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Frequently Asked Questions

Everything you need to know before you apply.

We know when searching what is right for your career, you’ll want to know what working for an organisation is really like and how you will be supported. Here are some of our most common FAQs.

Inspired has offices throughout the UK including its HQ in Kirkham plus Cardiff and London. Depending on the role you apply for, you will be either office-based, home-based or flexible. If you are contracted as a home worker, you will be required to visit your contracted parent office should the business require your attendance. The terms of working will be agreed when you are offered a position.

If you are working from home, the usual provisions are a laptop, monitor, mouse, keyboard, and a headset.   

Current working hours are 08:45 to 17:00 (Monday to Thursday) and 08:45 to 16:00 (Friday) with one hour lunch. Some roles are part-time and working hours are dependent on the individual’s role requirements and business area. If you require further information, please contact our HR department.

When you start at Inspired, dependent on role, we can provide (but not limited to):

  • A full HR Induction  
  • An arranged Team induction, organised by your line manager, to meet key personnel around the business 

Inspired has several training pathways for Aspiring Managers (Leadership Programme), Project Managers, Trainers and Client Relationship Managers. We have a dedicated Training team who deliver ongoing professional and business development via:

  • Classroom-based training
  • Virtual Training
  • On-the-job training
  • Bootcamp online training
  • Mentoring and role shadowing

We have a growing number of professional training courses (currently exceeding 55 individual sessions) and a certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, who can certify in Lean Six Sigma, Yellow, Green and Black Belt. Along side our System training courses, including Microsoft Excel and Visio (BPMN – Business Process Mapping Notation).

Our benefits include:

  • 25 days holiday plus Bank holidays  
  • Sharesave scheme  
  • Tusker – electric vehicle car scheme  
  • Unmind App  
  • EAP – Employee assistance programme  
  • Free onsite parking  
  • Training and development  

In 2021, we introduced three distinct committees, made up of employees across all levels and departments within Inspired. They work to ensure we have the best possible working environment for all. 

  • Employee Engagement  Committee 
  • Health and Wellbeing  Committee
  • Environmental Committee

We have also rolled out an Employee Assistance Programme and all employees have access to the Unmind app to support your personal wellbeing. Our HR team are always on hand to support employees. 

Your individual probation period will be outlined in your contract of employment.   

Performance is evaluated through quarterly 1-2-1 appraisal reviews, working collaboratively with your line manager to create personal and departmental objectives. Each department has unique objectives which can be explored further with your new line manager.

Get in touch

If you have any questions, would like to discuss a role in more detail or think you could bring value to an area of our business not currently listed, please contact our careers team.