HR Benefits

Sports and Social Club

The aim of our 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 email: socialclub@ait.ie 

Policy

AIG Personal Accident Insurance

Claim Form

Memo to Staff October 2018

Personal Accident Policy

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.

Application form

Declaration form

Salary Deduction form

An Post Savings Scheme

Taxsaver 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.

Employee Assistance Programme

Available anytime (24/7, 365 days a year) for telephone advice, access to customised online services, specialist information on health & wellbeing and structured counselling. 

Inspire Workshop Briefing

Title: VDU Eye Examination

The Treatment Benefit Scheme entitles you to a free eyesight test once every second calendar year. Or more detailed information visit www.gov.ie/treatmentbenefitscheme

Eye Examination Form

Flexible Working

AIT promotes work life balance for all staff members and offers a range of flexible working and leave options available to staff. These include:

Family Leave

The following types of Family Leave are available for AIT staff. Please see policies page for full details:

  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Maternity leave
  • Paternity Leave
  • Adoptive Leave
  • Parent's Leave

Other Flexi Policies available for AIT Staff

  • Flexi-time
  • Career Break
  • Force Majeure
  • Unpaid Leave
  • Work Share

All staff are entitled to paid leave for an unexpected emergency. Examples include illness or injury of a child. See policy page for more details.

IT Benefits

Microsoft Office

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 - € 1599
  • Save 8% off above €1600

Professional Development

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.

Faculty of Benefits News

AIT Counselling Service Partners with 24/7 Crisis Text Helpline

19 Oct

Third National SURE Conference Celebrating Undergraduate Research to Take Place Virtually

15 Oct

3Set Delivers Ireland’s First Student Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Framework

10 Oct

AIT - LIT Consortium Awarded €5 Million to Progress TU Ambition

08 Oct

Cambridge Fellow Delivers Guest Lecture to Pharmaceutical Science Students

05 Oct

AIT Moves Lectures and Tutorials Online for Two Weeks

28 Sep