We offer a variety of benefits to support the health and wellbeing of our staff. These are all detailed on the staff intranet - along with the latest information on activities, events and deals available to support your health and wellbeing. For example:
To help you achieve an acceptable balance between your commitments inside and outside of the work place, you can request working flexibly to improve your work-life balance. Please see our Flexible Working Policy for more information.
Cycle to work scheme
Eligible staff can obtain bicycles and equipment through a tax-free rental scheme. Take a look at the Cycle to Work Scheme page on the staff area of the intranet for more information, or on the Vivup (HCT benefits) portal, which also includes access to a range of discounts at popular retailers.
Eye care vouchers
If you regularly use display screen equipment at work you are entitled to have an eye test paid for by the Trust every 2 years. In addition to a free full eye examination, you will be given a contribution towards a pair of glasses if you need them specifically for VDU use.
All of our employees have access to the Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) via website or phone.
The EAP is a confidential 24hr support service, paid for by us and provided by an independent company, Vita Health. Along with counselling and emotional support, Vita Health provides advice on a wide range of day-to-day practical issues such as debt advice, legal and financial advice and general family care.
As a healthcare worker in Hertfordshire, you will also be able to access free, confidential psychological support from the Here For You mental health and wellbeing service
As part of nationally agreed terms and conditions, we offer generous sick pay entitlements in excess of statutory sick pay