New Employees

Welcome to NHSBT, we are glad you've joined us.  Below you'll find details and links to information to support you during your first few weeks/months;

New Starter Journey

Go through our New Starters Journey page on Link.  These pages provide information on;

  • Connect with the Chief Executive Officer of NHSBT
  • NHSBT Strategic plan
  • NHSBT Values and Behaviours
  • Personal Development Plan - how to prepare for it
  • Reporting IT issues
  • Pay, Travel and Expenses details for EASY
  • What NHSBT does
  • Working for NHSBT

NHSBT Useful Sites

The main sites where you can find information, support, updates, news, events and more are;

Link Homepage - our NHSBT main intranet site. You'll find information about NHSBT, our Directorates and what they do, News, tools and support resources.

People First Homepage - for your Human Resources (HR), Health Safety and Wellbeing (HS&W), Pay, Pensions, Benefits, Recruitment and Learning and Development information.

Yammer - For colleagues: Yammer is our online community where colleagues can share their stories, ask questions and join in conversations related to the work we do and our culture.

For senior leaders: Yammer is an opportunity to connect with colleagues wherever they are, build trust with open communication and understand the key issues concerning our workforce.

Information, benefits, support and contacts

What documentation should I have received?

If you are a permanent or on a fixed-term contract you should have received an employment contract.  Please ensure this is signed and returned to our Recruitment team.

Diversity and Inclusion information and support

You can find a wide range of information, event details, network details and resources on our Diversity and Inclusion pages

Trade Unions, who they are and how to join

For information on which unions we work in partnership with and how to join one visit our Trade Union and Partnership Working page

Benefits and rewards available

We have a range of benefits and rewards offered by NHSBT and the wider NHS.  The different options which are available can be found by visiting our Benefits and Rewards page

Wellbeing support

We want to ensure you stay healthy and well at work.  Information on the different support we offer can be found on our Wellbeing pages. You will also find lots of updates on wellbeing initiatives and support on our Wellbeing Yammer page.  These include mindfulness sessions, webinars, wellbeing calendars, yoga videos and much more. 

Where do I find information on policies?

We have a number of policies agreed in partnership with our Trade Unions.  You can find a list of all our policies and what they cover on our Policy pages.

Who to contact and for what?