As an employee here, you'll have access to a range of occupational health and wellbeing services, including: osteopathy and physiotherapy services; acupuncture; dental checks; complementary therapies; and immunisation programmes.
Find out more about our pay and benefits here.You will also be prided with: moving and handling training, risk assessments, appropriate work-related equipment, as well as training you on techniques that will be useful in your job.We offer staff a range of occupational health and rehabilitation services that employees can be referred to after being assessed by an occupational health adviser.
Our rehabilitation units can help with a wide variety of problems including: changes to posture due to pregnancy; repetitive strain injury; postural problems caused by driving or work strain; the pain of arthritis and sports injuries. We can also help to treat specific problems such as tension headaches, whiplash, frozen shoulder, tennis elbow, arthritis, and sports injuries.
Depending on the nature of the problem, you could be referred onto a specialist service like physiotherapy, acupuncture, osteopathy and bespoke rehabilitation programmes.
Your health and wellbeing is of the upmost importance to us and we also offer:
Find out more about our pay and benefits here
Staff here have access to psychologists
and counsellors, who you can speak to confidentially about work-related or
personal issues. The service is free for staff and self-referrals are accepted.
We can help you deal with a range of issues including mental
health problems, the psychological impact of physical health conditions,
domestic violence, coping and confidence issues. We also offer cognitive
behaviour therapy and mediation services to staff who feel they need to use the
facilities for work or non-work related issues.
As part of our overall commitment to the equality of opportunity and
valuing diversity, as an organisation we are fully committed to promoting a
harmonious and supportive working environment, where every employee is
treated with consideration, respect and dignity.
Harassment and bullying are in direct opposition to our aims and values,
which include our commitment to treat people with courtesy, dignity and
respect and to embrace difference, diversity and fairness. Harassment and
bullying in any form can have a detrimental impact on working lives by
adversely affecting the health, morale and performance of those affected by
it, including those who witness it.
Similarly, we do not tolerate acts of violence, aggression, harassment or
abuse towards staff and professionals who work in, or provide services to,
the NHS. We consider the safety of all staff of paramount importance and
are committed to providing, as far as is reasonably practicable, safe
environments and systems of work for all staff whilst you are performing
their duties. We do not expect staff to subject themselves to, or be
exposed to, any unnecessary risks or to cope alone with potential or actual
We will do all that is reasonable and practicable to prevent and protect
all staff from any form of violence at work and to equip them, as far as
possible, to deal with any incidents that do arise. We will ensure that all
complaints of violence are taken seriously and that there are procedures in
place for managers and staff that help them to deal with potential or
actual violent situations.
Procedures are also available at both informal and formal levels to deal
with complaints and disputes relating to bullying and harassment, including
an option for mediation. Support for those involved in or affected by
bullying and harassment is also available and a robust monitoring system
for cases of bullying and harassment is in place.
In addition, a number of Trust employees have been appointed and trained as
wellbeing champions as an independent and confidential resource to offer
support to staff to help with emotional and physical wellbeing.