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

  • Final salary scheme fully index linked
  • Tax free lump sum on retirement equal to three times pension
  • Free life assurance from first day of employment
  • Allowances for spouse and dependent children if you die in service
  • Benefits if you have to retire because of ill health (2 years scheme membership is necessary)
  • Benefits if you are made redundant due to organisational change at or after age 50 (5 years membership required)
  • Flexible retirement options e.g. freezing best year’s salary


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