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Flexible working


Flexible working can be a great way to improve your work-life balance and career, allowing you to work outside the traditional 9-5, Monday- Friday hours. This can include working from home, flexitime, compressed hours, and job sharing.

Flexible working has become increasingly popular as employees look for ways to balance their work and personal lives better. EPUT is no exception, and our staff have many flexible working options.

Some of our staff work from home (full-time or part-time), others choose their own work hours, within certain limits. Flexitime can be a good option for employees with childcare or other commitments that make it challenging to work standard hours.

Compressed hours is another flexible working arrangement that allows employees to work longer hours on some days and have shorter hours on others. It can be a good option for employees who want to have more time off during the week.

Job sharing is a flexible working arrangement where two people share the responsibilities of one full-time job. It's a good option for employees who want to work part-time but still benefit from a full-time job.

Here is a list of the flexible working options currently available at EPUT:

  • Self-rostering
  • Staggered working hours or flexi-time
  • Temporary/permanently reduced or increased hours
  • Part-time working
  • Job share
  • Term-time, term-time plus and term-time extra
  • Annual hours
  • Phased return to work
  • Work from home
  • Career break

If you are considering flexible working, there are a few things you should keep in mind:

  1. You need to make sure you can work effectively from home or on flexible hours.
  2. You need to be able to communicate effectively with your colleagues and managers.
  3. You need to be able to manage your time effectively.

If you can manage these considerations, flexible working can be a great way to improve your work-life balance and your career.

EPUT offers many flexible working options to its staff, and there is no one-size-fits-all solution. The best choice for you will depend on your individual needs and circumstances. If you are interested in flexible working, you should speak to your hiring manager to discuss your options.

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