Employee Benefits

As well as feeling like you’ve made a real difference to the lives of others every single day, you will also be able to take advantage of a number of benefits.

Salary – Competitive salaries which take account of NHS salaries.

Pension – Ashgate Hospicecare offers its employees either a contributory pension scheme or the opportunity to join the NHS pension scheme if they are are existing members and meet the qualifying criteria. Bank staff can join the NEST pension if meeting the qualifying criteria.

Top Healthcare Provider – We offer the opportunity to join one of the top 1% of care providers in the UK (based on Care Quality Commission results)

Westfield EASE Scheme – Employees are provided with the option to join a discounted Westfield Health Cash Plan.

Counselling Support – Ashgate Hospicecare offers a 24/7 counselling service through the Westfield EASE Scheme which is available free of charge to employees.

Annual Leave – Employees are entitled to a generous holiday entitlement which increases with length of service at Ashgate Hospicecare.

Family Friendly Benefits – The Hospice is committed to supporting staff in achieving a sensible work-life balance. Additional to statutory rights in relation to Maternity Leave, Paternity Leave and Parental Leave, a range of family friendly benefits are available which includes flexible working.

Flexible Working – Opportunities for part-time working/job share, where appropriate.

Training and development – Employees have access to a wide range of training and development opportunities.

Parking – Free parking is available on-site.

Food Available On-Site – Our chefs produce a variety of meals, sandwiches and snacks which are available for staff to purchase.

Social Events – There are numerous opportunities to become involved in any social and fundraising events, held locally in aid of the hospice.


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