Public sector – NHS Hospitals

NHS (National Health Service) is one of the largest employers in the world.


Everyone who joins the NHS is guaranteed a salary that matches their ability and responsibilities, and given every opportunity to increase it through training and development.


Benefits include:


  • a standard working week of 37.5 hours
  • pay enhancements to reward out of hours, shift and overtime working
  • holiday entitlement of 27 days a year, plus eight general and public holidays. This rises to 33 days after 10 years of service
  • better career and pay progression based on the application of knowledge and skills
  • annual personal development reviews to support career aspirations


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