Working for us

ROWCROFT HOSPICE STAFF BENEFITS

 Financial

  • Competitive salary
  • Workplace pension scheme with Standard Life.
    NHS Pension Scheme members may be eligible to apply to continue in this scheme subject to T&Cs

 Health and Wellbeing

  • 27 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), increasing by 1 day each year after 5 complete years’ service to a maximum entitlement of 33 days after 10 years’ service (pro rata for part- time staff). Continuous NHS, Hospice and Local Authority clinical service is transferrable
  • Occupational sick pay scheme up to a maximum of 3 months full pay, 2 months half pay after 2 years’ continuous service
  • Occupational health service access, provided through Optima Health
  • Family friendly benefits, e.g:
    - Enhanced Maternity Pay – dependent on length of service, and time off to attend ante-natal appointments.
    - Paternity leave for staff who have or expect to have parental responsibility for a child
    - Parental leave – unpaid (1)
    - Shared parental leave (1)
    - Special leave – for family and domestic emergencies
    - Childcare vouchers – non-taxable and exempt from NI contributions
  • Simplyhealth Cash Plan Scheme, for discounts on certain health expenses
  • Staff counselling support for work and home-related issues
  • Complementary therapies (for nominal cost on a sessional basis)
  • Small gym, when not in patient use
  • Cycle2work Scheme - a salary sacrifice initiative

Support

  • Personalised induction programme for all new staff, including a Welcome Day
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Annual performance appraisal and an agreed personal development plan
  • Monthly one to one meetings with your manager

Communication

  • Staff evaluation surveys and staff communication forum,  to help       communicate and consult with staff
  • Bright Ideas suggestion scheme with gift vouchers awarded for successful ideas
  • Regular newsletters and updates

General

  • Free on-site parking
  • Refreshments for small monthly amount and subsidised lunches
  • Numerous opportunities to become involved in social and fundraising events

 

(1) for staff who meet the criteria

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