Work life at Lava.
We put our people at the heart of everything we do and provide an environment where everyone can learn, grow and be themselves.
Shaped by our core values, we have built a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and no ideas too crazy. At Lava we enjoy what we do and we love working with people who are energetic and who share our passion in making a positive impact everyday.
Learning in Lava is central to what we do. We want people to be the best they can be. Together we support them to achieve their personal development goals and dreams for their future’Gareth Morrison, CEO
Testimonials from our team.
The most rewarding aspect of working in Lava is being part of a team where each one of us feels valued and where we’re motivated to make a meaningful difference to people’s lives.William Orr
You’re always challenged to grow and be the best you possibly canLee Vennard
Frequently Asked Questions
Below you’ll find answers to the questions we get asked the most about applying for a job with us. However if you still have any unanswered questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with usContact Us
What is it like to work at Lava?
You’ll have the chance to work on cutting-edge projects that challenge and inspire you, with the support you need to succeed. At Lava, we prioritise work-life balance and offer a range of benefits to support our team’s overall well-being. If you’re looking for a dynamic and rewarding work environment that encourages you to be your best, Lava is the place for you.
What are Lava’s core values?
Our commitment to ‘optimism’ means that we approach every challenge with a ‘can do’ attitude, viewing them as opportunities to transform lives and make a positive impact. Our belief in ‘no limits’ means that we’re always pushing ourselves to break through boundaries and achieve greatness, both personally and as a team. With our talented and dedicated team, cutting-edge technology and unwavering commitment to our values, we’re confident that we can transform the future of prisons and the lives of 100M people.
What training and development opportunities are available at Lava?
Our technical teams have access to the latest industry developments and certifications with regular training sessions to keep their skills up-to-date and offer training opportunities for staff to take on new challenges and advance their careers. Likewise our business teams are provided with training to ensure they have solid understanding of our company’s operations and can contribute to our success. For new employees, we offer a dedicated training process to ensure they have a full understanding of our standards and procedures and also offer various development opportunities such a Microsoft certifications.
Overall we are committed to providing our employees with the tools and resources they need to succeed and grow within our company.
How does Lava support a work life-balance?
Our Staff Liaison Committee support the company’s Health and Wellbeing strategy, with the purpose to improve the social environment of the workplace and to encourage staff to collaborate across departments on a range of issues such as company policies, employee benefits and social events. At Lava, we believe that a happy and healthy team leads to greater productivity and success.
How does Lava foster a diverse and inclusive workplace?
We provide ongoing training and development opportunities to all employees to increase awareness and understanding of diversity and inclusion. We also encourage open communication and actively listen to feedback by providing a safe space for discussion and ensure that all employees have a voice and are included in decision-making processes. Ultimately, our goal is to create an environment responsive to our people, while recognising and valuing individual as well as group differences.
What types of projects will you be working on when you join Lava?
Our focus on creating safer custody technology products means you will be working on hardware, software and electronics projects that are developed end to end, in collaboration with a project team. From the initial concept to the final product, you’ll be involved in every stage of the project life cycle, giving you a chance to grow your skills and expertise in a dynamic and challenging environment. As a member of the team you’ll have the opportunity to take on proactive responsibility from day one and shape your career based on your strengths and learning. At Lava, we value creativity and encourage our team members to challenge the norm and think outside the box.
With training as well as the support of experienced colleagues, you’ll be able to develop your skills and expertise in a nurturing environment. So come join us and make a real difference to the world.
What is the recruitment process at Lava?
What kind of individuals do Lava look out for when recruiting?
At Lava we value creativity, problem solving skills and the ability to think outside the box. We look for individuals who are adaptable, with a growth mindset and a willingness to learn and take on new challenges. We believe in investing in our people and helping them to develop their skills and expertise so they can grow alongside our company. So, whether you are just starting out in your career or are an established expert in your field, we’re always on the lookout for talented individuals who share our values of ‘People’, ‘No Limits’ and ‘Optimism’.
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