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Your Work/Life Balance and Family Friendly Benefits


You will have access to the full range of Warwick Childrens Services, including;

Warwick Nursery

Our outstanding Oftsed rated on campus nursery provides childcare provisions for children aged 3 months to 5 years, for the exclusive use of students and staff. Various payment methods are available including; salary sacrifice, childcare vouchers (if you registered to this Government based scheme prior to 2018) and the government tax-free childcare scheme. You might find it helpful to use the Government Childcare Calculator to find out if you are eligible to financial support Childcare Calculator. Nursery spaces are limited, please contact nurseryenquiries at warwick dot ac dot uk for further details.

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Warwick Holiday Schemes

Holiday schemes are offered on campus for children aged 5 – 14. These take place in all school holidays, with the exclusion of the festive break. Payment methods are available including childcare vouchers and the tax-free childcare scheme. Discounts are also offered for early booking by university members and for multiple siblings.

Warwick Family Activities

There are many events and activities on campus suitable for families. You may wish to visit the Warwick Sport and Warwick Arts CentreLink opens in a new window webpages for details on upcoming events and activities.

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We understand the importance taking a break as a chance to relax, exercise or to connect with others. We encourage employees to make the most of their breaks through partaking in Lunch 2.0, visiting the Outdoor Activity Zone or attending one of the many on campus events.

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Flexible Working

After 26 weeks service you are eligible to request flexible working such as, reduced hours, term time only, job sharing, or compressed hours.

Career Break

We are committed to providing you with flexible opportunities at various stages of your career. After five years’ service you have the opportunity to apply for a period of extended leave through our Career Break scheme.

Maternity, Paternity, Shared Parental and Adoption Leave

You have access to exceptional paid maternity, paternity, shared parental and adoption leave, depending on length of service. Plans are available to help you determine eligibility for University and Statutory Pay.

Parental Leave and Time Off For Dependents

We understand that sometimes you will need time off to care for a child or dependant. Unpaid Parental Leave is available for such foreseen circumstances. In the case of an emergency, you are also entitled to reasonable time off for dependants.