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Working at GDS

What's it like to be our type of civil servant?
Activities to improve your mental and physical wellbeing, including yoga, meditation, circuits, knitting... you name it. We want you to be able to be you.
Training budget
We have budget for you to be your best professional self, which you can use for training courses, books or conferences
Community feel
There's a network waiting for you. Share an interest with others, you'll be supported and even encouraged to do so
Civil service pension
This scheme has an average employer contribution of 27%
In-year bonus scheme
To recognise when you've performed well in your roles and responsibilities year on year
Flexible working
This includes part-time working and job sharing
Parental leave
12 weeks of full pay for maternity, paternity or adoption leave, to help you balance work with family life
Supportive financing
For season ticket travel, eye-care, cycle-to-work and much more
25 days annual leave
Plus an extra day off for the Queen's birthday