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What is it like to work in a world-leading scientific facility, using your engineering skills to enable truly impact research? Find out from some of Diamond's engineering team, by exploring our staff profiles.
Located on the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus in the stunning Oxfordshire countryside, and just 15 minutes from the M4, Diamond employees benefit from being part of a vibrant, global research community in a great and convenient location with access to:
Free parking, an on-site restaurant, a popular café, on-site nursery, library facilities, shower facilities and the RAL Recreation Society (Rec-Soc) which provides recreation, athletic and social facilities, including access to over 20 individual clubs such as lunchtime fitness classes, football, fencing, table tennis, tennis, fishing, golf, and snooker. The Rec-Soc also has a lounge and bar open every lunch time and on occasional evenings where both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks can be purchased at discounted prices. Lunchtime competitions include crib, chess, backgammon, darts, Aunt Sally and pool.
Remuneration: we offer competitive rates of pay with the possibility of pay progression for exceptional contributory performance in approved cases.
Annual Leave: we offer a generous leave allowance of 26 days along with a further 13 days statutory and company holidays.
Pension: we offer a choice of an index linked career average public sector or partnership pension. This includes employer contributions and life cover.
Work Life Balance: we offer flexi-time and Flexible Working Hours where appropriate.
Learning & Development: we support appropriate courses and other forms of learning to enhance your skills and development.
Membership of Professional Bodies: we provide financial contribution towards membership of one professional body.
Childcare Vouchers: employees are able to participate in this government approved scheme which enables you to take advantage of a tax-efficient way of paying for childcare.
Cycle to Work Scheme: employees are able to participate in this government approved scheme which enables you to buy a new bike tax free.
Relocation: in approved cases we offer financial assistance for an individual to move house and relocate in close vicinity to where we are based.
Employee Assistance Programme: we fund a support programme for all our employees to seek confidential advice on a wide range of matters.
VDU use: we contribute towards the costs of eye examinations and glasses/lenses for VDU users.
Discounts: we have negotiated reduced rates for our employees on a range of products. Currently these include a mobile phone provider, children’s summer holiday camps provider and a limited range of IT products.
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