NHS Lease Cars - While Training

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Cher92
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NHS Lease Cars - While Training

Post by Cher92 » Wed Jan 30, 2019 9:31 am

Hi all,

My two top choices are Liverpool and Bangor both of which need you to have a car during training.

I can drive but the hospital I work at isn't far enough away to justify the cost right now.

I know Bangor University's website suggests people take advantage of the NHS car lease scheme but my current manager doesn't think you can take part unless you're on a full time contract.

Has anyone used the scheme while on training? Particularity in Liverpool?

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Re: NHS Lease Cars - While Training

Post by ell » Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:21 pm

Training is a full time contract, so if that's the only potential issue then you should be fine.

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Re: NHS Lease Cars - While Training

Post by lakeland » Thu Jan 31, 2019 11:53 am

Do they mean permanent? Because you have a lease car for three years (or can buy yourself out of the contract early) so I would think it would be fine?

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Re: NHS Lease Cars - While Training

Post by Cher92 » Thu Jan 31, 2019 12:34 pm

Ahh yes i meant permanent!

I'm thinking it'll be fine if the Bangor website is suggesting using the leases but couldnt see anything about them on the other university sites.

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Re: NHS Lease Cars - While Training

Post by RJParker » Thu Jan 31, 2019 3:39 pm

You'd probably be better looking at the trust websites for the appropriate employing trusts rather than the universities - they are the ones that will be running the schemes. For example the Lancashire Care FT site says their scheme is run via GMP (https://gmpdrivercare.com).

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