Working for us

Staff Benefits

What we offer

We offer our staff a wide range of benefits and services including a range of opportunities and activities to promote your health and wellbeing:

  • NHS pension scheme including life insurance.
  • Childcare Voucher Purchase Scheme - Childcare Vouchers can be used to pay for all types of childcare and are accepted by registered carers.  
  • Maternity, paternity and adoption pay.
  • Generous annual leave entitlement that increases with your length of service.
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Excellent career progression with opportunities within the Trust.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme – staff can pay for a bike and accessories over 12 months

Other benefits

  • On site accommodation for staff in substantive posts from single rooms to self-contained flats (subject to availability)
  • On site Caterpillars Day Nursery situated in its own building within the grounds of our hospital. The Nursery takes children from 3 months to 5 years and is rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted. To read Caterpillar's Ofsted report click here.
  • Chaplaincy - provides pastoral support and spiritual care to patients, their carers and staff
  • Staff car parking - We do have staff car parking on-site and applications for a parking permit can be submitted upon joining the Trust. To find out more about our staff car parking criteria and who qualifies click here.
  • Hospital shop selling newspapers, magazines, cards, confectionery, toiletries, gifts and more
  • Education Centre and Academy Library - staff have access to a wonderful resource.  Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the library provides online training, literature searches, access to the Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures, eLearning, awareness bulletins for specific fields, plus selection of fictional books and more
  • Discounts for Public Bus transport use when tickets are purchased from main reception
  • Award ceremony for Staff Excellence and Long Service Awards.
  • Subsidised restaurants and Coffee Bar
  • NHS discounts via this website www.healthservicediscounts.com
  • Local discounts – including exclusive Trust staff discounts at Fitness First in Bath

On-site health & wellbeing benefits

We also provide a number of services for staff who want to improve their health and emotional wellbeing. They include:

  • Occupational Health including staff support and Physiotherapy
  • Free flu vaccinations for all staff
  • Healthy Lifestyles - free support and advice to help staff support a healthier lifestyle
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) free and confidential support and counselling service for our staff and their families.
  • Swimming Pool – We have an outdoor heated pool with outdoor furniture and sun loungers. Open from May to October staff can become a member at a discounted price
  • Voi E-Scooters – By downloading the Voi app, you can hire a scooter from sites across the city to travel to and from the hospital, and around Bath, with no noise or pollution.

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