Sapphire benefits and rewards
Sapphire staff benefits
Training and Development
We believe training and development is key to our success and we encourage and support our people to undertake training and development that will improve performance and enhance their personal development.
Cycle to Work Scheme
We offer an interest free loan for the purpose of purchasing a bike and associated accessories.
Employee Assistance Programme
Our Employee Assistance Programme offers our people and their family free and confidential help 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Private Health Insurance
All Sapphire’s people are eligible to participate in our Private Health Insurance scheme on completion of their probationary period.
Healthcare Cash back Scheme
You will be automatically enrolled onto our health cashback scheme, after 12 months employment, and will be able to reclaim routine healthcare costs such as optical, dental, chiropody, therapies and access to scanning facilities.
We offer an annual eye test and help towards the purchase of glasses, if needed.
All our people are eligible for life insurance cover on successful completion of their probationary period.
You will be eligible to join Sapphire group personal pension scheme. You will be automatically enrolled after three months employment.
Season Ticket Loan
We offer all our people a one year, interest-free season ticket loan.
Rent Deposit Loan
We offer an interest-free loan towards private tenancy deposit. You can apply for this on successful completion of your probationary period.
As an understanding employer we recognise the need for you to balance work with your personal commitments. That means we will always try to consider any requests for flexible hours or unusual working patterns.
Sapphire rewards and recognition
Long term service Award
Long term service will be recognised after 5, 10 and 15 years service and will be presented to the employee at our annual Staff Conference. The award will comprise a monetary gift, and an increase in annual holiday entitlement.
You are the difference quarterly awards
At the end of each quarter colleagues are asked to nominate a member of their team, who they feel has gone above and beyond during their daily working life. Managers will then select a successful nominee for each location. All quarterly award winners receive an additional half days leave on top of their usual leave entitlement. All successful nominees are automatically put forward for our annual employee of the year award.
Sapphire “High Fives” is a colleague recognition tool whereby colleagues can be rewarded with points for a job well done. Points can be accumulated and redeemed against gifts such as chocolates, wine, cinema tickets etc.
Sapphire accreditations and awards
We are CSE accredited, IIP Gold and Disability Confident Committed employers. You can find out more about our accreditations and awards as well as our history, mission, aims and values in the about us section.