I work flexibly to spend time with my daughters

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I work flexible hours so that I can spend quality time with my two daughters Abbie (9) and Rachel (7) and balance work and home commitments. I do an early start and school pickup two days a week, and school drop off and late finish three days a week . I use this time for homework, preparing lunches or dinner and doing activities together.

The arrangements mean my wife can also have a career and our young kids aren’t in before and after school care five days a week. I will sometimes swap days with my wife or book casual care for the kids to meet work demands when required as this flexibility must work both ways.

Ben Bryant, Manager Environment and Sustainability