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A Career with Historic Environment Scotland

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We are the Lead public body for Scotland's historic environment. 

Scotland's historic environment is part and parcel of our daily lives: it's our castles, standing stones and landscapes; our factories, mills and shipyards; our homes, our streets and our stories. 

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HES staff are able to access the fantastic benefits listed below: 

  • attractive choice of defined contribution or benefit pension schemes 

  • occupational health 

  • Employee Assistance Programme 

  • wellbeing events and initiatives 

  • childcare vouchers 

  • contractual sick, maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave and pay 

  • flexible working patterns 

  • interest-free loans 

  • travel season ticket (for an annual travel ticket or bicycle) 

  • discounted gym memberships (local council & private) 

  • staff pass for free entry to HES properties for staff member plus one adult and up to six children or up to three adults (four adults in total including card holder) 

  • staff pass for free entry to English Heritage, Manx and CADW properties 

  • 20% discount in HES Shops and 10% discount in HES cafés 

  • medical plans for claiming back dental and optical costs through Simply Health 

  • access to CSSC Sports & Leisure 

  • career breaks