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What Type of Mortgages are Available to NHS Staff?

Those working for the National Health Service have very similar mortgage options to other applicants, although some lenders offer lower rates to NHS workers.

What Mortgages Discounts are available to NHS workers?

A Mortgage Broker who specialises in providing mortgage advice to health service employees is probably a good starting point for NHS workers. Whilst specialist mortgage lenders do sometimes offer a range of discounts, they are not always easy to find. It’s also important to understand that if you find a discount rate, it will not automatically apply to you, as a member of NHS staff.

The Mortgage Mum offers a special incentive for NHS workers.  It is our way of saying THANK YOU for all that you do for us all.  Please enquire for details.

Am I Eligible for an NHS Mortgage Discount?

Usually only clinical staff are eligible for the specialist discounts mentioned above. Unfortunately; medical, administrative and housekeeping staff are not usually eligible.
If you carry out a clinical staff role within any of the following NHS trust organisations, you should be eligible:

  • NHS GP Surgeries
  • Dental practices with NHS status
  • Mental Healthcare and Social Care Trusts
  • NHS Primary Care and other Care Trusts
  • NHS Direct
  • NHS Ambulance Trust
  • The National Blood Transfusion Service
  • The Health Protection Agency

How Much Can I Borrow, as NHS Staff?

Like other applicants, your loan amount will be based upon your affordability, credit rating, mortgage type and whether you apply alone or with a partner. Most lenders use a multiple of three to five times your annual salary to calculate the loan figure.

As an example, a member of NHS clinical staff, with a salary range between £20k and £45k, can expect to borrow between £61,608 and £204,579. The large variance takes into account different pay grades within the scale and the strength of your credit score.

Other schemes that may be beneficial to NHS staff

Whilst the key worker scheme is no longer an option, there are a range of government schemes aimed at first time buyers, which can also be helpful to NHS employees and similar key workers.

Help to Buy

The Help to Buy scheme offers First Time Buyers the chance to buy a new-build home up to the value of £250k (£450k in Greater London), with just 5% deposit. A government loan then tops up your deposit to 25%, allowing those on a lower income access to higher priced properties, given that they only need to take a mortgage on 75% of the property value. For more information: https://www.helptobuy.gov.uk/

Shared Ownership

With the shared ownership scheme you are given the opportunity to buy a share of between 25% and 75% of your home, instead of the entire property. This equates to a much lower deposit requirement and lower repayments on your mortgage. For more information: https://www.helptobuy.gov.uk/shared-ownership/
On the remaining share of the property that you do not own, you will need to make monthly payments of rent, usually to the local authority.

Right to Buy

If you are a local authority or housing association tenant, you may have the option to buy your home at a significant discount, under the Right to Buy scheme. For more information: https://www.gov.uk/right-to-buy-buying-your-council-home

What is the NHS Key Worker Mortgage Scheme?

The key worker mortgage scheme that was once available to NHS workers and other key workers, was unfortunately discontinued in 2019.

As an NHS worker, you may be eligible for a discount mortgage rate from some lenders.

How Can Mortgage Mum Help NHS Staff Find a Mortgage?

Buying a new home is a stressful and challenging time, especially for NHS workers, who often work long shifts on top of family commitments. Having advice from an experienced, authorised and regulated Mortgage Broker can be a real comfort. Mortgage Brokers have access to those specialist deals that are sometimes offered to NHS workers and can help ensure your application meets their acceptance criteria.

The Mortgage Mum offers a special incentive for NHS workers and Emergency Personnel. It is our way of saying THANK YOU for all that you do. Please enquire for details.

We can also offer you a full free review of your life insurance, critical illness cover and income protection. We will work hours to suit you, so please get in touch with us today!

Our NHS incentive is going to run on an ongoing basis, but for the purposes of this offer, the end date will be 31 December 2021. This offer is eligible to all staff who work for the NHS and Emergency Personnel. This offer can be used multiple times. We have a right to withdraw this incentive at any time if circumstances require us to do so.

Get Started

While mum knows best, we don’t expect you to know everything! Apply with us online today, fill in your details and see what you can afford. When it comes to mortgage advice for first time buyers, The Mortgage Mum team can help find the perfect policy for your situation.

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