Why work for us


Flexible working

  • hybrid working, job sharing, compressed hours and career breaks

Family-friendly leave

  • includes maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave

Mental health and physical wellbeing

  • access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • discounted leisure offers
  • access to help to quit smoking
  • free eye tests
  • access to private healthcare

Financial wellbeing

  • excellent pension scheme
  • charitable giving options


  • 25 to 33 days plus bank holidays and an extra days leave at Christmas
  • option to purchase additional annual leave

Competitive pay

  • performance assessments with the opportunity for salary increments
  • transparent salary scales

Transport offers

  • cycle to work scheme
  • carpooling
  • interest-free season ticket loans
  • subsidised parking

Employee recognition scheme

  • thank you messaging to celebrate staff success
  • sharing of compliments received in the staff internal comms

Investing in you

  • self-led learning with digital access to training from a range of on-demand learning content. 
  • secondment opportunities
  • successful apprenticeship programme
  • access to our internal coaching scheme
  • discount on most Learning and Enterprise College Bexley courses

Staff Network Groups

  • our networks support and encourage networking

Employee volunteering

  • help a local project blossom.

MyChoice employee benefit scheme

  • access to your pick of perks from high street vouchers
  • car leasing
  • cycle to work scheme

Local authority discount scheme

  • attraction and theme park discounts and local offers in partnership with KAARP

Staff Network Groups

We have a commitment to ensuring equality and diversity in the workplace. Our staff network groups support and encourage networking between staff and Bexley’s processes.

Our current network and Forum Groups:

  • Black, Asian and Minority (B.A.M.E) network
  • Disability Equality network
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans and Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ+) worker's group
  • Women's network group

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


  • 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


  • 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


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


  • 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