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Introduction Into Defra

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) plays a vital role at the heart of UK life. The wide-ranging work Defra does includes safeguarding the natural environment, supporting the UK’s world-leading food and farming industries, sustaining a thriving rural economy and leading the engineering of the nation’s defences against natural threats and hazards. Join Defra and you will be part of a department that is responsible for the food we eat, the water we drink and the air we breathe.

Join Defra and you will be part of a department that is responsible for the food we eat, the water we drink and the air we breathe.

Build the foundations of a successful career

Everyone in Defra is supported to develop their skills and capabilities. You will have access to learning and development from quality providers and support from mentors and coaches. Defra offer flexible working alongside a range of other policies and schemes to support your physical and emotional wellbeing. Our comprehensive benefits offer includes: generous annual leave; a contributory pension; staff bonuses and recognition; volunteering days; childcare vouchers and other salary sacrifice options; and an employee discount scheme.

You will have access to learning and development from quality providers and support from mentors and coaches.
Appreticeships With Defra
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) plays a vital role at the heart of UK life. Join Defra and you will be part of a department that is responsible for the food we eat, the water we drink and the air we breathe.

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