Benefits of working for the Government Internal Audit Agency
Whatever your role, we take your career and development seriously, and want to enable you to build a really successful career with the Department and wider Civil Service. It is crucial that our employees have the right skills to develop their careers and meet the challenges ahead, and you’ll benefit from regular performance and development reviews to ensure this development is ongoing. As a Civil Service employee, you’ll be entitled to a large range of benefits.
Competitive salaries and in year rewards
GIAA salaries are competitive in line with other Civil Service Departments. We also offer generous in year rewards scheme, recognising talent and achievements.
Flexible working including part- time or time-term working and access to Flexible Working Schemes allowing you to vary your working day as long as you work your total hours.
Your pension is a valuable part of your total reward package.
We offer a competitive contributory pension scheme that you can enter as soon as you join. Dependant on your salary GIAA will make a significant contribution to your pension this currently starting from 26.6%; your contributions come out of your salary before any tax is taken; and your pension will continue to provide valuable benefits for you and your family if you are too ill to continue to work or die before you retire. Visit www.civilservicepensionscheme.org.uk for more details.
Discounts on big brands and supermarkets, online shops and on the high street. There are over 260 brands to pick from, where you could save around £1,000 a year.
Volunteering days - GIAA take volunteering very seriously and accordingly we offer a more generous package than the Civil Service minimum. GIAA employees can claim up to 8 days paid special leave for volunteering activities.
GIAA offer Season ticket loans for travel between your home and office and we offer a Cycle to work scheme.
You are entitled to a full free eyesight test every 2 years and free standard spectacle frames and lenses if required for visual display units (VDU) at work. If they are for VDU use, you will receive a £45 voucher towards the cost of your glasses. If you are not entitled to a free pair of glasses for VDU use, it may still be possible for you to get some help towards the cost of your glasses by requesting a £20 Specsavers Premium club voucher towards the cost of glasses from their £99+ range.
Family friendly HR policies, including paid maternity, shared parental leave, paternity and adoption leave.
We are a geographically based Agency, we have 64 locations across the UK. The benefits of being an agency that has locations across the country with all the different Government departments we provide a service for, brings a richness in opportunities to work in different regions, with different people and different departments.
Generous annual leave: 25 days annual leave on entry, increasing on a sliding scale to 30 days after 5 years’ service. This is in addition to 8 public holidays. This will be complimented by one further day paid privilege entitlement to mark the Queen’s Birthday.
The Civil Service values and supports all its employees.