Benefits for Employees

The wellbeing of our staff and making sure they have a good work-life balance is very important to us. Therefore we have a number of benefits that our staff can take advantage of.

The Trust recognises diversity in our employees and is a Stonewall Champion and Mindful Employer.


  • 10% Retention Allowance for inpatient qualified nursing staff bands 5-8A
  • 5% Fringe High Cost Allowance

Pension Scheme

  • Career Average Revalued Earnings (CARE) scheme. See NHS 2015 pension Scheme
  • Defined benefit scheme which pays a pension based on the average of a memebers pensionable earnings throughout their whole career.
  • Revaluation of members benefits in line with the consumer price index plus 1.5% per annum
  • No limit on the number of years pension you can build up


Flexible Working

  • Flexible working policy
  • Staff support to balance home and working lives
  • Additional hours and temporary work available

              Transport options

              Training and Development

              • All staff are supported in personal development
                Proactive NVQ programme Sponsorship for Nurse Training

              Additional Benefits

              • Access to Occupational Health services