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Learning and development


We want to support you to be the person you want to be.

We believe in providing all our colleagues with the choice to grow in the direction they choose; this could be building technical skills or supporting you in developing yourself. Whatever shape that takes, we will invest in the future you.

Our culture encourages colleagues to invest in their development, actively seek out opportunities to grow themselves and their teams, and share their knowledge and support others in their development.

Investing in your learning and development

  • Continuous personal and professional development and support to develop achievable career plans
  • On-the-job training
  • Personal review and development planning
  • Coaching and mentoring - both from externally qualified and internal coaches and mentors
  • Apprenticeships - from levels 2-7 relevant to your role and specialist area in order to develop you further
  • Digital learning - formal learning resources available via our MYLO platform
  • Shadowing - the opportunity to spend time with colleagues in other teams to understand how we all work together towards our Strategic Plan and Business Priorities.


Committed to creating happy and healthy working lives

We provide many tools and resources to keep our people healthy and supported.

Whether it’s our commitment to wellbeing through generous holiday allowance, occupational sick pay, flexible and family-friendly working options, or healthcare benefits, we provide a range of benefits to support and reward our employees. 

  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) is a health and wellbeing benefit available to all employees. It offers access to a variety of confidential services, including telephone and online counselling and legal and financial information services
  • Healthcare and well-being plan
  • Enhanced family-friendly schemes
  • Support with financial wellbeing
  • Inclusion networks (Roots, Pride in Progress, Meno Movers, and Carers Together) are open to all and provide support to those who identify with them
  • People Forum
  • Trade Union
  • Regular wellbeing pop-up events and workshops
  • Social events to connect 
  • Occupational sick pay to cover periods of absence due to ill health
  • Mental health first aiders and wellbeing champions.

Famously proud to be Progress