Benefits of working at Prostate Cancer UK

Equality and Diversity

Prostate Cancer UK is committed to encouraging equality and diversity and eliminating discrimination, bullying and harassment in the work place. Our aim is to ensure our workforce will be representative, so far as practical, of the wider community and each employee, as well as anyone who works with or for the charity, is treated fairly and feels respected.


Our salaries are:

  • Competitive
  • Affordable to the organisation and justifiable to our donors, and
  • Enable us to recruit and retain the staff we need


Entitlement is 28 days holiday per year for full time members of staff and pro-rated for those who work part-time.

Training and Development

There are opportunities to learn - whether from colleagues, a tailored internal or an external course, from mentoring or coaching from your line manager. We will encourage you to develop and broaden your knowledge and skills. You will be expected to help manage your learning and development and will agree your training and development objectives with your manager as part of your Performance Development Plan.


  • Contributory pension plan - matched contribution up to 5%
  • Performance Related Pay
  • Life Assurance
  • Group Income Protection Scheme
  • Occupational sick pay - up to two weeks full pay during the probationary period. After the probationary period, up to four weeks on full pay and four weeks on half pay for any 12 month rolling period
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Cycle to Work Scheme - cycle racks available in both London and Glasgow
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity/partner and adoption leave and pay
  • Employee Assistance Programme - 24 hour advice line.

Staff Forum

Our active Staff Forum represents the views of staff members across the Charity.

Working Hours

Full time hours are 37.5 hours per week. There is flexibility to start earlier/later than 9am and finish earlier/later than 5pm to fit in with your personal commitments and/or travel, where the nature of the work allows.

We believe that a healthy work life balance is important to ensure we all have sufficient time with our families, friends and to enjoy our leisure activities. We are committed to making the Charity an environment where a healthy work life balance can be maintained.

Probationary Period

All positions are subject to a satisfactory probationary period of six months.