Staff health, wellbeing and support - Work For Scotland

Staff health, wellbeing and support

Staff working on a project together

We care about our people and their wellbeing. We provide our staff with opportunities to connect with colleagues and balance work with their outside commitments.

Key benefits include:

  • Access to a 24/7 Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Counselling and wellbeing services
  • A dedicated in-house welfare team
  • Access to occupational health services
  • Access to staff networks and community groups
  • Access to a mentoring programme
  • Flexible working to support childcare and caring responsibilities
  • Enhancements to family leave/pay (including maternity and paternity)
  • Paid and unpaid leave options
  • Bereavement and carers leave
  • Dedicated intranet site informing and connecting staff
  • Paid volunteering days (up to 6 per year)
  • Gym access in some office locations
  • Dedicated charity for Civil Servants
  • Access to the Civil Service Sports Council