At Guy's and St Thomas', we offer a wide range of benefits and services to all our staff. Being situated in the heart of London means you have a whole host of attractions right on your doorstep.
We also offer a range of opportunities and activities to help promote your health and well-being.
helping you to be healthy – we have a health and well-being programme ' 5 ways to a healthier YOU' to support and encourage our staff to make good lifestyle choices and lead healthier lives
training and development opportunities - we have our own dedicated education centre close to St Thomas', providing education, training courses and support for staff wishing to improve their career prospects. We also make sure staff have regular appraisals and personal development plans
encouraging activity - we support our staff to act as role models and gain the benefits of physical activity
promoting your mental well-being
encouraging a good work-life balance - we recognise that a well-balanced work-life increases productivity and staff satisfaction. We have a range of benefits to help you, including our sports and social club.
Benefits of working in the NHS
Paid annual leave
When you start working for the NHS you receive the following days annual leave, pro-rata, plus bank holidays:
27 days when you start
29 days after 5 years service
33 days after 10 years service.
For information on banding and pay, see our payscales chart (PDF 112Kb) - effective from 1 April 2013.
NHS pension scheme
The NHS pension scheme is still one of the most generous and comprehensive in the UK. When you start working for the NHS you automatically become a member and you will get an excellent package of pension benefits.