Staff Benefits

Staff Benefits

We’re delighted to offer a wide range of benefits to employees including:

Support with Childcare – We have an on-site nursery at Sandwell Hospital. We have negotiated discounts for a number of play schemes. For more information contact emma.collier@.nhs.uk or click here.

Childcare vouchers
Do you pay for registered childcare? It might be cheaper for you to pay with childcare vouchers purchased through KiddiVouchers and deducted from your salary. For more information click here.

work-life-signpostHealth and Well-being Services
Take advantage of the 20% savings we’ve negotiated with Birmingham Council Leisure Centers and Sandwell’s Leisure Trust Sign up for the Gym at City Hospital which offers a range of classes, life-style programmes and alternative therapies with flexible cost effective payment options. For more information click here.

Counselling
The employee counselling service is operated by BDMA with qualified experienced occupational counsellors / psychologists. Employees can contact BDMA on 365 days a year including evenings and weekends to discuss problems or to make an appointment. Occupational Health service provides a range of services designed to promote health and well-being including healthy eating programmes, physiotherapy, nicotine replacement therapy, hypnotherapy, podiatry, immunisations, headache specialist nurse, pre-employment screening, health surveillance, and sickness absence management. For more information click here.

Support with Travel
Buying a travel season ticket can be costly so to help with the cost we negotiated discounts
for National Express and Centro annual travel passes. For more information click here.

Drivers
If you drive to work the Car Parking Salary Sacrifice Scheme can reduce what you pay for
car parking charges.
Are in the market for a new car? Employees qualify for a salary sacrifice scheme to lease
cars from NHS Fleet Solutions. For more information click here.

Cycle to Work
If you travel for at least part of your journey by bike, the Trust runs a Cycle to Work scheme.
Take a look at the cycle to work scheme which allows you to buy bikes and accessories at a
discounted rate from a range of shops across the UK. For more information click here.

Lifestyle Discounts
We’ve set up a range of exclusive discounts with local businesses and high street brands. Saving every time you shop, you could keep up to £1,000 in your wallet in a year!

NHS employees are eligible to avail of a range of discounts including leading retailers, restaurants, leisure and insurance services.  This is in addition to other benefits and discounts you can find as a member of the NHS and those provided by online services such as Health Service Discounts (formerly NHS Discounts).

LOVEHONEY: NHS workers a 20% discount off all Lovehoney products as a thank you for all the hard work they do. This is an ongoing discount without an end date. You can find out more about the discount and how to claim it here.