Staff benefits

Find out more about the facilities, environment and benefits that we offer to employees at Keele in the sections below. Visit our section at to see the current positions available and apply online.

Keele University is one of the UK's largest campus universities and occupies a beautiful and historic 600 acre estate in North Staffordshire where many of our staff work and live. 

Find out more about our university, our campus and its facilities in the About us section.

Our Benefits

We are committed to providing an environment where staff are highly valued and feel motivated, where there are personal development opportunities, and where colleagues understand and support the strategic aims of the University.

Salary Scales - Information on the current salary scales.

Pensions - Information on the pension schemes available and Payflex.

Childcare - we have the Keele Day Nursery on campus.

Organisational Development - We offer a programme of Continuing Professional Development for our staff.

Staff Housing - Housing on campus to rent or buy.

Cycling to Work Scheme - Hire a bike tax free.

Mortgages – Santander Universities is higher education’s largest corporate donor and has supported Keele University for 11 years; providing more than £1.2m in funding, and supporting more than 800 students.

Santander is currently collaborating with partner universities to help staff find a mortgage that is right for them.

Please, visit Santander UK for further information on Santander mortgage offer or contact the Santander Universities Relationship Manager for Keele University – Robert Simmonds at, who will put you in contact with your closest Santander contact.

Sport and Fitness - A campus sports centre with reduced staff membership rates and discounted swimming at the local Jubilee2 pool.

The Keele Card - The campus wide payment card with discounts at many of our food outlets

IT Perks

We are able to offer discounts for our colleagues to purchase personal IT equipment from a range of suppliers:

Local Schools and Colleges

For details of Infants, primary, high/secondary, higher education colleges and special schools local to Keele University and within the surrounding area please visit the Get information about schools service and search in the desired locality of Keele's postcode (ST5 5BG).

Our Health and Wellbeing

We aim to work with colleagues to integrate wellbeing into our day to day activities to enable us to create the environment which is positive, health supportive and enables us all to achieve.

Health and Wellbeing at Keele - Information to support mental and physical health and wellbeing.

Faith - Information about our support and provision for everyone regardless of religion, faith, or background.

Paycare Health Scheme - Healthcare plans for staff.

Equality & Diversity - About Equality and Diversity at Keele.

Occupational Health Service - Supporting staff in the workplace.

Staff Counselling - Face to face counselling service for staff

Smoking Policy

Welcome to our new colleagues joining us at Keele, please visit our new starters page for information to know prior to starting your employment with us.

Everyone's accessibility needs are different, and so it's important to have accurate information about a place, and if it is going to be accessible to you, find out more at our Campus accessibility page.