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Benefits

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Whichever area 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. At MKUH we are committed to helping you get the most out of your career with us.

 

We promise that we will:

Ensure you feel like a part of #TeamMKUH

We are a medium sized acute Trust which means that you will not be just another number on the payroll, but an integral part of #TeamMKUH. We pride ourselves on our community feel, creating a supportive and caring environment for both our staff and patients. We are looking for people who want to join our team and, if you’re really enthusiastic, events such as our bake sales, charity events and Christmas jumper days.

Give you excellent terms and conditions 

The NHS has a fantastic pay system which offers you real benefits such as:

  • Generous Annual Leave
    harmonised holiday entitlements of 27 days per year, plus eight general and public holidays, rising to 33 days after 10 years' service
  • Pay enhancements
    to reward out of hours, shift and overtime working
  • Better and fair career and salary progression 
    based on knowledge and skills
  • Annual personal development review 
    to support your career aspirations
  • A brilliant NHS Pension
  • Excellent Maternity and Paternity Leave Scheme

Develop you

We advertise various training courses throughout the Trust which will help you develop professionally. Courses range from Aspiring Managers to Vital Conversations which is in addition to our comprehensive induction. We want to equip you with the right tools to succeed from your very first day. Please see here for more information about our learning and development opportunities.

Recognise your hard work

We love to shout about all the great things our employees do or achieve. That is why we have numerous staff awards throughout the year such as Long Service Awards, Staff Awards and Going the Extra Mile awards.

Support those with families and caring responsibilities 

Juggling home and work life is a struggle for anyone. As a Trust we ensure that we help our employees who are carers or have dependents to get the most out of their time working here and we put the following support in place:

  • A dedicated flexible working policy as well as special leave
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Advice and support from our HR team regarding maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Occupational health
  • A dedicated employee helpline for you to anonymously contact for support and advice 

Support your work life balance

As a part of our commitment to helping our employees remain healthy and adopt a good work life balance we ensure that everyone can apply for flexible working. Examples of flexible working include part time work, term time work, compressed working, job sharing and annualised hours.

Let you know about our great discounts

We have linked up with various companies to secure you discounts on numerous activities such as cheeky trips to the spa or simply a haircut for a pooch.

  • Activities
    Driving instructors, racing experiences, tree top activities and much more
  • Food and drink
    Exclusive deals at various restaurants, takeaways and cafes
  • Home, garden and pets
    Plumbers, ironing, kennels, groomers and storage facilities
  •  Health and Beauty
    Salons, health clubs and spas in the Milton Keynes and Northamptonshire area

 

If this sounds like an opportunity you would be interested in, then check out our current vacancies below:

 

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