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Employee wellbeing

Our health and wellbeing strategy

City of Lincoln Council has a health and wellbeing strategy which aims to take a proactive and engaging approach to enhancing the health and wellbeing of our employees.

The objectives of this strategy are:

  • To promote healthier lifestyles, provide prevention, intervention and rehabilitation.
  • To support employees to assess and take personal responsibility for their own health and wellbeing.
  • Providing managers with the knowledge and skills to support their staff, manage attendance and reduce stressors in the workplace
  • To reduce the levels of sickness absence.

Balancing work and home life

We are committed to improving the quality of working life for all our employees. This includes a recognition that balancing work and home life is a key consideration for all employees.

We, therefore, has a range of provisions for employees, such as:

  • Flexible working arrangements (please see the flexible working section for more information)   
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Carer leave - time off when an employee has an unexpected and urgent domestic problem
  • Compassionate leave - time off at the time of a bereavement
  • Paternity leave - time off for the father, partner or carer of an expectant mum when she has her baby
  • Parental leave - Unpaid time off to care for children
  • Adoption support leave - time off when employees wish to adopt a child