Benefits of #TeamDBTH

At Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals it’s our ambition to offer our staff both excellent working facilities, but also a host of benefits when you join the team…

On-site facilities

Alongside our partners at Sodexo, the Trust offers a number of eateries, as well as a Costa Coffee and Subway. This is in addition to Volunteer Service shops and a WHSmiths.

Learning and development opportunities

As one of the region’s Teaching Hospitals, we believe it’s absolutley paramount to encourage our staff to develop their skill set. From training to lunchtime lectures, our dedicated Education Team can help you to take that next step in your career. The quality of patient care the Trust is able to provide and the range of services that it is able to offer are upon the ability to ensure our current employees, together with any potential employees, are motivated, satisfied and want to stay working for us.  This includes making sure staff have a personal development plan in place, access to training, development and career opportunities.

Park and Ride

We understand that parking can be an issue at most hospitals, this is why at Doncaster Royal Infirmary we provide a bus service to and from our 500 capacity car park, both of which are absolutely free. As we work across multiple sites in a 20-mile radius, we also provide a free-to-use shuttle bus to make it easier and cheaper to get around the Trust. Click here for timetables.

Health and Wellbeing

Working within the hustle and bustle of the NHS can make it hard to find time for yourself. Whether it’s joining the DBTH netball team, taking part in a lunch-time walk with colleagues or getting your flu jab – the Health and Wellbeing Team are here to ensure you’re supported in leading a healthy lifestyle. Click here to see our comprehensive offer which includes counselling support, alternative therapies, and much more.

Christmas Advent calendar

Beginning in 2021, from 1 to 25 December, every member of staff is enrolled in a prize-draw to mark the days of Advent and as a ‘thank you’ to all colleagues for their efforts throughout the year. Last year prizes included tickets to West End shows, a smart watch, a spa day and much, much more!

Facebook group

Alongside the Buzz, colleagues can stay in touch and up-to-date by joining a very active Facebook group for members of staff. With daily postings, you will join 6,000 of your colleagues discussing the things that matters, receiving all the latest news, as well as getting involved in exclusive polls and engagements about specific developments within our hospitals.

Random Acts of Kindness

We have a schedule of events known as ‘Random Acts of Kindness’. This ranges from a free cuppa’ and slice of cake delivered by the Executive Team, all staff to a free £25 gift voucher at Christmas and a free trip to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park. Each random act is a surprise, and we have a number organised for 2022!

Bluelight  and NHS discounts

As a member of Team DBTH you will be entitled to NHS discount as well as a Bluelight card. This will give you access to savings at a range of shops and eateries both locally and regionally!

NHS Fleet and Tusker lease cars

The Trust offers not one but two lease car suppliers. As a member of the team you will receive exclusive discount and offers via generous salary sacrifice schemes, with significant savings to be made on a range of vehicles including electronic cars such as those made by Tesla!

VIVUP benefits

Similarly, the Trust works with VIVUP to offer a range of discounts and savings on gym memberships as well as electronic goods via salary sacrifice.

Staff lottery

For a small few, members of the team can take part in our monthly lottery draw. With 11 winners each month, prizes range from £1,000 to £50, and every six months we hold a special one-off prize-draw for £6,000!

Family friendly trust

The Trust is committed to improving the working lives of its staff and offers various benefits to attract and retain a motivated workforce.  These include: Job Share Scheme, Term Time Contracts, Paternity Leave, Maternity Leave, Career Break Scheme, Adoption Leave, Leave in Domestic Emergencies and Flexible retirement.

Weekly newsletter and communications

Keeping up with the latest happenings within an expansive and varied organisation such as ours can be tough, that’s why we publish a weekly newsletter called the Buzz. Here you can find out about the latest Trust news, events and achievements.

STAR Awards

Recognising our staff for their hardwork and dedication is very important at DBTH. Each month a team and individual member of staff is awarded our STAR Award, with a glitsy annual event held for our STARs of the year.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion is important to us

As an organisation we will not tolerate any form of discrimination, victimisation, harassment, bullying or unfair treatment on the grounds of a person’s age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race including nationality and ethnic origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

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