We want our employees to have the support, workspaces and technology to do their best work. We believe that diversity and difference makes us stronger, and are committed to creating opportunities for all our people to share and grow their talents.
We’re proud to have a workforce that bring lots of experience and dedication to their roles. On our new careers site you’ll be able to look through our vacancies, apply for jobs, and discover more about what it’s like to work for us.
We want to make sure that our people work effectively and safely, and support them to meet their goals and learn new things. This year, we launched Keep Learning, our online learning platform, where our employees can find an engaging programme of e-learning and training.
Nisa, our new Race and Diversity Lead, will drive our work on meeting the commitments in our new Race Action Plan, which includes improving how we develop and support our racially and ethnically diverse colleagues, and redesigning our recruitment process.
Following the success of the Moments of Joy events for our customers, we created a programme of online arts workshops and talks for our employees. We listened to poetry and performances from Ian McMillan and Otis Mensah, danced with Charlie Armitage and Mulembas d’África, and wrote with Yvonne Battle-Felton.
We work with local partners to offer free support for people with health conditions to thrive in employment. From November 2020 to January 2021, our Working Win service was extended to support employed people during the Coronavirus outbreak.
received free, personalised support to stay in or return to work.
Working Win is back, and we’re currently working with people across South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw to find and stay in work. We offer support from a qualified team of health professionals, debt and financial advice, help and training for employers, and more.
We asked our employees about their experiences of working through the Coronavirus outbreak, and the support and information they’d received at work. We used information from this anonymous survey to understand how people rated their own physical and mental wellbeing, what support and services work well, and how we can make improvements and changes.
“Talking to colleagues, putting in place work/home-life boundaries, better time management with support from my manager, and using my flexi-time.”An employee’s response to “What wellbeing services have been useful this year?”