Company Profile

Natural England

4th Floor - Foss House
Kings Pool
1-2 Peasholme Green
United Kingdom (UK)
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We're the government’s adviser for the natural environment in England. We help to protect and restore our natural world.

Who we are

We were established by an Act of Parliament in 2006. Our purpose is to help conserve, enhance and manage the natural environment for the benefit of present and future generations, thereby contributing to sustainable development.

We have 2,000 staff in offices throughout England, with a head office in York.

Our vision and mission

Our vision is ‘Thriving Nature for people and planet’.

We aim to achieve this through our mission ‘Building partnerships for Nature’s recovery’.


Our priorities for 2020 to 2025 support our mission and the ambitions of the government’s 25 Year Environment Plan. We aim for:

- a well-managed Nature Recovery Network across land, water and sea, which creates and protects resilient ecosystems rich in wildlife and natural beauty, enjoyed by people and widely benefiting society
- people connected to the natural environment for their own and society’s wellbeing, enjoyment and prosperity
- Nature-based solutions contributing fully to tackling the climate change challenge and wider environmental hazards and threats
- improvements in the natural capital that drives sustainable economic growth, healthy food systems and prospering communities
- evidence and expertise being used by a broad range of partnerships, organisations and communities to achieve Nature recovery and enable effective regulation and accreditation
- being a values-led organisation that delivers excellent service standards to all partners, organisations and communities engaged in achieving Nature’s recovery.

Working for Natural England

Vacancies, staff pay and benefits.

You’ll get 33 days’ annual leave - 3 days have to be taken between Christmas and New Year.

If your manager approves, you can also:
- buy up to 20 days in any leave year
- bank up to 5 days at the end of a leave year for future events
In addition, you’ll get 8 days public holiday per year.

Work/life balance

Staff benefit from:

- flexible working, such as flexi-time, home working
- paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave
- paid and unpaid special leave by agreement with line managers

Salary sacrifice schemes


You can exchange part of your salary for vouchers to pay for childcare. You’ll save money because the salary you sacrifice for vouchers is free from both tax and National Insurance contributions.


You can exchange part of your salary for a voucher to pay for a bicycle to cycle to work. You’ll save money because the salary you sacrifice as a voucher is free from both tax and National Insurance contributions.

Health cash plans and insurance

Natural England has agreed competitive rates with Bupa, Simply Health and Benenden Health Care.

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