Benefits of working at Westward

Employee Benefits include:  

  • Competitive and benchmarked salaries (see more in Pay and Rewards)
  • Simply Health which includes health and well-being plans, discounted products and services as well as personal advice and counselling
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Family-friendly working with enhanced maternity and paternity benefits – (maternity leave, paternity leave, adoptive leave, parental leave, dependent's leave)
  • Generous annual leave consisting of 26 days plus bank holidays
  • Learning and development opportunities (cost of courses)
  • Staff forum; a quarterly opportunity to share thoughts, ideas and any concerns within the business
  • Travel ticket loans and cycle to work scheme
  • Free parking (where possible)

A place where all colleagues thrive

We have a very low gender pay gap of just 6% in 2023 and are not complacent.

Watch our film and read more detail here: A place where all colleagues thrive

Westward makes a stand

We are proud to be members of:

We have created a film with Advantage South West to raise colleague and contractor awareness about spotting and reporting domestic abuse (see above right).

We make a difference.

We are Disability Confident employers

Disability confident logo We are a Disability Confident Committed employer which enables us to recruit, retain and develop employees with disabilities with confidence.