Benefits and support

All NHS staff benefit from a range of terms and conditions set nationally, including access to the NHS Pension scheme.

Our 'showing we care about you' programme

Benefits are available to all staff working at Guy's and St Thomas' through our 'showing we care about you' programme. It's one of the most comprehensive health and wellbeing programmes in the NHS and is generously supported by Guy's & St Thomas' Charity.

Benefits to help you achieve the right work-life balance include:

  • flexible and hybrid working options
  • regular opportunities to buy and sell annual leave
  • on-site 'rest and recharge' areas
  • family, childcare and carers' support to help you achieve the right work-life balance

Benefits to support your mental wellbeing include:

  • wellbeing champions to help signpost support
  • staff psychologists
  • a fantastic multi-faith spiritual care team
  • mindfulness workshops and apps
  • our independent employee assistance programme

Benefits to help you keep active include:

  • our 'cycle to work' scheme
  • access to local gyms
  • an onsite swimming pool
  • many other physical activity programmes

Benefits to support your physical health include:

  • free physiotherapy
  • eye tests
  • 'stop smoking' advice
  • sleep well programmes
  • dietary support, including subsidised healthy eating options in our on-site restaurants
  • free vaccinations
  • individual health advice

Benefits to support you financially include:

  • season ticket loans
  • salary sacrifice schemes to help you buy a bike, lease a car, pay for childcare or purchase home electronics
  • access to a wide range of discounts for NHS staff

Support for your career development includes:

  • wide ranging education, training and development opportunities
  • access to coaching and mentoring
  • time off and funding to support continuing professional development

We have a range of recognition schemes that underpin our Trust values and absolute commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

This includes our long service awards for all staff and our monthly CARE awards for teams and individuals that have gone the extra mile to provide outstanding and compassionate care.

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