Rewards & Benefits

Our work is complex, vital and demanding. Those who do it receive an attractive package of rewards and benefits.

Holiday Entitlement

The more important the work, the more important the play. Work/life balance matters to us. That’s why we offer 25.5 days’ holiday as standard.

Public Holidays

In addition to annual leave entitlements there are 8 public holidays per year observed as paid holidays within the company.


We offer an attractive defined contribution (money purchase) pension scheme. You will be automatically enrolled in the plan when you start here. More details can be found on:

Annual Bonus

You’ll have the opportunity to benefit from an annual bonus, linked to company performance, of up to £4000* – Additionally, personal bonuses are also available to those individuals who hold management positions.

*The company reserves the right to review or withdraw the bonus schemes at any time.

Rewarding our people

Sellafield Ltd are fully aware of the benefits to be gained by formally recognising the efforts of our people. We have a number of ways of both encouraging and rewarding staff who have done that bit extra or something out of the ordinary. This could involve recognising an action which epitomises our values or exemplifies role model behaviour that others with Sellafield Ltd can learn from and emulate. Sellafield Ltd also recognises the efforts made by employees throughout their service and have developed a number of initiatives in order to recognise these efforts. These include:

  • Reward and Recognition
  • Long Service Award
  • Rewarding our people through nationally recognised awards
  • Target Achievement Scheme (incentive)
  • Professional Institute

Family Friendly Policies

We provide a number of family friendly policies, which contain benefits that exceeds the statutory requirement. These include:

  • Maternity leave
  • Paternity leave
  • Adoption leave
  • Parental leave
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Flexible working
  • Career breaks
  • Additional unpaid leave of absence (subject to need)

Sick Pay

Sellafield Ltd has a company sick pay scheme for employees who are unable to attend due to unavoidable sickness and absence and who follow the set down notification and certification procedure.

Cycle to Work Scheme

The scheme has been developed in conjunction with Cyclescheme and local stores – Cycle to Work is a government-backed scheme. Sellafield Ltd Cyclescheme was launched in 2007 and aims to help people access a more sustainable means of transport to work and help improve the UK’s congestion problems. The bike scheme opens on an annual basis and gives savings on tax and national insurance deductions.


Sellafield Area Sports and Recreational Associations (SASRA) has been created for you offering a comprehensive range of savings to its members including three monthly lottery draws and a chance to win £10,000 a year, day trips and weekend breaks, discounts and local businesses are offered to our members ranging from health and beauty, household and entertainment.

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