civil Servants does exactly what it says on the tin. They support civil servants, both past and present, in tough times. They listen without judging anyone and offer practical, financial and emotional support.

The Surrey-based charity is a 333-strong team of volunteers led by Chief Executive Graham Hooper. They understand that one problem can lead to another, whether it be based around money, mental health or other wellbeing issues.

As a result, their services and advice look at the whole picture. They can even offer financial help if civil servants have circumstances that make it particularly difficult to manage their money.
Specifically, the Charity for Civil Servants offer support, advice and assistance for carers, and help to improve their wellbeing.

This last category is backed by a recently launched mental health and wellbeing campaign, supported by a digital Wellbeing Hub and an interactive chatbot to guide people towards the right help and support.


What is it like to work for The Charity for Civil Servants

My Manager
My Manager
Coaching and mentoring for managers and directors has resulted in better relationships with colleagues. There are full annual appraisals to set KPIs and objectives, a six-month review to track progress, as well as frequent one-to-ones with managers to monitor performance.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
A Health Cash Plan allows employees access to medical checks, procedures and alternative medical practitioners at no cost. There’s a confidential Employee Assistance Programme offering face-to-face counselling, and all staff attend bullying and harassment training.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
There’s a cash spot incentive to ensure everyone has their efforts recognised for going above and beyond. And employees who undertake large projects get paid an increment to reflect their extra efforts.

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Gym
    Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

Company Statistics

  • Staff:

    106

  • Earning £35,000+:

    29%

  • Male : Female:

    29% / 71%

  • UK sites:

    3

  • Average Age:

    46

  • Staff Turnover:

    7%

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