Employment and skills

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For our staff

We recognise that our staff are our most valuable asset and are committed to being a good employer in a wide range of ways, including:

  • good employer and health and safety policies
  • occupational health services
  • staff benefits, including subsidised sports, open access physiotherapy, and staff skin cancer awareness sessions
  • staff awards
  • family friendly and flexible working policies
  • staff appraisal and continuing professional development and mentoring
  • staff surveys and staff involvement opportunities.

Within the wider community

We also work in partnership with the wider community to increase local employment opportunities and skills, through:

  • work experience and apprenticeship schemes
  • job fairs
  • regular involvement with the local Science Festival
  • working with Job Centre Plus
  • involvement with the multi-agency Gloucestershire Health, Work and Well-being Group
  • offering opportunities for volunteering