The success of the Trust is dependent on you – our valued workforce. This is why we are committed to attracting and retaining the very best, so we can continue to take a lead in improving the wellbeing of our communities in order to make a positive difference to people’s lives.

As a member of the Trust, you are therefore entitled to a range of benefits and discounts:

  • Mandatory training
  • Generous annual leave entitlement for all staff of 27 days for a full year. This increases to 29 days after five years' service and 33 days after 10 years.
  • Opportunity to Purchase Additional Annual Leave
  • NHS Pension Scheme – an excellent package of pension benefits.
  • A staff recognition scheme called ‘Our Stars’, which aims to recognise and celebrate the achievements of our staff and services in a number of ways.
  • A dedicated occupational health service for all staff.
  • Health and Wellbeing Centre located at Hollins Park, containing a free fully equipped gym.
  • Simplyhealth – get cash back on your healthcare bills for dental check-ups, prescription glasses, physio and much more.
  • Family friendly policies, including a childcare voucher scheme.
  • Salary sacrifice schemes such as car lease and cycle to work.
  • Ensuring a good work-life balance.
  • Training and development to extend personal and professional skills. CPD Courses
  • Long Service and retirement awards in recognition of commitment, contribution and achievement.
  • Free parking (on most sites).
  • Special offers and discounts, including independent NHS discount websites.

Working for us, you will have access to a comprehensive framework of development which includes:

  • A core induction.
  • Health and safety and other essential training.
  • A range of programmes to help clinical staff to update their professional skills.
  • Leadership development programmes.
  • Accredited competency-based training programmes at degree and diploma level.
  • IT and health informatics training.
  • A range of NVQ programmes.

 For further information, visit the Learning and development section.