There are a number of benefits available to AIT staff. More information on these benefits is available below.
An Post Savings Scheme
An optional Group Savings Scheme based on National Instalment Savings is available to employees of the institute. Employees taking part in this scheme will agree a fixed deduction from salary which will continue for a period of 1 year. Applications to join the scheme will be accepted annually in April with deductions commencing in May of each year. Further details are available from the HR Department.
Bike to Work
AIT are proud to facilitate the Bike to Work scheme which allows employees to obtain a brand new bike and safety equipment worth up to €1,000 using a salary sacrifice arrangement, saving up to 51% of the retail price of the bike and equipment.
Employee Assistance Service
Available anytime (24/7, 365 days a year) for telephone confidential advice, access to customised online services, specialist information on health & wellbeing and structured counselling.
Register for Employee Assistance with Spectrum Life Online here
Freephone IRE: 1800 814 243
AIT Organisation Code: U2dPOWYb
Employees Personal Accident Policy
All employees of the institute are invited to participate in the personal accident insurance scheme which is provided through AIG Insurance Ltd.
Insurance cover is provided on a 24 hour per day basis and certain benefits are payable under the policy where an insured employee suffers injury as a result of an accident.
AIT promotes work life balance for all staff members and offers a range of flexible working and leave options available to staff. These include:
Other Flexi Policies available for AIT Staff:
AIT Gym Membership
AIT Staff Membership
Gym only upfront payment €179 per annum
Weekly paid (€3.45 per week for 52 weeks*)
Monthly paid (€14.92 per month for 12 months*)
Gym and classes upfront payment €215 per annum
Weekly paid (€4.14 per week for 52 weeks*)
Monthly paid (€17.92 per month for 12 months*)
AIT Gym also offer a AIT Staff a discounted €5 Pay as You go Rate.
- Access to the Gym (7am to 10pm Mon-Fri, 9am to 6pm Sat, Sun & Bank Hols)
- Fitness assessments & Personalised Programmes
- Scheduled use of the Outdoor Track and Indoor Arena
- Access to Members Only Changing Rooms, Showers and Lockers.
AIT Sport App
Members and pay as you go users book their sessions on the AIT Sport App https://mobileapp.legendonlineservices.co.uk/a/AV8N?p=6
Users can also find our Safe Workout Plan and additional information on AIT Sport in the App.
MS Office software is available free of charge to all AIT Employees. To download MS Apps: Open AIT webpage, go to Quicklinks on the options bar, click Office 365 and login. Here you will see Install Office on the top right hand side of page.
Dell Employee Purchase Programme
All staff are eligible for a discount on purchases made through the Dell website. Discounts are as follows:
Save 2% off up to €699
Save 5% off between €700 and €1599
Save 8% off above €1600
More information on how to obtain these benefits is available here.
Athlone Institute of Technology recognises that staff are a vital and valued asset and encourages and enables everyone to develop their potential. For more information on Professional Development and how to apply, go to our Professional Development page.
Sports and Social Club
The aim of the Sports and Social Club is to generate a greater sense of community in AIT. We can also have some fun and get to know each other outside of the working environment. The club offers a range of activities and events for staff and so we invite you to become involved and grow our community. For more information you can email email@example.com
Tax Saver Commuter Scheme
Taxsaver is an incentive by the Government for staff to use public transport to commute to work. AIT will purchase the ticket on your behalf and te cost will be deducted from your gross salary, allowing a saving of between 28.5% and 52% on the regular price, depending on ticket type and your tax band.