Quick facts
  • Year established:
    1972
  • Website:
    http://www.marwell.org.uk
  • Contact
    • Marwell Wildlife, Owslebury, Winchester, Hampshire, United Kingdom, SO21 1JH

About Marwell Wildlife

Hampshire-based Marwell Wildlife are a conservation charity and zoo. They engage with over 40,000 children and young people through their conservation educational programmes and welcome over 500,000 visitors each year to the 140 acre zoological park. In every contact they seek to encourage understanding, and inspire care for the natural world. In essence, they aim to connect people with nature.

Marwell employ talented, unique individuals who are passionate about living in balance with nature, and excellent guest service. In being part of this vibrant and diverse organisation, employees help to make a positive and sustained impact on both people's and animals lives.

With each and every employee playing an essential part in making Marwell a special place, huge emphasis lies on taking a proactive approach to ensure colleagues achieve a healthy work life balance as a whole person.

Marwell's latest initiative is the introduction of handmade wellbeing boxes to every staff room. Inside each box, teams can find items to help them relax such as a novel, colouring books and activities as well as information on benefits.

The charity also provide 24/7 access to an Employee Assistance Programme as well as their employee tailored health cash plan which reimburses employees for medical costs such as counselling, dental treatment, opticians, physiotherapy, massage and allergy testing.


What is it like to work for Marwell Wildlife

Wellbeing
Wellbeing
Marwell provide on-site yoga and pilates, support a workplace choir, subsidise fresh food provision on site and give discounts at the adjoining hotel's wellness suite. 
My Company
My Company
Their mission, values and vision are communicated directly by the CEO at briefing sessions/speed presentations which they deliver in person to all staff. This happens twice a year, with the format being a formal presentation clearly explaining the goals and aims, followed by a more informal and relaxed question and answer session.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Staff receive an annual bonus directly based on the organisation's profits. All employees receive an additional day's leave, A Trustee Day, which they can take during November or December.

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Gym
    Gym

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

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

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  • Pensions
    Pensions

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

  • Development
    Development

    Companies that provide support for non-work related training to all staff

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to all staff

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Staff Turnover:

    19%

  • Staff:

    290

  • Average Age:

    34

  • Male : Female:

    34% / 66%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    7%

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