We believe in flexibility. For us, flexibility is something we live and breathe - and we'll want you to as well. When you join us you'll be part of a workforce where flexibility means thinking differently about how, where and when we all work.
We believe that work is not a place that you go; it's something that you do and achieve. This is why we're applying the agile working framework to many of our office spaces. Our workplace vision is to provide our employees with a new way of working that empowers and inspires them to achieve great things for our people, customers, communities and shareholders. We're putting our people at the centre of our workplaces and motivating them to do great things.
We’ve been on a journey to change our office spaces so they reflect an agile working environment. In many of our offices there are no fixed desks; instead our people work in neighbourhoods, with each team or business unit being allocated an area. Technology plays a huge part in enabling an agile working environment, so we're also transforming the way we think about technology and in particular, limiting our use of paper. It's all about mixing independence with collaboration, and being okay with the unexpected. View some of our office spaces and their facilities.
We have over 100 Bank Now branches that have been specially designed using the agile framework. Basically, this means we've improved the way we help our customers with their banking needs. Our new branches allow our people to be more available and face-to-face with customers, rather than standing behind barriers. The open and flexible layout maximises space and embraces technology, with new services including:
24/7 self-service lobbies
Transaction cash recyclers
The Bank Now design provides the blueprint for all our future new branches and refurbishments.
No matter what role you have with us, we'll look at how you can do your job with the flexibility you need while achieving great things in our business. That means exploring how you can fit your job around your life - not the other way around.
So no matter what you have happening in your life, your hobbies or the adventures you have planned, when you work with us you can define what working means for you. This isn't just a gimmick - when you join us you'll see that this is how many of us choose to work. Fitting work around life is not new for us; it's the norm. You can work in different ways including:
Different start and finish times
Working away form the office, either regularly or as you need to
Compressed working weeks
When you work with us you'll find that even our leave policies help you work the way you want, when you want. Our policies are designed to support flexibility in the workplace, and include:
12 weeks of flexible lifestyle leave (either paid via purchased leave or unpaid) each year
One day of paid wellbeing and lifestyle leave
Paid parental leave up to 13 weeks (all up you can take up to two years unpaid leave off)
Grandparental leave up to 12 months unpaid
Career break leave between three and 12 months unpaid
10 days of domestic violence support leave for employees experiencing domestic violence and carers supporting loved ones
Transition to retirement support plus 3 days of paid leave to pursue retirement related activities
Sporting leave and volunteer leave
Plus you'll also have access to the usual paid annual leave, generous paid personal/carers leave as well as study leave, long service leave and leave without pay.
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