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About Broads Authority

The Norfolk and Suffolk Broads is Britain's largest protected wetland and third largest inland waterway, with the status of a national park. It's also home to some of the rarest plants and animals in the UK. The Broads Authority was set up over 30 years ago, with responsibility for conservation, planning, recreation and waterways.

The Broads Authority have a primary purpose 'To look after the Broads National Park'. In order to maintain the area, employees are asked to live by five core principles; Commitment, Caring, Open and honest, sustainable, Exemplary.

The CEO lives and breathes these core principles. Believing in togetherness, they aim to always keep in touch with employees. To do this they have set up their desk in an open plan office, regularly engaging with everyone.

The organisation recycle everything that can be recycled. This includes crisp packets, batteries and compost.


What is it like to work for Broads Authority

Wellbeing
Wellbeing
To ensure the wellbeing of everyone at the organisation, Broads Authority allow all employees to take flexi time, along with free drinks provided daily and additional wellness programmes on offer. 
My Team
My Team
This year, the Broads Authority have conducted two Staff Development Days with approximately 120 employees in attendance, celebrating their success individually and collectively, whilst looking to the future.
My Company
My Company
Broads Authority employees live the core values through their behaviours. These are not easily forgotten as they are displayed around the workplace for all to see. 

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here

Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 28 days annual leave to all employees after one year

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary scheme to all employees, or one in which the employer's contribution is at least 5%

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees have more than 5 years' service

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to all staff

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Staff Turnover:

    12%

  • Staff:

    152

  • Average Age:

    48

  • Male : Female:

    65% / 35%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    8%

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