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
  • Local discounts – including exclusive Trust staff discounts at Fitness First in Bath and the Sports Training Village at the University of Bath with full access to fitness Suite, 50m and 25m swimming pools, indoor and outdoor tennis, sauna, personal training and more

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.
  • Oasis Health Suite – join our Oasis Gym. We have a fully equipped gym, squash court and you can book fitness classes and aromatherapy sessions
  • Beauty Salon – offering a range of beauty therapies, including massage, reflexology and Indian Head Massage
  • 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
  • RUH Choir – Led by our musical director, the RUH choir sings a variety of music, including pop, musicals, gospel, light classical and world music. The choir turns up around the hospital to  entertain patients, visitors and staff
  • 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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