Pay and benefits

We regularly benchmark our salary and benefits against another similar organisations.

Salaries are competitive within our sector and recognise the skills and experience that each individual brings to the Charity.

All salaries are reviewed annually and we recognise excellent and outstanding performance.

Special duty pay - In general, our operational staff including nurses and clinicians are scheduled to work five days out of seven, which may include weekend and evening working as part of the normal working pattern. You'll receive enhanced rates of pay or working these patterns, which can add significantly to your earnings.

Extra hours, extra earnings - If you'd like to work additional hours, you can increase your earnings with extra shifts hours through Workchoice, our in-house nursing bureau. Ask our nurse recruitment team for more details.

Registered/unregistered allowance - An annual allowance is paid to all clinical operational staff who care directly for our patients. There are two levels; one for registered staff (£1,641) and another for unregistered staff (£683).


Core benefits

Pension scheme - You'll be automatically enrolled in our pension scheme if you're eligible. This is based on 1% employee and 1% employer contributions. You can also choose to join the main scheme. We contribute 4% providing you make a minimum contribution of 3%.

Life Assurance - If you choose to join the main pension scheme, you become eligible for life assurance at three times your basic salary.

Cycle2work - Cycle2work is the government approved ‘salary sacrifice’ initiative that allows you to hire a bike and accessories from St Andrew’s for cycling to work. Because the hire is free of tax and National Insurance, you make can big savings while keeping fit and reducing your carbon footprint.

St Andrew's Car Scheme - Obtain a fully maintained, fuel efficient car in a cost efficient way. 

Childcare Vouchers - Make significant savings each year in tax and National Insurance (NI) contributions using childcare vouchers for children up to the age of 16.

Healthcare cash plan -  In return for a regular monthly contribution from your net pay, you can receive money back on essential healthcare costs, including dental and optical bills, therapy treatments and consultations,

Payroll giving - the tax-efficient way to make contributions to a charity or charities of your choice.

More great reasons to join us

Generous holiday entitlement
Sick pay
Local and national discounts
Family friendly policies

Equal opportunities for all staff
Free on-site parking
Free flu and hepatitis jabs
Library and free sports facilities at some sites
Church and multi-faith prayer rooms at some sites

Major emphasis on learning and career development
Employee Assistance Programme
Staff wellbeing programme
Safecall whistle-blowing service