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Careers | Benefits

Your role at Owlstone Medical is only one part of your life. We have an extensive benefits program to support you in both your work life and your home life.

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We provide a generous benefits package that aims to support the health and well-being of our employees and their families. 

While the philosophy around our benefits is the same worldwide, specific benefits vary regionally due to local regulations and preferences. We offer a flexible and hybrid working environment for employees, where possible.

Below are some of the benefits we offer our UK-based employees:

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Annual Leave

25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing with length of service.

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Employee Share Options

We want our employees to benefit from Owlstone's growth and success.

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Private Medical Insurance

Available for all employees through Vitality. Family can be added at your own cost.

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Contributory Pension

We will contribute up to 6%, based on your own contributions.

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Learning and Development

Helping you achieve your personal and professional goals.*

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Cycle to Work Scheme

Save money on a new bike and enjoy a healthier journey to work.

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Employee Wellbeing

We're passionate about supporting you to be your best self in your work and home life.

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Green Committee

Helping us get greener and holding us to account for future sustainability.

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Social Committee

Organizing virtual and in-person events, alongside clubs and other activities.

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Income Protection Assurance

If long-term illness or injury stop you working, your income should be assured at 75%.

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Employee Assistance Program

Access caring and confidential support 24/7 for you and your family.

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Life Insurance

We hope you won’t need this. But if you do, it’s paid at 4x your basic salary.


*In September 2023 we were proud to be a Silver Winner for Employer of the Year at the annual SME Cambridge Business Awards - an award which recognizes our company-wide commitment and dedication to looking after our employees.

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