What we offer
We care about you
Would you like to work for an organisation that is passionate about equality, diversity and inclusion; one that prides itself in developing the leadership capabilities of its employees, looking after their health and wellbeing, creating safe spaces for staff to speak up and providing opportunities to mentor and be mentored?
Our employees play a fundamental role in our delivery of excellent outcomes and excellent patient experience, so it is our aim to create a happy and healthy working environment where you can thrive and succeed. Take a look at some of the things that we have to offer.
We are committed to professional and personal development for staff in their current role and with an eye on career development. We provide a wide range of learning and development opportunities for staff at every level. This includes clinical training, leadership development and academic courses. In addition, our programme of mandatory training is designed to ensure that staff have up-to-date knowledge about best practice, and the safety of the people who work for us and those who use our services.
We regard staff development as integral to how we work and this is demonstrated by consistently strong staff survey results, and being an HSJ Top 100 Employer.
Our occupational health and wellbeing department provides staff with a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy workforce, support staff with health conditions and advise managers how to accommodate employee health needs.
Alongside this our staff wellbeing team offer free confidential support, information and advice to anyone wanting to make positive changes in their lives.
We are committed to giving staff greater flexibility and the rewards and benefits that you want. We offer a fair and transparent pay structure with competitive and flexible benefits. We also have one of the most generous pension schemes on offer. As an employee, you’ll have unique access to a health service discounts schemes.
Compassionate care comes from staff who are well looked after, and the NHS is a well-respected national employer. We have one of the most competitive and supportive benefits packages offered anywhere in the UK, including, length of working week, holidays, maternity, sickness and flexible working.
Our flexible working options and benefits such as childcare mean that we can help you with your work/life balance and maintain wellbeing for you and your family.
Your access to equal opportunities
We aim to be a fair employer and strive to achieve equality of opportunity for all, creating inclusive workplace environments where everyone can work effectively towards the provision of better healthcare.
What our staff say
Janet Amunikro, Staff Nurse at Iris Ward explains what she enjoys about her role.
Stephen Bradshaw, Matron at the Beacon Centre talks about his role.
Karolina Maslanka, Activity Coordinator at Iris Ward tells us what she enjoys about her role.