Whether you're just starting your family, or continuing to grow it, Boston Scientific offers a variety of maternity and parenting-related resources to help:

  • Fertility Assistance: time off given for IVF appointments, up to 5 days in total
  • Parental Leave:

    Starting January 1st, 2020, all new parents working at locations within the EMEA Region will be eligible for a minimum of 18 weeks fully paid leave, to be taken during the first year of the child’s birth or adoption. This policy provides a minimum leave guaranteed by Boston Scientific and does not limit any greater or additional benefits that may be provided under local law or existing policy. If your local country offers a paid leave in excess of this period, you will remain eligible to this legal benefit. The EMEA Paid Parental Leave Policy is available HERE.

    Local specifics for the Untied Kingdom will be posted here soon.Please reach out to local HR for more information.

  • Breast feeding room on site at the Hemel Hempsted office
  • Childcare vouchers : Boston scientific offer childcare vouchers to employees on a salary sacrifice agreement. This benefit will close to new entrants effective 1 April 2018 due to recent changes in government legislation. See link to UK Benefits Summary for further details.
  • Employee Assistance Program resource : free & confidential service available 24/7/365 that provides :
    • Counselling for emotional and psychological support
    • Practical guidance and support on legal, financial, family and work matters
    • Online Health and wellbeing guidance