Our award winning Returners Programme is back.

Returning to work after time away can be challenging. That’s why we have our 16-week long Returners Programme which is designed to support you through every step of re-entry into work. There is opportunity to gain full-time employment at the end of the programme. This year we have returner opportunities in Group Transformation, Finance and Commercial Banking roles. 

  • Start date: late September
  • Virtual assessment: June and July

Interested in finding out more about Lloyds Banking Group and the programme? Register for a live virtual insight session taking place the week commencing 10th May, to hear from colleagues in the Group and ask any questions you may have. 

 

Since our award-winning programme was launched 7 years ago, we’ve hired over 90 talented professionals into leadership roles.

So if you are:

  •  looking to return to work from a career break of at least two years
  •  would like to experience development opportunities with one of the biggest banks in the UK
  • curious to learn new skills
  • have a shared passion of helping  Britain recover

Then we would love to hear from you.

Finding the right opportunity for you

This year we have returner opportunities in Group Transformation, Finance and Commercial Banking roles. Read more about the job areas below, and find out more about how they fit within Lloyds Banking Group. 

Group Transformation

As Group Transformation, we are at a pivotal time in our journey.  Our focus this year is all around how we can help Britain recover while at the same time looking at longer term priorities.

Our refreshed vision for Group Transformation will be to build the bank of the future for the society of the future.

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Finance

In Group Finance our vision is to be trusted, value adding partners to the business, through delivery of insight, challenge and control.

Our purpose is to deliver a safe, successful and sustainable Lloyds Banking Group. 

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Commercial banking

Our focus is on helping Britain recover, our long-term strategy is to become the Best Bank for Business as rated by our clients . We have a strong track record of being by the side of UK businesses, and in the coming months we will continue to support the organisations that reached out to us in 2020 to assist them through the pandemic. 

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FAQs

Hear from our returners

"The Group helps people who have been out of the workforce to blend back into the organisation."

We provide opportunities and support for people returning to work after a career break. Alison joined the returners programme following completing a service design course, and Vandita joined after time away to raise her daughter.

Hear about how their experience of the programme, and how the coaching and development prepared them for permanent roles in Lloyds Banking Group.

Hear their storyInfrastructure engineer

"The Group is an incredibly friendly and welcoming place to work."

After looking at several returners programmes at other organisations, Cynthia chose the Lloyds Banking Group programme for the range of opportunities available and because she felt that there was genuine interest in what returners could bring to the bank, rather than being seen as a “box ticking exercise”.

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"Don't under-estimate the great skills and experience you can bring to the organisation."

Rob joined the returners programme in 2017 after taking 3 years off when his daughter was born. He found the programme a great way to return to a supportive, flexible work environment without having to justify his career break.

Rob is now Director of our Inter Bank Offered Rate Transition Programme in our Group Transformation department.

Read his story

"I found HR incredibly empathetic and helpful to my needs as a parent."

Jasmine joined the returners programme in 2019 after a 3 year career break after hearing great things about the culture at the bank. She was impressed by the facilitation around flexible working, and is now a Relationship Manager in our Commercial team, as well as an Inclusion and Diversity champion, and part of the Group’s Women in Leadership programme. 

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Why we're proud to work here

From our ultimate goal of Helping Britain Prosper, to those special colleagues who go above and beyond, find out why we're proud to be a part of Lloyds Banking Group.

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Learning and development

People are at the centre of our business and we're passionate about inspiring colleagues to be their best.

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Health and wellbeing

At Lloyds Banking Group we aim to be a great company to work for and as such our colleagues should feel valued, inspired, and empowered. 

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