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Staff Rewards & Benefits

Working for us comes with many benefits. Our locations offer an exciting work life balance, with Dartmoor and glorious beaches on the doorstep and Plymouth, Britain’s Ocean City, offering culture and excellent travel links.

Livewell Southwest values its staff and makes investment in their development a priority. We currently offer the following development opportunities for staff:

  • A minimum of three days protected Continued Professional Development
  • Development pathways for unregistered and registered staff
  • Apprenticeships
  • Leadership programmes
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Clinical training programmes
  • Access and funding for training including Care Certificate, Assistant Practitioners Course and Scholarship into Nurse training
  • Robust Preceptorship
  • An induction programme tailored to your needs


 

Pension Schemes

Livewell Southwest offers a competitive pension scheme with Scottish Widows, while existing members of the NHS Pension Scheme can continue their membership when they join.
 


Flexible Working policy for a better work / life balance

As well as offering multiple flexible working opportunities, Livewell Southwest ensures that we support our staff as much as possible by offering:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Sickness pay
  • Salary sacrifice scheme for Allsave childcare vouchers
  • School holiday childcare subsidies
  • Free, confidential counselling services via Occupational Health and Wellbeing
  • Opportunity to sit on Our Voice, the staff engagement council, directly influencing how Livewell Southwest can further improve the working lives of our staff.

 


Online discount benefits portal

Livewell Southwest's online rewards and benefits package offers staff access to a number of great lifestyle benefits, available all year round. These include:

  • Up to 15% off paper and reloadable voucher cards for retailers including: Asda, Argos, B&Q, Boots, Curry's, Homebase, Ikea, New Look, Marks and Spencer's, Morrisons, Top Shop, Sainsbury's, plus many more.
  • Online discount codes, helping you to save at your favourite online retailers
  • Savings of up to 14% off package holidays with the option to browse, compare and book discounted breaks
  • Up to 60% off UK hotels, attractions and fun days out for all the family
  • Multi retailer savings with the pre-paid Mastercard®Debit Card 'Spree Plus'
  • Cash-back while you shop online, with over 4,000 online offers being updated on a daily basis


We also receive discounts from major city gyms and other regular offers, which we circulate within our weekly staff newsletter.  

 


Lease car scheme

Livewell Southwest also offers staff a lease care scheme, provided by NHS Fleet Solutions. The scheme:

  • is available to all permanent members of Livewell Southwest
  • allows staff to lease any make/model of car providing the CO2 emissions are below 165g/km
  • offers no deposit to pay and costs that are fixed for the period of lease, normally a three year period
  • is competitively priced and includes all routine servicing, maintenance, tyres, breakdown cover and insurance for up to five named drivers at no additional cost (no named drivers under the age of 21 can be insured on the vehicle)
  • gives members an opportunity to make further savings through a 'salary sacrifice' scheme - a deduction from your gross salary, subject to that salary not falling below the national minimum wage.




Cycle to work scheme

Livewell Southwest are able to offer a salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme provided by Cyclescheme. The scheme:

  • is available to all permanent members of Livewell Southwest
  • offers no deposit to pay and costs that are fixed for a 12 month period
  • gives members an opportunity to make further savings through a 'salary sacrifice' scheme - a deduction from your gross salary, subject to that salary not falling below the national minimum wage.

 


Moving to the South West?

 

 

Our locations offer an exciting work life balance, with excellent quality schooling and attractive, well-priced housing stock, with Dartmoor and glorious beaches on the doorstep and Plymouth, Britain’s Ocean City, offering culture.

For more information about the city, including schools, housing and environmental factors, please visit Plymouth City Council's website at www.plymouth.gov.uk. For more information about South Hams please visit www.southhams.gov.uk. For more information about Devon please visit https://new.devon.gov.uk.