Employment conditions

We offer you progressive conditions

  • GAV (Collective Labour Agreement) since 1997 and thriving partnerships with the signatory staff associations: Swiss Public Services Union (VPOD), Syna – the union, and the employment association of nursing professionals (SBK), Basel sector
  • Length-of-service rewards from 5 years of employment
  • Good pension plan regulations (pension scheme with services above the legal requirements, with particular attention paid to part-time employees)
  • 60% of sick pay premium assumed by employer
  • Good coverage in case of occupational and non-occupational accidents (including first-class hospital stays)
  • External occupational social counselling, free of charge

Contemporary working hour model

  • Annual working time (based on a 42-hour week)
  • 5 weeks of holiday per year (6 weeks for employees over 50, 7 weeks for employees over 60)
  • Possibility to convert 13th monthly salary into additional holiday
  • Possibility of unpaid holiday
  • Part-time schemes / job sharing / pool contracts
  • Individual solutions and support for those re-entering the workforce and in exceptional personal situations
  • Flexible pension plans
  • Flexible retirement models

Professional development and advanced training

  • Generous support for professional development
  • Interdisciplinary and specialised professional and advanced training options
  • Development of leadership skills and vocational training
  • Vocational training in the field of nursing (HF = regular and abbreviated course of education)

Culture of partnership

  • Active interprofessional collaboration
  • Well-established staff committee
  • Defined employee evaluation system (regular meetings and target-setting)
  • Anonymous employee survey (every three years)
  • Standardised survey of departing employees

Equal opportunities and family

  • Active support in balancing career and family life
  • 16 weeks of maternal leave with full pay
  • 10 days of paternal leave
  • Child benefits and additional benefits (part-time employees are taken into account accordingly)
  • Pension regulations compensate for part-time and heavier workloads

Wide-ranging services for employees

  • Eco Bonus (for a car-free or motorcycle-free commute)
  • Free sports services for employees (internal fitness studio)
  • Courses & presentations as part of the company health promotion programme (including discounted courses at gsünder Basel)
  • Meals in our Bistro for a reduced price
  • Free drinks (selection of coffee and tea, chocolate, water)
  • Free annual bike check
  • Staff festival, hiking day, other staff events
  • Free flu jab
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