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Website Redevelopment - Employment _Information Sheet - Worklife _ City of Nedlands_

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									Worklife @ City of Nedlands
Information Sheet The City of Nedlands is a forward thinking organisation which aims to be a workplace where employees are able to enjoy themselves, value and cooperate with other staff and feel enabled to provide excellent customer service to the City’s residents and ratepayers. In achieving these goals, the City recognises the importance of enabling employees to find a balance between their work and personal lives, of encouraging cooperation and teamwork across the organisation and rewarding and recognising employees. FLEXIBLE AND VARIED LEAVE ARRANGEMENTS The City of Nedlands offers a range of leave options to assist employees achieve a work/life balance and other personal goals such as:      Greater flexibility in the use of sick leave provisions for personal reasons Ability to purchase additional weeks of annual leave over and above the usual four weeks per year (48/52 Leave Deferred Salary Scheme) Ability to work for four years at 80% of the annual salary and not work for the fifth year while still being paid at 80% of the annual salary (Four in Five Policy) Additional days of leave added to your annual entitlement after attaining certain years of service Study leave and assistance is available on an individual basis for employees who wish pursue further education. It may take the form of financial support and/or paid time away from work Six weeks paid maternity leave

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STAFF WELLBEING The City offers a range of programs to support employees and their families with work and personal situations, such as:  Employee Assistance Program – this program provides to employees and their immediate families a free, confidential, 24/7 counselling service when you might need to speak through problems or issues with a professional counsellor. Paraplegic Benefits Fund – this is a fund the City contributes to on an annual basis on behalf of employees. This fund provides an immediate payment of $100,000 to help an employee or a family member who suffers the tragedy of an accident that leaves them paraplegic or quadriplegic.

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Date last revised: 29 April 2009

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Worklife @ City of Nedlands Information Sheet

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Journey Insurance – The City purchases additional insurance for its employees, providing cover for their journey to and from work. Health Services – The City offers health assessments, flu vaccinations, skin cancer screenings and ergonomic assessments to employees.

EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION PROGRAM The City rewards and recognises employees, such as:   Organisational Celebrations – A regular feature of the City where staff get together to celebrate individual and organisational achievements. Reward and Recognition Scheme – Employees are able to reward another employee for work or service that is beyond the scope of their normal duties. Rewards take the form of a $30 gift voucher. Length of Service Award – Employees who achieve certain lengths of continuous service are acknowledged with certificates, gift vouchers, extra annual leave and dinner gift vouchers. Bonus Payments – Employees who reaches the top of the salary band are eligible for up to 3% performance based bonus.

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OTHER BENEFITS     Professional development opportunities Free car parking Convenient location for public transport, access to City and Claremont shopping precinct Active social club

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Date last revised: 29 April 2009


								
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