Compass wants to hear from people who share our passion for helping people to achieve their potential, leading healthier lives in safer communities.

The quality of our people is the foundation for the work we do. We believe in giving our employees the training, development and management support they need to do the best for their service users, whether child, adult, parent or community partner.

Our approach to Recruitment and Selection

Compass is an equal opportunities employer and recognises the benefits that a diverse organisation can bring to all areas of our work. We create teams who represent the communities we serve.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community, promoting equality of opportunity and respecting human rights in all areas of our activity. We acknowledge our responsibility to promote awareness and sensitivity beyond the boundaries of the organisation through our partnerships, suppliers and service users. Compass aims to ensure that the best candidate is chosen for each job regardless of sex, race, disability or other personal characteristics.

Disclosure and Barring Service Checks

Much of our work connects with various parts of the criminal justice system or involves working with vulnerable adults or young people.  As a result, no Compass post is protected by the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and it is a requirement of employment that all new employees must submit a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) check. As all Compass posts are subject to a satisfactory DBS Disclosure check applicants are encouraged to provide details of any criminal record at an early stage of the application process. 

For more information, visit https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service

Rewards and Benefits

As an employee of Compass, you could look forward to an attractive benefits package:

  • Competitive salaries including London weighting where applicable

  • A minimum of 27 days annual leave plus statutory public holidays, increasing to 32 days after 5 years service

  • Generous contributory pension scheme.

  • Access to a free Employee Assistance Programme – an independent, confidential counselling service open to all employees and their immediate family to assist you in dealing with a range of issues, both personal and work related, when you need it

Work Life Balance

We know that many of our employees have other commitments and so understand the importance of ensuring a healthy work life balance. To help our employees achieve this, we can also offer:

  • Flexible working arrangements – we offer all our staff the opportunity to ask for flexible working and accommodate this wherever possible

  • Childcare voucher scheme that allows you to give up part of your salary at source (i.e. before tax and national insurance deduction) and use it to buy childcare vouchers which means you pay less tax and national insurance

  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay, dependent on length of service

Employee Development

Our employees’ development is important to us and we aim to ensure that your skills and knowledge are continually developing to enable you to meet the needs of our clients.

We offer a comprehensive Learning and Development Programme designed to support your professional development throughout your career.

So if you are looking for a new challenge and you have skills in the following areas, then contact us today.

Current Vacancies

Please find below information on our current vacancies at Compass. Electronic versions of the necessary forms can be accessed with each vacancy. Should you require hard copies of the application pack please call us on 01904 636374. Should you have any queries regarding the application process please email them to recruitment@compass-uk.org

Please note, we do not accept CVs as a method of application unless specifically stated.

Compass is committed to equal opportunities and to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. Information on our recruitment process can be found by this link: Recruitment Information January 2016.  It is recommended that you read this document before applying for our positions.