As an employee of Barnfield College you are entitled to a wide range of benefits and services in addition to your basic salary and holiday entitlement.
Staff Incentive Schemes across Barnfield College
Free car parking is available at all our Barnfield College Campuses.
Child Care Vouchers
The College offers Childcare Vouchers. These are flexible and you can use them to pay for a wide range of childcare. They are non-taxable and exempt from National Insurance (NI) contributions and could help to significantly reduce the cost of your childcare.
AXA ‘Be Supported’
Information, Support & Counselling – is an employee benefits & wellbeing service avaialable with 24 hour confidential telephone support, 365 days a year providing information, support & counselling for employees and their family.
In partnership with qualified optical specialists we offer free eye tests and subsidised glasses for VDU use; plus a wide range of designer frames at discounted prices.
Hair, Beauty and Holistic Therapies
Beauty and hairdressing treatments are available to all staff who will receive a 10% discount. They provide a wide range of services including hair styling, colouring, perms, extensions, facials, pedicures, hair removal, massages etc. In addition a range of products are available to complement these services.
“Café B” and “The Brassiere Restaurant” at the New Bedford Road Campus are situated in the Retail Quarter; the Hospitality & Catering area students work in the kitchens and the public restaurants; all Barnfield staff are eligible for a 10% discount. “Café B” is an informal facility for breakfasts, mid-morning breaks, snacks and lunches. “The Brassiere Restaurant” is a more formal ‘fine dining’ experience, where outstanding food and service is provided by the students under the watchful eye of industry standard tutors.
Microsoft Home Use Program
A package is available to each employee for Home Use, if you wish to take advantage of this excellent offer, log your interest on the IT service desk. Your local IT technician will respond with all the details you need to make your purchase.
According to the nature of your appointment employees have an opportunity to join either the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) or the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (TPS). Both schemes provide an annual pension on retirement together with a lump sum based on final salary and length of contributory service.
In partnership with Evans cycles the Federation supports the Government’s Green Transport Plan by offering new bikes and accessories at discounted prices. Ride2Work is a salary sacrifice scheme which can save Barnfield employees up to 33% of the purchase price