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The benefits of working for Natural Resources Wales

There are a range of benefits of working for Natural Resources Wales, including:

  • A normal full-time working week of 37 hours with some opportunities for part-time, compressed hours, job-share, term-time working, annualised working.
  • 28 days annual leave a year increasing to 33 days after 5 years continuous service, including carry-over of up to 10 days annual leave a year, bring-forward of up to 5 days a year and the opportunity to purchase annual leave.
  • Flexible working arrangements (flexi-time) between 7am and 7pm Monday to Friday, including time off in lieu.
  • Special leave provisions (paid and unpaid) including study leave, volunteering, jury service, career breaks.
  • Additional maternity leave, paternity, adoption leave and shared parental leave.
  • Benefits to support active and sustainable travel including Cycle to Work purchase scheme, annual season ticket loans, bike-friendly policies and facilities, corporate bike hire memberships, access to pool cars, pool bikes and electric vehicles.
  • Employee Assistance Programme providing advice and support in relation to work-life balance, relationships, health and wellbeing, debt, disability and illness, bereavement and loss, stress, anxiety and depression, family issues, bullying and harassment etc.
  • Free parking at some NRW offices and recreation sites
  • Civil Service pension scheme
  • Eye test and eye care vouchers
  • Occupational Health services, including access to counselling
  • Trade Union membership (fee applicable)
  • Sports and social club (fee applicable)
  • Discounted gym membership (participating providers only)
  • Other employee benefits package such as retail vouchers

All the above opportunities are available on a case by case basis, dependent on role and business requirements.

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