Key Benefits

Through choosing to work in the NHS at East Cheshire NHS Trust you will enjoy one of the most competitive and flexible benefits packages offered by any employer in the UK.

Local benefits

East Cheshire NHS Trust is committed to providing a positive experience for our staff. Alongside the overall benefits of working for the NHS, we offer many additional benefits including:

  • Annual personal development review to support your career aspirations
  • Access to flexible working opportunities to ensure you have the work-life balance you need
  • Access to national and local NHS discounts with retailers
  • Access to a number of salary sacrifice schemes including; childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme
  • A comprehensive schedule of learning and development opportunities
  • A full programme of wellbeing activities including (among others) access to exercise classes, massage, complimentary therapy and 'back to netball' sessions.
  • Staff recognition programme
  • Long service awards
  • Staff involvement in the development of the organisation through the “Your Voice” programme

National benefits

Everyone who joins the NHS is guaranteed a salary that matches their ability and responsibilities, and is given every opportunity to increase it through training and development. You will receive pay enhancements to reward out of hours and shift working and salary progression based on the application of knowledge and skills.

On top of your basic salary, you will receive at least 27 days' holiday plus eight general and public holidays each year (rising to 33 after ten years’ service), plus a range of other benefits including occupational health and counselling services.

You will automatically be enrolled into the NHS Pension Scheme which is still one of the most generous and comprehensive in the UK. For more details see the NHS Pensions website.

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