Royal Navy FAQ

Have questions about working at Royal Navy? Read answers to frequently asked questions to help you make a choice before applying to a job or accepting a job offer.

Whether it's about compensation and benefits, culture and diversity, or you're curious to know more about the work environment, find out from employees what it's like to work at Royal Navy.

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46 English questions out of 46

3 August 2019

Does Royal Navy offer dental insurance?

Pros

Great benefits, pension, medical and dental care, opportunities for travel

Cons

Lack of control over life

Great benefits, pension, medical and dental care, opportunities for travel

3 August 2019

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3 August 2019

Does Royal Navy have a pension plan?

Pros

Great benefits, pension, medical and dental care, opportunities for travel

Cons

Lack of control over life

Great benefits, pension, medical and dental care, opportunities for travel

3 August 2019

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7 February 2020

Does Royal Navy offer parental leave?

Pros

Great leave, welfare, extra-curricular opportunities, and chances to be involved with sensitive and rewarding projects.

Cons

You go away from family, friends, home, basically your life, for long periods.

Advice to Management

Accept that the structure of families and expectations of employees has changed. The military model will not persist in its current guise: flexible employment and lateral re-entry should be become possible and normalised .

Great leave, welfare, extra

7 February 2020

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15 August 2020

Does Royal Navy offer life insurance?

Pros

Security, social life, free gym, free health care, free dental, free education and they really do look after you! Depending on your draft/boss it can be the best or the worst job in the world.

Cons

Time away, no control over your life plans. Can be made to drop plans with no notice putting a lot of strain on your family.

Advice to Management

Send out a long cast and stick to it... maybe leave a little time for hiccups along the way.

Security, social life, free gym, free health care, free dental, free education and they really do look after you!

15 August 2020

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23 September 2020

Does Royal Navy assist with or provide childcare?

Pros

Health care benefits, pension, pay

Cons

being away from friends and family

Health care benefits, pension, pay

23 September 2020

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