Family Friendly Facilities and Work-Life-Balance
- Work Life Balance – The University aims to be a ‘best practice’ employer. It recognises that, in order to promote diversity and equality, and to address and retain the highest quality work force, its employment policies need to be flexible and responsive. The University’s Work Life Balance suite of policies can be accessed at: http://www.hr.leeds.ac.uk/policies/UploadedFiles/WorkLifeBalancePolicy.doc or via the HR web pages at: http://www.hr.leeds.ac.uk/policies/
- Childcare provision – The University’s Bright Beginnings Childcare Centre offers high quality childcare to students and staff members at the University.
It is registered with Ofsted Early Years who register and inspect all daycare facilities and can accommodate up to 144 children aged between 3 months and 5 years.
It also operates a Holiday Play scheme during the school holidays which is registered for 56 children aged between 5 and 11 years.
- Childcare vouchers – Childcare vouchers offering genuine financial savings are available to University employees through Kiddivouchers. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/hr/benefits/childcare.htm