Work with us

We are a small organisation with a big vision. We want to work with people who are talented and motivated, committed to our values and aims, and will work to the highest professional standards.

Everything we do involves working with others who share our objectives – our employees, volunteers, contractors and consultants, funders, and our project and development partners.

Benefits of being an employee of Horizon (subject to the policies and benefit terms and conditions) include:

  • Competitive salary, reviewed annually, and opportunity for annual performance related salary increases and discretionary non-consolidated pay awards subject to terms of the scheme
  • 35 days’ holiday per year (inclusive of public holidays) pro rata plus an additional 1 day’s pro rata holiday per year after 1 years’ service up to a maximum of 40 days per year
  • Opportunity to buy and sell holiday days
  • Enhanced company sick and family friendly pay
  • Our apprentices receive apprenticeship scheme consolidated salary increases 
  • Temporary enhanced business travel mileage allowance to support employees with increased fuel costs
  • Access to paid qualifications and a wide range of learning and development opportunities
  • Funded Disclosure Scotland regulatory memberships
  • Funded professional membership e.g. CIH, CIMA
  • Defined contribution pension with matched generous employer pension contributions plus salary exchange and additional voluntary contribution options
  • Life assurance scheme providing death in service benefits to named beneficiaries
  • Healthcare cash plan for employees (and dependents) to support health and wellbeing plus discounts on shopping, restaurants and other services
  • Employee assistance programme for employees and their immediate household dependants to support health, mental and financial well-being
  • Annual flu vaccination
  • Flexible working options in most services. Link offers hybrid working for suitable roles so there may be opportunities for home working.
  • Up to £500 tax free pensions advice allowance for employees within 5 years of pension retirement eligibility
  • Access to a savings and borrowing scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Travel season/travel ticket loan
  • Career progression and opportunities across the wider Link group partner organisations
  • and much more!

Equal and inclusive employer

We are an equal and inclusive employer and welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

We are a Living Wage employer, which means we pay everyone working at Link, regardless of whether they are permanent employees or third-party contractors and suppliers, the Scottish Living Wage (which is significantly higher than the national minimum wage).

We offer a wide variety of benefits including flexi-time, generous holidays, a contributory pension scheme, corporate clothing vouchers, an employee assistance programme and childcare vouchers.

Professional development

We offer our people the opportunity to enhance their knowledge with a suitably recognised qualification. We also offer the chance to take part in our mentoring programme which helps with personal and professional development.

Our awards and accreditations

We are committed to the training and development of our people. We support and encourage them to reach their potential by participating in a number of accreditations and award schemes.

  • Healthy Working Lives Gold Award.
  • Investor in People Gold Award and Investor in Young People.
  • Investor in Volunteers.
  • Investors in Diversity.
  • National Skills Academy.
  • See Me.
  • Stonewall.
  • Disability Confident.


We have policies and procedures which guide our approach to procurement and working with consultants and contractors. We maintain a list of approved contractors for a range of work and services. Please contact us for further information on how to register for our approved contractors list.

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