Employee benefits

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust offers an attractive package of employee benefits to those joining the organisation. These include:

Flexible working

Our Flexible Working policy offers a wide range of flexible working options to support your work-home life balance. These include part-time working, term-time working, job sharing, annualised hours, careers breaks, flexi-time arrangements, and unpaid leave.

Pension scheme

The excellent NHS Pension Scheme is an important and valuable staff benefit. There are two NHS Pension Schemes, the 1995/2008 and the 2015 Scheme.

If you would like to know more about these schemes, visit the NHS pensions website.

Health Service Discounts

Health Service Discounts is the official NHS employee benefit provider to over 700 NHS organisations. Whether it’s spending on insurance, mobile phones, travel, utilities, fashion or day-to-day basics, they offer savings from hundreds of leading brands. For more information, visit Health Service Discounts.

Annual leave and public holidays

All staff who join us have an annual leave entitlement of 27 days for a full year’s work. This increases to 29 days after five years of service, and 33 days after 10 years.

Staff also have 8 public holidays. These are as follows:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Good Friday
  • Easter Monday
  • May Day
  • Spring Bank Holiday
  • August Bank Holiday
  • Christmas Day
  • Boxing Day

Childcare vouchers

Information for our childcare vouchers scheme is under review and will be updated shortly.

Occupational Health Services

We provide a comprehensive Occupational Health service to all staff. The range of services provided by this service include pre-employment health assessments, immunisation programmes, health and safety advice, and infection control.

Learning and development

We are committed to offering all staff members the opportunities to develop their personal and professional skills. Working for us, you will be able to undertake a training programme that can include such things as:

  • a core induction
  • health and safety and other essential training
  • a range of programmes helping clinical staff to update their professional skills

Staff recognition

Information for our staff recognition programme is under review and will be updated shortly.

Other benefits

Other benefits you will receive as a member of our workforce include:

  • incremental pay increases
  • a library service
  • a chaplaincy service
  • sick pay
  • health and wellbeing support and advice
  • opportunities to join recognised unions