Careers at NFER

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Meet the NFER team | How our staff make a difference | Benefits and staff development

What it's like to work at NFER

Joining us at NFER enables you to enjoy the benefits of a modern office environment set in its own extensive grounds at Slough with a rich literary history, located close to the train station and central road links connecting you to the M4, M25, M40 and A4.

Staff benefits

NFER offers its employees a generous holiday allowance, comprising:

NFER belongs to a federated pension scheme in which both employers and employees contribute. We also participate in the childcare voucher scheme, which enables staff to purchase vouchers through their salary. Members of staff are also eligible for consideration for a series of free physiotherapy treatments with a local provider.

Our staff council regularly meets to provide staff with representative participation in the Foundation’s decision making processes.

Staff development

NFER actively supports the development of our people, offering opportunities to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to perform their jobs. This is achieved through a variety of means including: