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Staff Benefits

Join team WHH and you’ll enjoy all the benefits you can expect as an NHS employee, and much more! 

Whichever service you join, you become part of a talented, passionate team of people, committed to providing the best care and treatment to patients. You will also enjoy one of the most competitive and flexible benefits packages offered by any employer in the UK.  We actively recruit people of all ages, backgrounds and levels of experience.  This helps us understand the different needs of our patients and provide the best possible service.

Generous package

WHH offers a competitive salary and benefits package which is summarised below:

For a number of roles we also offer pay enhancements for out-of-hours, shift and overtime working.

  • Holiday entitlement  - 27 days per year plus eight bank holidays, rising to 29 days after five years’ service and 33 days after 10 years’ service. If you join us from within the NHS, your accrued leave entitlement can be transferred to your new role at the Trust.
  • Generous pension – retirement package based on either your final salary or a percentage of your pay over the whole career. This is fully protected against inflation and guaranteed by the government. Every new employee automatically qualifies. Find out more at www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/pensions 
  • Family-friendly - comprehensive maternity, paternity and adoption leave schemes with benefits in excess of the statutory schemes. Emergency leave for those rare occasions you need to support your family.
  • Flexible working – if possible we can accommodate flexible working opportunities including part-time working, job sharing, compressed hours, unpaid employment breaks and flexi-time.
  • Occupational Health and Wellbeing – we look after your physical and mental wellbeing in a wide range of ways including health checks, physiotherapy services, counselling, flu jabs, and stop smoking service. 
  • Career development - annual appraisals, access to a range of learning and development opportunities.

Staff wellbeing 

Looking after our team is a key priority for WHH and we regularly review our physical and mental wellbeing support for staff. This has never been a higher priority for the Trust, as staff continue to deal with COVID-19 and wider effects.

Our support is designed in consultation with staff, we listen to what they feel would benefit them. We have been able to enhance our wellbeing support with generous donations from our local community, NHS Charities Together and Sir Captain Tom Moore Foundation. 

Mental Wellbeing Hub 

On site at both Warrington and Halton, this dedicated space is a place for staff to unwind, relax, reconnect and access support from our specialist team. 

Our team can access counselling sessions or be signposted to other avenues of support. WHH has engaged a large part of our team in a range of supporting including bespoke counselling sessions, to off-loading drop in sessions, relaxation, mindfulness and resilience workshops all with the aim of supporting our workforce. 

Occupational Health 

Our on-site Occupational Health team are a seven day service and support staff with information, advice and support. 

We have created a bespoke COVID-19 service for staff offering assistance, and signposting to other relevant services. 

Our Occupational Health team also have an onsite clinical staff including an OH Doctor and OH nurse as well as a physiotherapist for face to face and telephone consultations.