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Staff benefits exclusive to Nottinghamshire Healthcare

Nottinghamshire Healthcare aims to be diverse, inclusive and a great place to work for all.  

Key to this is how we support colleagues throughout their employment in terms of professional support, financial benefits, development opportunities, wellbeing support and staff discounts to name but a few elements. 

With thanks to feedback from colleagues throughout the Trust our benefits are continuously being reviewed. 

Professional development

Professional Development

Professional development is a key focus for us, and we want to ensure that all of our staff have opportunities and access to the support, training and encouragement that they need for career progression. When you work for us, you’ll have access to wide range of training and development opportunities, including: 

  • Managerial and Clinical Supervision 
  • Workforce Development Fund 
  • Career Conversations – Coaching and Mentoring 
  • Leadership and Management Programmes 
  • 24 Month Preceptorship Programme 
  • Apprenticeship Programs 

Flexible working

Flexible working At Notts Healthcare, we’re committed to improving the working lives of all of our staff workforce and recognise the importance of promoting a healthy work life balance by providing modernised and flexible working options, enabling you to successfully combine your working lives with your responsibilities outside of work.  

We accept flexible working requests from day one, regardless of length of service. Flexible working options includes Working from Home, Agile Working, Unique Working Patterns, Job Shares, Term-Time Contracts, Compressed Hours, Annualised Hours, Part-Time Opportunities and Bank Roles.  

Our range of flexible working options are designed to help all staff balance their work and home life.

Leave entitlements

Leave entitlement

We understand the importance of Annual Leave and its impact on both physical and mental health wellbeing as well improving our employee work-life balance. You’ll get a generous allowance each year, starting at 27 days plus 8 Bank Holidays (Pro-Rata), which rises to 29 days after five years’ service and 33 after ten years’ service. We also run a Buy and Sell Annual Leave scheme, which allows you to take more or less holiday if you so choose to. As well as well-deserved time off for annual leave, we also recognise that our employees may need time off for other circumstances, including: 

  • Study Leave 
  • Career Breaks 
  • Family Leave for Family Support 
  • Paid Sickness Allowance 
  • Disability Leave 
  • Compassionate Leave  
  • Emergency Leave 
  • Additional leave for Reservists 

Physical wellbeing

Physical wellbeing

We recognise our duty of care as an employer to look after our employees wellbeing. Physical wellbeing is vital for your overall health and mental wellbeing. We believe that supporting our workforce to be as healthy and well as possible, we will not only be A Great Place to Work, but also be able to offer greater support to our patients, carers, and service users. 

  • Gym Discounts 
  • Cycle to Work Scheme 
  • Smoking Cessation 
  • Flu Vaccines 
  • Physiotherapy Services 
  • Eye Test Vouchers 
  • Disability Confident Employer 
  • Menopause at Work 

Mental wellbeing

Mental wellbeing

Our trust is committed to protecting the mental wellbeing of all of our staff and ensuring that your health is not adversely affected by your work. Wellbeing conversations are held regularly with all staff through managerial supervision, and we have a dedicated Staff Health and Wellbeing team in place which offer a variety of services: 

  • Staff Wellbeing Service 
  • Staff Counselling 
  • Occupational Health Services
  • Mental Health First Aiders 
  • Mindfulness Courses 
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • Chaplaincy and Spiritual Health 
  • Employer Promises 
  • Health and Wellbeing Champions

Family support

Family support

We pride ourselves on being a family friendly employer and therefore we have various offers in place to provide support to our staff. In addition to statutory rights in relation to maternity leave, paternity leave, parental leave and adoption leave, we also offer enhanced rates of pay and time off to our employees. 

  • Occupational Maternity/Adoption Pay 
  • Paternity Leave 
  • Parental Leave 
  • Paid Time off for IVF Appointments & Treatment 
  • Additional Leave 
  • Employers for Carers Scheme

Financial perks

Financial perks

We know how hard our dedicated staff work, and so offer additional financial perks on top of the base salary. You’ll receive a competitive salary, in line with the national NHS terms and conditions (Agenda for Change):  

  • Free onsite parking 
  • Travel Discounts 
  • Enhanced Rates of Pay 
  • Retail discounts 
  • Refer a Friend Incentive of £500 
  • NHS Discounts

Financial support

Financial support

As well as the financial benefits outlined in Family Support and Financial Perks, we also other types of financial support to our staff, including: 

  • NHS Pension Scheme 
  • Enhanced Sick Pay and Leave 
  • Relocation Allowance of Up To £8,000 
  • Death in Service Benefits

Professional support

Professional support

We value the importance of an inclusive, supportive, open and honest workplace. We have numerous networks, guardians and champions in place, focused on different themes who are passionate about supporting colleagues to keep abreast of key information, support others in their work, share learning and ultimately change the culture of the organisation. 

  • The NHS People Promise 
  • Just and Restorative Culture 
  • Staff Side Employee Representation 
  • Freedom to Speak up Guardian 
  • Staff Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity Networks 
  • Support for the Armed Forces Community