We offer staff a range of childcare support including maternity/paternity/partner and adoption leave policies, on-site nurseries and childcare vouchers available as part of our ‘salary sacrifice’ exchange scheme.
- Full day care for children up to five years and a holiday club for school age children.
- Fees may be paid through KiddiVouchers.
- Contact: 0115 942 0978 (internal extension 64302).
City Hospital - Busy Bees
Other childcare providers are listed on www.childcare.co.uk.
Paying for childcare
Childcare vouchers (Kiddivouchers)
NUH staff can exchange part of their salary for KiddiVouchers, which can be used to pay for most forms of childcare for children up to 16 years including nurseries, child minders, after school schemes and Ofsted registered nannies.
Visit www.hmrc.gov.uk or www.kiddivouchers.com, or call KiddiVouchers on 0845 094 1412 quoting scheme number S981971G.
Discounts on childcare
Childcare providers may offer discounts to NHS employees. Please discuss these with your chosen childcare provider directly.
Childcare grant allowance for students
A means-tested childcare allowance is available for NHS-funded students to meet up to 85 per cent of childcare costs (up to £114 per week for one child or £170 per week for two or more children) for children under 15 or under 17 if the child has special needs. Visit www.surestart.gov.uk or call 0845 009 2559.
Information in other languages
Information about childcare is available in other languages including Bengali, Chinese, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Punjabi, Turkish, Urdu and Vietnamese from www.childcarelink.gov.uk.