Giving back

You give a lot, and deserve to be rewarded. So when you join the NHS you’re guaranteed a salary that matches your responsibility, and every opportunity to improve it through training and development.

You’ll be entitled to a wide range of benefits, including:

  • The NHS Pension Scheme

On joining the Trust you’ll automatically be enrolled on one of the most generous pension schemes in the UK.

  • Generous annual leave

You’ll have at least 27 days' holiday each year, as well as bank holidays, rising to 33 days after 10 years service.

  • Staff nursery

Kingston Hospital’s on-site day nursery provides good quality childcare for children between three months and five years old. It was rated ‘outstanding’ in all categories during its Ofsted inspection. Staff have the option of joining the Trust salary sacrifice scheme.

  • Childcare voucher scheme

You can claim these tax free vouchers via your monthly salary.

  • Interest-free season ticket loans

Access to an interest-free loan to support the cost of your travel from home to work over a 10-month repayment period.

  • Occupational health and wellbeing

Our in-house service puts on regular health promotion events and provides free health screening and flu jabs for staff. Staff can also access a confidential counseling service for support with personal and work-related problems. 

  • Staff restaurant

A 10% discount is available to staff.

  • Cycle to work scheme

Up to a maximum of £1000. Staff can opt to pay through salary sacrifice.

  • Employee awards

We recognise outstanding service with monthly and annual staff excellence awards, and long service awards for service over 25 years.

  • NHS staff discounts

Discounts are available on a range of services, like entertainment and travel.

  • On-site accommodation

The Trust has a limited range of single accommodation including shared flats (some with en suite facilities), subject to availability.

  • Stenhouse Library

This onsite facility provides modern library and information services to all staff.

  • Excellent public transport links

The hospital is adjacent to Norbiton station (with a mainline service to Waterloo) and is connected by several bus routes.

  • Access to training