Our People and Culture

Learn how we're creating a positive, inclusive culture where everyone can thrive

Our people are our most important asset. Nurturing our people is absolutely vital to achieving our core purpose of better outcomes for more children. 

Our People and Culture Strategy sets out how we're supporting our colleagues through eight key areas of focus that will make Barnardo's an even better place to work and will bring our values to life in everything we do through a set of behaviours. 

Read the strategy in full and find out more about the eight pillars below. 

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    Colleague Engagement

    Have your voice heard and help shape decisions about the charity's future.

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    Learning and Development

    Access a range of opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your role.

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    Advancement Opportunities

    Interested in progressing into leadership and management at Barnardo's?

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    Pay, reward and recognition

    We're committed to rewarding colleagues who go above and beyond in delivering our vital work.

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    Inclusive environment

    Equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) are central to everything we do at Barnardo's.

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    Hybrid workplace offer

    Find out what the charity's hybrid working model policies and processes mean to you and your role.

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    Health and wellbeing

    Your wellbeing is important to us. View the range of services available to support your health.

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    Leadership Presence

    Meet our leaders and their role at Barnardo's supporting you, our strategy and vision.

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    Our behaviours

    We have a set of behaviours that reflect our core values.