Working for Gingerbread

At Gingerbread your wellbeing is every bit as important as the people we help, we like to make sure that you feel welcome as part of the Gingerbread team and we offer benefits that reflect the hard work that you do. Working for Gingerbread brings you a generous range of benefits, you can see the full list of benefits below or visit the jobs page.

Money and pension

  • A competitive salary that is annually reviewed
  • Workplace pension with Aegon (Gingerbread makes a 5% contribution)
  • Interest free season ticket loan up to and including £10,000

Time off work

  • Generous annual leave allowance of 28 days plus bank holidays
  • Organisation closure between Christmas and New Year

Health and Lifestyle

  • Employee Assistance Programme (discounts and promotions from leading name brands, restaurants, and cinemas)
  • Help to get a bike with our interest free cycle to work scheme
  • Eye tests and contribution to glasses needed for your job

Working culture

  • Open to flexible working requests from day one to support work-life balance.
  • Free tea and coffee available in the office
  • Training and development opportunities
  • A welcoming and supportive workplace
  • Be part of a team making a difference for single parents across England and Wales

I work in the fundraising team, applying to small and medium sized trusts for funding.

There are lots of reasons I like working for Gingerbread. I am motivated by the cause, can clearly see the impact of our services and admire the bravery of our campaigns. All the staff are friendly and I feel included. My manager is enthusiastic, supportive and flexible.

Obviously Gingerbread understands what it is like to be a working mum! This means it is accepted that sometimes you need to flex around your children without being judged or having stilly obstacles put in the way. Staff are trusted to get on with their work without micromanagement.

I want to stay at Gingerbread as I am really happy!

Lucy Burgess

Gingerbread is an incredible place to work. The team put collaboration and passion at the core of everything, and seeing the work's impact on single parents is inspiring.

Ella Whaley

The thing that for me really defines the culture at Gingerbread is the passion that everyone feels about helping to support single parents. That strength of commitment is incredibly cohesive, and makes for a strong team and an amazing work environment.

Doug Ridley

For me the best bit about working for Gingerbread is being able to finish a work day and know that my work helped people that really needed the support.

Ricky Marino, Digital Lead

Have a look at our current vacancies on our jobs page.

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