Our colleagues benefit from being part of a highly committed team who takes pride supporting and delivering the highest standard of patient care. As one of our team members, you will also benefit from our comprehensive range of benefits to support your physical, emotional and financial needs.

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Pay, pension and holidays

  • Progressive pay scales and a high cost area supplement (fringe).

  • Generous pension scheme with employee contributions tiered by salary and a 20 per cent employer contribution.

  • A minimum of 27 days’ leave (pro rota) plus bank holidays. After five years, leave rises to 29 days a year and after ten years’ service, staff get up to 33 days holiday. 

  • The option to buy or sell up to five days annual leave a year.

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Family friendly

  • Wherever possible, we will support flexible working and offer hours and patterns of work that suit your personal circumstances. 

  • Preferential pricing and priority places at BusyBees Nursery in Guildford (across the road from our main hospital building). For further information visit the BusyBees website or contact the nursery manager on 01483 538 764.


Travel and parking travel asset

  • Save on new bikes with our tax-saving salary sacrifice cycle scheme.

  • Option to buy a parking permit if you live outside GU1 and GU2 postcode areas. We have on-site parking at all our sites, plus a 600-space multi-story car park for Trust staff a five-minute walk from our Guidlford site. 

  • Save with our salary sacrifice, interest-free travel loan.

  • Save money on leasing a brand new car through our salary sacrifice scheme.


Financial support money asset

  • The Salary Finance website , our colleagues have access to: loans repaid through your salary; simple savings; an online financial education hub including podcasts, articles and tools to help you manage money better.

  • Access to up to 50 per cent of your salary on a weekly basis, to help avoid fees and money worries, through Wagestream.

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Discounts and special offers

  • Become a Blue Light Card holder for high street discounts.

  • Join our employee benefits scheme, Vivup, for discounts on brands, restaurants, attractions and much more. This is also how you access our salary sacrifice schemes such as cycle to work and car lease schemes.

  • Discounted gym membership.

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Health and wellbeing 

  • Coaching and mentoring available for all staff.

  • Confidential counselling support.

  • Colleagues who have trained as Mental Health First Aid Practitioners to provide peer support to talk, listen and help signpost professional mental health services.

  • Support for carers including a Staff Carer Café and Hospital Carer Support Advisors to offer advice, information and support to our colleagues who have caring responsibilities.

  • Four staff networks that make sure that colleague from all backgrounds have the opportunity to thrive: Women into Leadership; REACH – the network for black and minority ethnic minority staff; a Disability & Wellness Network (DAWN); a LGBTQ+ Network.