Benefits and rewards

As well as the chance to make a real difference to our patients and local community, working for us gives you access to an excellent range of staff benefits, discounts, and more.

Discounts & money

  • Exclusive discounts across range of local and national businesses, shops, restaurants, and attractions
  • Access to the Blue Light Card scheme (£5 fee to join) for a range of national discounts
  • Discounted electronics, home appliances and white goods through salary sacrifice scheme
  • Affordable loans deducted from your salary, financial wellbeing support, and access to Sheffield Credit Union

A full list of discounts can be found in our Staff Discounts booklet.

Transport & travel

  • Cycle to work salary sacrifice scheme and bike accessories
  • Discounted public transport and salary sacrifice scheme
  • Free shuttle bus between Northern General Hospital and the Royal Hallamshire Hospital
  • Car leasing scheme
  • Car parking permit scheme (subject to application)

Family, health & wellbeing

  • Subsidised onsite childcare facilities, including child-care teams, nurseries and out of school clubs
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Free fast-track staff physiotherapy service
  • Discounted glasses and laser eye surgery at Sheffield Vision Centre
  • Dental and medical insurance scheme
  • Occupational health service
  • Confidential staff counselling service
  • Staff health checks, vaccinations, and flu jabs
  • Psychological support, including staff wellbeing service, free Headspace app, and mindfulness sessions
  • Access to staff networks, including Black, Minority Ethnic (BME), LGBT+, disabled employees network, and more.
  • Chaplaincy services

Work, leave & pensions

  • Part-time and flexible working arrangements
  • 27 days annual leave, rising to 29 after five years’ NHS service and rising to 33 after 10 years’ service
  • Option to purchase up to two weeks extra annual leave through monthly salary sacrifice
  • NHS Pension Scheme – excellent package of pension benefits, fully protected against inflation and guaranteed by the government
  • Flexible retirement scheme
  • Career breaks and special leave policy

Staff training, development & recognition

  • Access to training and development schemes
  • Multi-disciplinary libraries and learning centres
  • Staff Thank You awards
  • Long service and retirement awards/gifts

Our staff benefits booklet provides helpful discounts and advice to support your physical, mental and financial health. Click here to read it.

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