Why work for us

We offer:

  • flexible working - including opportunities for hybrid working, job sharing, compressed hours, and career breaks
  • family friendly leave - includes maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave
  • mental health and physical wellbeing - including access to our Employee Assistance Programme, help to quit smoking, access to private healthcare, free eye tests and discounted leisure offers
  • financial wellbeing - excellent pension scheme, charitable giving options
  • generous annual leave - 24 to 32 days, with the option to purchase extra leave plus an extra bank holiday at Christmas
  • competitive pay - performance assessments with the opportunity for salary increments and transparent salary scales
  • transport offers - cycle to work scheme, carpooling, subsidised parking and interest-free season ticket loans
  • recognition - Thank you messaging to celebrate staff success and sharing of compliments received
  • professional and personal development - training and workshops to help you thrive and a discount on most Learning and Enterprise College Bexley courses
  • staff support networks - our networks support and encourage networking between staff with various events throughout the year
  • employee volunteering - get out of the office and help a local project blossom
  • MyChoice benefit scheme - your pick of perks from vouchers to car leasing
  • local authority discount scheme - attraction and theme park discounts and local offers in partnership with KAARP

Our values

These values and behaviours, shared with our staff and contractors, will be crucial to achieving our vision.

Corporate Plan values

Open and Accessible

  • be honest and accountable
  • use straightforward language
  • be approachable
  • strive to understand needs
  • respond clearly

Innovation

  • champion new ideas and ways of working
  • take time for creative thinking
  • embrace challenges
  • learn from mistakes
  • actively listen
  • share insights

Listening and Responding

  • create opportunities for feedback
  • be open
  • take time to understand, reflect
  • take action
  • do what you say you’ll do

Leadership

  • recognise we’re all leaders
  • be confident
  • inspire others with your passion
  • nurture an open and inclusive environment
  • invite challenge
  • be there for others
  • facilitate innovation
  • be a role model for workplace wellbeing

Collaborate

  • work together for the greater good
  • value everyone’s contribution
  • share knowledge across teams
  • encourage clear, straightforward communication
  • contribute positively to the Bexley story

Impact

  • strive to make a genuine difference
  • be proud - celebrate our achievements
  • create a buzz
  • take pride in others’ success
  • share your learning
  • aim to make things better