The best of both worlds
Find out more about why Northamptonshire's a great place to live and work, and what's great about working at NGH
Live Life, Live Well
Your health and wellbeing
We offer a comprehensive health and wellbeing programme for our employees. Watch our video to find out more:
There are lots of ways we support our employees to maintain their health and well-being, including:
- affordable healthy choices in our on-site restaurants, including a deli bar serving a range of fresh speciality salads, homemade main courses, healthy snacks and fresh fruit and vegetables
- taking part in local and national activity programmes and events, such as the Global Corporate Challenge and Northamptonshire Sport’s business games
- mindfulness workshops
- reducing stress workshops
- lunchtime dance lessons
- a rolling programme of information events focusing on your health
We've signed up to the Time to Change employer pledge. Our pledge is to create a culture where our staff feel they can openly discuss and manage their mental wellbeing.
When you join our team, you can choose to join our on-site leisure centre and swimming pool. Cripps Leisure Centre is run by our health and wellbeing partner Trilogy Leisure Trust.
In 2017 Trilogy is doubling the size of the main gym area, expanding the cardio vascular and resistance training areas with an additional 30 pieces of new equipment. You can find out more about the benefits of membership on the Trilogy website.
When you work for us, you get to join the NHS Pension Scheme, one of the most comprehensive schemes in the UK. It provides index-linked benefits, life assurance cover, dependents' benefits and disability and redundancy benefits. Visit the NHS Pensions website for more information.
We understand the importance of a healthy work-life balance which is why we have flexible working opportunities and a range of schemes to help you meet your personal responsibilities including flexible working and special leave arrangements.
Further information on the Government's tax-free Childcare Scheme can be found by visiting the Childcare Choices website.
Health Service Discounts
NHS employees can benefit from deals and discounts from many retailers and organisations. You can find details on the Health Service Discounts website.
In Northampton, many local employers offer discounts on goods and services. We publish a list of participating organisations on our intranet site which you can access once you start work with us.
The NHS Confederation is the independent membership body for the full range of organisations that make up the modern NHS. Further details can be found by visiting their website here.
The aim of the constitution is to protect and renew the enduring principles of the NHS. It empowers staff, patients and the public by setting out existing legal rights and pledges in one place and in clear and simple language. The Constitution also sets out clear expectations about the behaviours and values of all organisations providing NHS care. Details can be found on this website.
NHS Employers represents NHS organisations in England on workforce issues and helps employers to ensure the NHS is a place where people want to work. Further information about staff pay and terms & conditions of service can be found on their website.