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Staff Benefits

What can we offer you?

Pay and Annual Leave

Like the rest of our benefits, all our pay and leave structures for different groups of staff are in line with national guidelines and policy. If you are applying for a non-medical post, you will hear the term 'Agenda for Change',
which was the pay and conditions structure introduced in 2004.

Here are full details of our pay rates:



All our staff are entitled to join the NHS Pension Scheme, which includes life insurance and ill health retirement benefits. We also offer opportunities for flexible retirement, enabling staff to step down to fewer hours or to work flexibly after retirement, without affecting their pension entitlement.


Other staff benefits

We are family friendly

We operate a full range of family friendly policies including maternity or adoption arrangements, parental leave,
and special leave. We also provide a Childcare Voucher Scheme enabling you to save tax and national
insurance contributions on the costs of your childcare. We also have an on-site nursery managed by
Seymour House that provides preferential rates to staff (please see more information below).

We are healthy

As part of our commitment to promoting, maintaining and improving the physical and mental wellbeing of our
staff, we offer occupational health, counselling and physiotherapy services. We also have a team of chaplains, providing pastoral and spiritual support to all staff, whatever their beliefs and views. Quiet rooms are available
in all our hospitals.

We can save you money

As an employee of the NHS you will have access to a range of discounts with local and national service
providers and retailers, meaning you get great deals on anything from holidays to hairdressing and from
insurance to theatre tickets.

For your ConvenienceGetting to work could not be easier with excellent public transport routes and
discounts available on monthly bus tickets, as well as the option of on site car parking at very reasonable
rates, convenient retail outlets and franchised restaurants.

Broomfield Hospital Day Nursery School, Chelmsford, serves the families of NHS employees as well as the local community

Broomfield Hospital Nursery in Chelmsford is situated within the converted coach house of the Edwardian
Mansion that was once home to the Nash Family.  Broomfield Hospital Nursery operates out of 5 Home Base
rooms and has a newly refurbished garden provided a combination of outstanding resources as well as the
natural woodland which allows children to explore, investigate and learn.

Being inside the Broomfield Hospital grounds, the nursery also forms a part of the Mid Essex Hospital Trust
community and supports working parents at the hospital as well as the local Broomfield area.

For further information, please go to the website: