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The exceptional benefits of working here

Swimming pool at Guy's HospitalWe offer a wide range of great benefits and services for staff, including:

  • sports and social club
  • staff gym at St Thomas' Hospital and a 25m swimming pool at Guy’s Hospital
  • subsidised on-site nursery and childcare vouchers
  • on-site cinemas for patients and staff
  • a comprehensive staff health and well-being programme, '5 ways to a healthier YOU'
  • weekly lunchtime walking group
  • ride to work scheme
  • employee assistance programme
  • free staff counselling service
  • free stop smoking service.

You’ll also have access to all the benefits provided by the NHS, including a generous pension scheme, and annual leave allowance.

Watch our 'Showing we care about you' film

Our 'Showing we care about you' film features Audrey Hau, senior cardiovascular research nurse and showcases the benefits and support available to our staff at Guy’s and St Thomas’.

  • Showing we care about you video transcript

    The 'Showing we care about you' programme is a phenomenal series of benefits we offer to all of our staff here at Guy's and Thomas'.

    From the practical, financial wellbeing, offers of support around healthy eating and stop smoking, right through to psychological support.

    I saw the advert for the 'Eat well be well' programme.

    I signed up and I think it's the best thing that I could have done for myself.

    I'm feeling healthier, I feel like I'm making these lifestyle changes that are positive.

    I've lost six kilograms.

    We can deliver ambitious programmes like this thanks to the generous donations of patients, staff, the local community and so many others, and it allows us to go above and beyond what the NHS can fund alone.

    When I am with my patients, I am more enthusiastic, I'm more confident, and I think it really makes a difference.


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 five years service
  • 33 days after 10 years service.

For information on banding and pay, see our pay scales chart (PDF 41Kb) – effective from 1 April 2017.

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.

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If you're interested in working for us, please look at our latest vacancies and apply for a job online.