Our Values

Our Values in Action

Our goal with Values in Action was to work together to create meaningful descriptors for our Values – the words chosen came directly from our people and their insights into how our Values could be shaped to help us achieve our strategic plan; how we can aim higher; how we can work smarter; how we can have better conversations; how we can continuously improve.

Our Values are:

Open and Accessible be honest and accountable; use straightforward language; be approachable; strive to understand needs and respond clearly.

Innovation – champion new ideas and ways of working; take time for creative thinking; embrace challenges, learn from mistakes, actively listen and share insights.

Listening and Responding – create opportunities for feedback; be open – take time to understand, reflect; take action – do what you say you’ll do.

Leadership – recognise we’re all leaders; be confident; inspire others with your passion; nurture an open and inclusive environment; invite challenge; be there for others; facilitate innovation; be a role-model for workplace wellbeing.

Collaborate – work together for the greater good; value everyone’s contribution; share knowledge across teams; encourage clear, straightforward communication; contribute positively to the Bexley story.

Impact – strive to make a genuine difference, be proud – celebrate our achievements; create a buzz; take pride in others’ success; share your learning; aim to make things better.

The London Borough of Bexley is committed to promoting equality and diversity in its employment and service delivery.

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