Barbon - a Great Place to Work

Benefits & Rewards


Competitive starting salary

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25 days’ holiday

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Pension scheme

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Performance-based bonus scheme

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Death in service benefit (four times basic salary)

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Healthcare cash plan

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Subsidised gym memberships

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Online discounts and cashback cards from a variety of high street retailers

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Variety of flexible benefits (including private medical cover, private dental cover, cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers, charitable giving)

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2% allowance to spend on extra benefits after one years’ service

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Barbon Careers - A great place to work

Wellbeing

The aim of Barbon Wellbeing is to maximise our work-life balance and focus on our:

Health both at work and at home; supporting all employees with initiatives to focus on physical and mental health
Happiness having more fun at work, feeling recognised, engaged and motivated
Comfort ensuring our environment is as good as it can be and the culture suits our people led business

Each month has a different theme with different wellbeing initiatives; plus news about what’s going on in and around Lincoln and what’s coming up at Barbon.


Barbon Graduate Development Programme

People are our greatest assets; and that’s why choosing the right people and investing in their development is so important. If you do join us as a graduate, you’ll find yourself part of a friendly team working towards the future success of an exciting and expanding business.
Our Graduate Development Programme will enable you to develop within your particular area of expertise. You’ll be based at our site in Lincoln and may even spend a short amount of time at our site in Teignmouth, Devon, as part of your training.


What you’ll be doing
Each of our Graduate Development Programmes are different, as we tailor the content to meet your specific needs. But, broadly speaking, you’ll spend some time in placements around the business building up your knowledge and understanding what makes us tick.
This will be undertaken together with some specific placements within key areas of the department you’re assigned to, to help build up your specialist knowledge.
As part of your training, you’ll be challenged to work on specific business projects and you’ll also be involved in an off-the-job training programme, designed to develop your key competencies, knowledge and skills.
Throughout the programme you’ll be sponsored by a mentor and supported, where appropriate, towards attaining relevant professional qualifications.
Once you’ve completed your training, you’ll be able to take up a position at Barbon within your area of expertise.


How to apply
If you’d like to apply for the chance to join the programme, please email a CV and covering letter to vacancies@barbon.com:
explaining what you’ve learned through your degree and how it’s relevant to this application
describing the qualities that you feel you can bring to our team and how they’ll benefit Barbon


Apprenticeships
Barbon currently has a number of employees completing NVQs throughout the business. We also have an apprentice within our Legal & Claims department. We are currently looking into a Barbon Apprenticeship Programme. More information will be available on this shortly.

Talent Management Programme
LEAD is our in-house Talent Management Programme. This programme's aim is to support and develop individuals who have shown potential within the business, and who want to learn the skills needed to boost their chances of career progression in the future, by increasing their business awareness across multiple functions.

LEAD consists of key skills modules and e-learning modules, as well as the opportunity to get involved in a business improvement project, and includes a combination of on and off-the-job training. It's an ongoing scheme and takes place every six months.