Quick facts

About Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Authority

The Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park Authority (LLTNPA) are a non-departmental public body charged with ensuring that collective responsibility for the special designation of the National part is upheld by all stakeholders.

Working across six sites, the organisation looks to protect and serve the natural and cultural heritage of the park.

Their values of leadership, inspiring, passion, caring, green and accessible are embodied by the dedicated members of staff who are encouraged to promote these values in their day-to-day lives.

The LLTNPA are also dedicated in their aim to be a great place to work, promoting a positive working environment for all members of staff.

Chief Executive Gordon Watson believes that communicating with the wider team is essential for success. He regularly completes a blog to provide updates on key areas of business, while giving an insight into what he has been dealing with in the past month. Gordon also uses this as an opportunity to personally thank staff for their hard work.


What is it like to work for Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Authority

Wellbeing
Wellbeing
A stress at work policy seeks to establish an effective and consistent approach to the prevention of work-related stress to provide support where cases of stress are identified. The policy looks to support and equip managers with the ability to recognise areas where staff are experiencing unnecessary pressure.
My Team
My Team
The Park Authority regularly run awareness months, which allow teams across the organisations to demonstrate what they do and how they do it. This approach promotes teamwork, while improving working relationships among colleagues across the business.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
The organisation looks to say thank you to members of the team who have gone the extra mile in their work. Corporate services run an employee of the month award to celebrate the work of one individual, while flowers are also sent out as a means of recognition for staff.

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Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave to all employees

  • Gym
    Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary, non-contributory pension scheme or one in which the employer puts in at least three times

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Development
    Development

    Non work related training supported

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    10%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    11%

  • Staff:

    183

  • Average Age:

    44

  • Male : Female:

    44% / 56%

  • UK sites:

    6

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