Staff health and wellbeing - Scottish Government Jobs

Staff health and wellbeing

Supporting our staff members

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 wellbeing team
  • Access to occupational health services
  • Access to staff networks and community groups
  • Access to a mentoring programme
  • Access to a network of trained mental health first-aiders
  • 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
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We offer a range of options to support staff and connect with colleagues.