Employee Benefits at Somerset House

The following benefits apply to our full and part time employees, and are subject to any terms and conditions as set out in our Employee Handbook.

Mental Health & Wellbeing
-    Access to our external Employee Assistance Programme (CiC) for free 24/7 confidential advice and support, including up to 6 free counselling sessions per year where needed
-    Mental health support and guidance from our in-house trained Mental Health First Aiders 
-    Hybrid working based on having 2-3 days in office per week (pro rata if part time)
-    Staff Social Club – range of monthly social events to meet and connect with colleagues outside of work

-    Enhanced annual leave – 25 days plus bank holidays (pro rata)
-    Birthday leave - additional day leave on or within a week of your birthday
-    Festive day - discretionary additional day off around Christmas period

Other Leave
-    Sick leave – 20 days full pay, followed by 20 days half pay (pro rata)
-    Emergency dependent care – option to use 25% of paid sick leave for emergency care of a dependent
-    Enhanced maternity pay

-    8% employer pension contributions
-    No minimum requirement for employee contributions
-    Option for salary exchange

Interest fee loans
-    Season ticket loan
-    Cycle to Work scheme

Discounts, offers and free stuff!
-    Tickets to Somerset House events (e.g. 2x free tickets to Summer Series gig and Skate session of choice)
-    Free reciprocal access to other museums/exhibitions (list on request)
-    Discounts at onsite restaurants, bars and cafes
-    Preferential membership fees at King’s College gym 
-    Access to offers and events from our resident community – circulated in weekly newsletter
-    Occasional corporate member discounts
-    Reimbursement for eye and eyesight tests, plus contribution towards corrective glasses where required for use of Visual Display Units.