Working for Oakleaf

Working for Oakleaf

We are always looking for individuals to join the Oakleaf team!

“I am so glad I came to work at Oakleaf.  It is a dynamic charity, responding to huge challenges to everyone’s mental health. The support for all staff makes me feel valued and excited about my role.”

Why choose Oakleaf?

As a mental health charity, we know how important the benefits of a mentally healthy workplace are. We offer a range of benefits to help you take care of your health, plan for retirement and maintain a great work/life balance:


Annual Leave – 32 days leave including statutory holidays.

Additional day added for each year worked (a maximum of 4 days).

Also, a day off for your birthday!

Flexible working – we will accommodate flexible working patterns wherever possible and welcome hybrid arrangements combining remote and in-person working for many roles

Pensionsall eligible employees are enrolled into the Oakleaf pension scheme

Employee Assistance Programme – a confidential service, which can help with any personal, family or work-related issues. It is available 24/7 over the phone

Discount eye tests – available with Vision Express for VDU users

Cycle-to-Work Scheme – this is a salary-sacrifice scheme, from Green Commute Initiative and Evans, that allows staff to obtain cycles and safety equipment as a tax-free benefit

Free Parking – on-site parking

Training and Development – opportunities for staff and volunteers to access training courses to help expand their knowledge in a variety of areas

Free tea & coffee

Private Healthcare Scheme


Oakleaf shares Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England’s hopes to create a society where everyone’s mental health matters. MHFA is an internationally recognised training course which teaches people to spot the symptoms of mental health issues, offer initial help and guide a person towards support. Oakleaf provides MHFA training both in-person and online. To find out more, please click here.

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