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Staff Benefits

Investing in you and your development

Within the Learning, Education & Development department, we aim to attract, develop, and retain talented people from all backgrounds by providing high-quality, relevant, and effective customer-focused services that lead to a positive learning culture and support organisational, team and individual growth. Opportunities for learning and developing are plentiful, and we are all equally supported to reach our potential via the following:

  • Access to clinical and non-clinical apprenticeship pathways, supporting formal learning
  • Input to the annual learning and development needs analysis to identify educational programmes which will be of benefit to your role
  • Access to career coaching, clinics and pathways to support growth and development opportunities within your career
  • Information, advice and guidance regarding internal and external training opportunities and funding
  • Quality Service Improvement Redesign (QSIR) training to support the improvement of service  
  • Core clinical skills/competency programmes supporting upskilling
  • If you are new to care we offer a programme to develop skills, knowledge and confidence, along with work-based support
  • Clinical support workers' continual professional development programmes and work-based support are offered to build skills and knowledge
  • For newly registered professionals we offer our high-quality Preceptorship programme with additional pastoral support
  • Resilience Based Clinical Supervision
  • Training and restorative supervision delivered via the Professional Nurse Advocacy 
  • Supportive forums are offered via the Early Years Schwartz Rounds Programme 
  • Leadership programme for all staff regardless of titles, these enhance leadership skills based on the values of the Isle of Wight NHS Trust
  • Annual appraisal & personal development plans
  • Access to free learning to support further continual professional development

Recognising and celebrating achievements

  • Meet the team
  • Employee of the month
  • Greatrix Scheme
  • Access to free learning
  • Annual social events; Summer Ball & Christmas Staff Quiz
  • Celebratory events throughout the year

Looking after your health and wellbeing

  • Employee assistance programme for you & your family
  • Flexible working options
  • Fitness classes & outdoor gym at St Mary’s
  • Discount gym memberships
  • Occupational Health support
  • Physiotherapy support
  • Mental fitness resilience support
  • Health & wellbeing events
  • Day Nursery at St Mary’s

Your total reward package

  • Annual Total Reward Statements
  • NHS Pension Scheme including employer contribution
  • Local & national staff benefits
  • Salary sacrifice schemes; home electronics, cycle to work scheme
  • Staff discounts on local bus network
  • Purchase annual leave scheme