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About Avanta

What is it like to work for Avanta

David Alberto makes it his business to visit centres regularly and speaks to all employees when he can. He is known as an inspirational leader in Avanta. His open door policy encourages all to speak with him whenever they need, take ideas to him and any Suggestions offered are taken seriously. David's invitations to events are spread widely so everyone has an opportunity to attend where possible. David starts any Induction day off with a presentation of the company, with an open and answer question and answers session. He has created an open culture and close family feel to Avanta, and has maintained this through a strong period of business growth. The current SMT started working with David in 2004, when the business started and they have continued to be part of this growing company alongside David, working as a team to build the best possible business that they can.
My Manager
My Manager
To support employees taking on extra responsibility for training outside of their department/responsibility an additional amount is paid to each of those employees. These employees are part of the internal validation team on the skills, behaviours and processes of the company. There are NVQ's in leadership and management, recognised Qualifications in coaching and assessing LEAP and One Team Induction Workbook, plus other documents and HR and operational guides are held on the Company Intranet HR to include employment law - Disciplinary and Grievance, Capability, all other named training documents Such as LEAP, One Team Induction Workbook. There are support opportunities for managers in the form of Regional Meetings, Business Centre Manager Meetings, Monthly Centre Team meetings, ABCM Meetings.
My Team
My Team
The company has funds especially for fun and social events. £220 was spent per person between August 2009 and August 2010. This included the Comedy Store Christmas Party, Softball in the Park, Company Drinks, Company Conference, Quiz Nights and a Summer BBQ. Formal team building is provided 1–2 times per year and included a soft ball event in Regents Park.

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  • Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Full family cover

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  • Male : Female:

    28% / 72%

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  • Under 35 to Over 55 Ratio:

    No employees under 35


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