Caring for our people

We care for everyone who works here. Join us and you’ll find the RHS is a supportive, flexible organisation that nurtures your talents, develops your skills and is committed to helping you be the very best you can be. We have an active internal forum called Voices, which meets regularly with decision-makers, and annual performance reviews for everyone.

We value everyone’s wellbeing and strive to create a supportive workplace where everyone can thrive. Our Employee Assistance Programme offers unlimited mental health support as well as remote GP appointments. We also have a network of Mental Health First Aiders and dedicated resources to help support you with your wellbeing.

What diversity and inclusion mean to us

We value the individuality of everyone who works for the RHS and believe that our differences make us an amazing workplace and a more effective organisation. We know that you can only reach your full potential when you can truly be yourself. By actively tackling the issues around inequality, we aim to ensure we’re ready now and for the future.

It’s about all of us working in a supportive and flexible environment led by inclusive, effective leaders to create a culture of belonging and cultural and social equity. And taking collective and individual ownership to bring about positive change, so everyone here feels empowered to thrive because we all feel we belong.

Together we thrive

Building a better workplace

We want to build a workplace where everyone can perform at their best and enjoy working in more diverse, inclusive, and supportive teams. To create these stronger, more diverse teams and ensure we reflect a broad section of society, we collect monitoring questions on social mobility, so we can better represent our local communities.

As a manager, you will be encouraged to develop a culture that empowers people and prioritises their health and wellbeing. To achieve this, we’ve created an internal action group, Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing (DIW), with people who are passionate about our strategic approach to DIW and guiding us on how best to deliver our action plan.

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