We’re on a journey, an ongoing experiment to find happier, more trusted ways of doing business and all of our Partners have a part to play.
By joining the Partnership you’ll be joining a different kind of business. One that seeks to make a difference, not just to its Partners, but to the lives of everyone.
It’s this shared purpose that drives us. Guides us. And we believe that by working together, in Partnership, we can help create a place with happier people, for a happier business and a happier world.
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John Lewis & Partners has a 'Flexible First' commitment, and ensures all of their job vacancies are advertised with a flexible working option, unless there is an operational reason why this is not possible. The organisation has also recently implemented a ‘blended’ working approach for office-based employees, providing staff with choice and flexibility with where and how they work.
What we love about John Lewis:
💡 John Lewis & Partners clearly label flexibility in all job posts
💡 John Lewis Partnership has become the first UK retailer to introduce 26 weeks equal parenthood paid maternity and paternity leave and two weeks' paid pregnancy loss leave
💡They've implemented an internal part-time advisory group to identify more ways to support part-time employees to help them progress in the business.
What is worth checking with John Lewis:
💡Flexible working may not be possible for some roles due to operational reasons.
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John Lewis & Partners understands that offering true flexible working can help to make sure we meet both the needs of the Partnership and provides Partners with a work-life balance. This supports us in achieving our ultimate purpose – Working in Partnership for a happier world.
Rule number 47 in our constitution highlights our responsibility to promote each other’s well being and recognises the importance of a healthy balance between the Partnership’s needs and Partners’ personal lives.
What does flexible working mean at the John Lewis Partnership?
Flexible working will mean different things to you based on your personal needs, the requirements of your role and how this supports you in achieving your goals at both work and home. By joining the Partnership, your individual and unique story will be considered and adapted to as much as reasonably possible. Flexible working has become the new normal, and we value our Partners’ desire to prioritise their work/life balance with a need for jobs with flexible hours.