Working for us – support for reservists
We recognise the contribution the reserve forces make to the defence of the country, to the borough and to the civilian workplace.
We also recognise the transferable skills that applicants with an armed forces background could bring to help us deliver our services.
Armed Forces personnel applying for a job with us
We are committed to shortlisting former service personnel who match the person specifications for our vacancies and who have left the services within the last five years. We will take their transferable skills into account in doing so.
Support for Armed Forces personnel working for us
We support staff who are part of the armed forces community.
Our offer to reservist employees includes:
10 days' paid leave each year to attend military training
a flexible working policy to help with military commitments
management support before, during, and after mobilisation
an occupational health service
- sickness absence pay in line with terms and conditions
maternity, paternity and adoption leave in line with terms and conditions
corporate Volunteer Reserve Forces guidance used across the organisation
death in service scheme.