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GTR (Govia Thameslink Railway)

Transport, shipping & logistics | 5,001-10,000 employees
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Flexible working

Flexible working

Find out how you can work flexibly at GTR (Govia Thameslink Railway).
Career development

Career development

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Inclusive & anti-discriminatory culture

Inclusive & anti-discriminatory culture

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Shared caring responsibility

Shared caring responsibility

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Diversity, equity, and inclusion at GTR (Govia Thameslink Railway)

As a WORK180 Endorsed Employer, GTR (Govia Thameslink Railway) is committed to ensuring all their employees can thrive. Check out the strategies they have in place for driving equity in the workplace.

Flexible working arrangements

This standard focuses on the way organizations step outside traditional '9 - 5' structures to ensure every employee can deliver their best, regardless of their personal circumstances.

Strategies in place at GTR (Govia Thameslink Railway)
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Formalized policy related to flexible working arrangements in place
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Flexible work options offered:
Flexibility typeAvailability
Compressed working weekRole / team dependent
Flexible start and finish timesRole / team dependent
Job sharing arrangementsRole / team dependent
Part-time contractsRole / team dependent
Rostered days offRole / team dependent
Time-off in lieu of overtimeRole / team dependent
Work from anywhere (remote working) optionsRole / team dependent
Work from anywhere (remote working) permanentlyRole / team dependent
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Paid holiday, vacation or annual leave in the first 12-months:
25days
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Fully paid personal sick and carer's leave in the first 12-months:
7days
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Open to candidates discussing flexible working arrangements during an interview
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Operational set up:
Co-working spaces utilized
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Fully paid community service leave in the first 12-months:
0days
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Unpaid leave options:
Individual needs considered

About GTR (Govia Thameslink Railway)

Govia Thameslink Railway is a train operating company, made up of a family of trusted regional brands - Southern, Gatwick Express, Thameslink and Great Northern. With over 7400 staff, we manage 239 stations and deliver 24% of all passenger rail journeys in the UK.  We’re investing heavily in the infrastructure and technology on our lines, so we can deliver more. More train services, more station improvements and more information (including WIFI) on or platforms. Above all, we want to give our customers and our people more say – to help us create a better rail service for everyone.   
 

Everyone in our team has an important role in delivering a great service to our customers, and to show that we’re with them along ...
Swapping skies for beating tracks
Employee stories
Swapping skies for beating tracks
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I’d like to see more women join the Railway, because it’s an industry for everyone, train driving is for anyone that is committed enough to the job. It’s a great job! There are obviously the perks of a good pension and stability but it’s also a rewarding job. Knowing you’ve got thousands of commuters to work on time is satisfying. It’s always nice when someone says thank you.
Alexandra
Trainee Train Driver, GTR (Govia Thameslink Railway)
Alexandra

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