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Here at workingmums we are all about bringing you closer to roles with employers that recognise the value of supporting working parents.
Companies that advertise their roles with us tend to offer flexible work practices that make it easier for you to balance home life and your career. These are businesses that recognise the skills and commitment working parents bring to their roles. Four family-friendly organisations are advertising vacancies with us this month.
Morgan Sindall Construction creates inspiring places that enhance the communities where we live, learn, work, play and care.
Over 50% of its projects are in the education sector, both constructing brand new buildings and refurbishing historic ones. The emphasis is creating the right environment for learning. Other projects include office and commercial spaces, with a focus on healthy workspaces, leisure facilities and healthcare settings.
With more than 1,200 employees, Morgan Sindall Construction embraces diversity and has an inclusive culture, with a direct focus on working families. Colleagues are encouraged to explain their specific needs to develop suitable working arrangements.
L&Q is a housing association looking after more than 105,000 homes across London and the South East. L&Q is now the largest provider of new affordable homes in the UK and has plans to create 100,000 new homes in the next decade.
Operating as a registered charity, L&Q builds aspiration, opportunity and confidence for everyone in its communities. It is recognised as a great place to work in a 2017 survey, and has high levels of employee engagement.
L&Q is committed to work-life balance and supporting its colleagues through the changing demands of family life, with many family-friendly policies and flexible working arrangements in place.
Pearson’s mission is to help people make progress in their lives through learning. Combining technology and personalised learning at scale, Pearson builds direct relationships with millions of lifelong learners all over the world.
The company believes that inclusive talent management is an essential part of its ongoing success. It embraces flexible working policies including agile, virtual and remote working, generous maternity leave entitlements and phased returns.
Pearson were shortlisted in the Innovation in Flexible Working category at workingmums.co.uk 2019 Top Employer Awards.
Nest Corporation is the organisation behind Nest Pensions, one of the largest schemes in the UK. It offers low cost, high quality pensions for its members. Nest is proud of its inclusive and diverse working environment, promoting a healthy work life balance and continuous learning for career development.
Established in 2010, Nest celebrates difference, challenges stereotypes and empowers employees. It has implemented an extensive flexible working policy that benefits colleagues and their families. Nest also offers a range of employment benefits to meet the needs of a diverse workforce, including competitive pensions and charity volunteering.