Our Employee Benefits at The Heron Medical Practice 

We strive to provide our staff with competitive benefits focused on supporting their physical, financial and emotional wellbeing. Our benefits are supported by staff feedback and centre on our employees and their families. Our benefits portfolio has been designed to enhance our teams’ health and wellbeing, as we believe taking good care of our employees is the key to our success.

For our staff, being able to take good care of themselves now and in the future, is paramount to building a future for our Practice and the patients’ population that we care for.

Health and wellness

  • Free annual eye test plus free VDU glasses
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Workplace accommodations for mental health concerns including                      menopause clinics
  • Access to mental health apps
  • Employee Wellbeing Team

Financial wellbeing

  • Competitive compensation
  • Annual cross-company pay review and adjustment
  • Christmas saving scheme
  • Blue light card

Flexibility and time off

  • Generous annual leave entitlement: 25 Days plus bank holidays increasing to 27 days with your service
  • Part-time work and job-sharing options
  • Two ‘work from anywhere’ weeks per year for management team and partners
  • Long Service Award scheme
  • Substantial sick leave scheme

Family support and care

  • Enhanced Company Maternity and Paternity Leave Pay
  • Employee assistance programme supporting family concerns
  • Christmas club saving scheme
  • Paid Birthday Leave 

Community and personal development

  • £20 gift every year for you to start a new hobby or try a new adventure
  • Protected study time
  • Apprenticeship schemes
  • Educational development pathways
  • One paid day a year to support your chosen charity through volunteering
  • Recognition scheme: to say thanks and recognise others hard work
  • Fresh Ideas scheme – supporting your creativity