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Why work for Scope?

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We’re a good employer and a great place to work because we:

  • continually aim for high performance
  • are a diverse workforce
  • provide great development opportunities
  • have a real focus on employee engagement
  • support learning, innovation and improvement across the organisation.

Here are some of the benefits you get when working for Scope.

Annual leave

If you work full time you will be entitled to 27 days annual leave plus public holidays - pro-rata for part time staff and term time only staff. Public holidays are normally an extra eight days per year.

Retail staff are entitled to 35 days annual leave - pro rata for part-time staff - including public holidays. 

Employee assistance

Scope offer an Employee Assistance Programme through an external provider called Optum. They provide a free confidential helpline and web resource 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This covers all aspects of life, including financial planning, moving house and childcare. Staff can also have up to six face-to-face counselling sessions.

Childcare vouchers

We run a child care voucher scheme for all parents with children under 15.

Life assurance

On joining Scope you will receive life assurance cover at one times your salary.

Season ticket loans

To help with commuting we provide interest free loans to help you buy your season ticket. This means you can spread the cost of travel to work over the whole year.


Scope offer the Scope Worksave Pension Plan with Legal and General. Under this scheme, Scope will pay contributions required as per automatic enrolment; this means we currently match 1% of earnings between £5,876per annum and £45,000 per annum.

We will also offer an upgrade to 4% after two years’ service and 6% after four years’ service, on a matching basis. This is set up on a salary exchange arrangement. Further details will be given when you start your employment.

Long service awards

On long service anniversaries of 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40 years you will receive a voucher, which can be redeemed at over 130 high street stores.

We also offer:

  • Cash back and in store discounts on shopping
  • A healthcare cash plan
  • Discounts to shows at the theatre
  • Eye care vouchers