The Bon Secours Health System (BSHS) believes that the unique skills, diversity and hard work of our staff should be celebrated and rewarded. The following summary provides an indication of benefits you could expect when working with the BSHS.
The BSHS maintain competitive and attractive rates of pay and allowances, having regard to the Health Service and other relevant comparators. Our compensation and benefits package is continually reviewed and adjusted as required, in order to attract and retain our best staff.
The BSHS firmly believes in work-life balance and encourages staff to take meaningful time outside of work to spend with family and friends and to pursue outside interests and activities that are positive and satisfying for them.
We offer competitive annual leave arrangements in addition to statutory holidays. We also aim to facilitate leave arrangements to fit personal circumstances, where practicable.
The BSHS will also support flexible working arrangements where it is reasonably practicable to do so and where operational service needs can accommodate them.
For staff to feel included and to promote a family spirit, the BSHS organises family events such as Winter Wonderland.
We Host Family Fun Days across the Group- which are great days out for all the family. Other local events and occasions are organised at hospital/site level, in response to staff interests and enthusiasm.
Recognition and celebration for the hard work and dedication of staff, as they strive for excellence in the care they provide, is marked in an annual Staff Awards Event. This ceremony showcases the great work done by individuals, Teams and Hospitals across the Health system and celebrates the strong commitment, quality improvement and high standards of their achievements.This event is surrounded by a sense of fun, healthy competition and by the collegiate acknowledgement of professional excellence.
V.H.I., Laya and Irish Life Healthcare Scheme offers discounted membership to staff. Arrangements can be made to deduct Healthcare subscriptions from your salary and further information regarding the scheme can be found by contacting the relevant BSHS HR / Payroll Department.
The BSHS provide a restaurant service within each Hospital across the Group. Delicious and nutritious subsidised meals are available to all staff and include breakfast, lunch, evening tea and snacks with varied menus.
Car parking facilities are available for all Staff members of the BSHS.
The Hospital offers a discount to staff for out-patient facilities such as Cardiology, Pharmacy, Diagnostic Imaging, Pathology, Physiotherapy, etc.
Long-term health and staff well-being are also a priority for us. We have done a considerable amount of work to ensure we look after the health and wellbeing of our staff and are committed to caring for them through our Occupational Health facilities, Health Screening, Employee Assistance Programmes, Stress Management Support e.g. Mindfulness training, Wellbeing Promotions e.g. staff Mindfulness, Pilates and yoga programmes.
There is an active Sports and Social Club in all Hospitals across the BSHS and staff are actively encouraged to become members of the Club (at a nominal deduction from your monthly salary). The committee organises sports and social events throughout the year and staff suggestions and involvement are always welcome.
We also offer a Bike to Work Scheme for those of you who are more energetic, so you cycle in for your shifts. Our Sports & Social Clubs are also very active in the areas of organisation and social event management.
In association with Irish Life, we provide a competitive retirement pension package to enable you to save and plan for the future. You may also be eligible to access AVC, Life Assurance and Disability Benefit Schemes.
In addition, we also offer Retirement Planning courses to assist in planning for your retirement.