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Bupa Overview

London, England (UK)
10000+ employees
1947
Company - Private
Health Care
$10+ billion (USD) per year
The British United Provident Association -- better known as Bupa -- is the UK's leading private medical insurer, providing private health care coverage for millions of people in the UK. Bupa also runs occupational health and disease management services, home ... Read more

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Bupa – Why Work For Us?


Our values shape how we behave to deliver our Bupa 2020 strategic vision fulfilling our purpose:

Passionate

  • Full of energy and inspiration
  • Love what we do and why we do it
  • Love our customers.

Caring

  • Big-hearted and compassionate
  • Treat people with respect and kindness
  • Everyone and everything matters.

Open

  • Seek new ideas and other points of view
  • Share freely
  • Really listen and understand
  • Embrace diversity

Authentic

  • True to yourself
  • Genuine and honest
  • Say what we mean, mean what we say

Accountable

  • Always responsible
  • Take ownership
  • Make it happen

Courageous

  • Be brave
  • Dare to try
  • Speak up

Extraordinary

  • Go above and beyond
  • Be the best we can dream to be
  • Deliver outstanding results.

Our purpose

We are a purposeful, commercial organisation. Bupa's purpose is: longer, healthier, happier lives. It defines everything we do and is the reason we exist. With no shareholders, our profits are reinvested to provide more and better healthcare fulfilling our purpose.

As a leading global health and care company, we offer health insurance, medical subscription and other health and care funding products; we run care homes, retirement and care villages, primary care, diagnostic and wellness centres, hospitals and dental clinics. We also provide workplace health services, health assessments and long-term condition management services.

Help us help people live longer, healthier, happier lives.

We employ 84,000 people who are making this a reality for our 32 million customers in 190 countries worldwide. Do you want to play a part in our success? If you have the belief, drive and the talent to help us in our ambition to become a true healthcare partner, then we want to hear from you!

Being on the frontline of healthcare, our people are focused on improving the health of millions. We all want to make a real difference in tackling the toughest challenges in healthcare.

Achieving our ambitious goals depends on the dedication and talent of all our people, working in new and innovative ways that bring our purpose – longer, healthier, happier lives – to life. 

Our people

We are a people-based organisation. Creating an organisation where our people love to work benefits them, our customers and our business.

We are committed to developing the skills, capabilities and leadership potential of everyone at Bupa. Our people receive extensive training to help them reach their potential and move forward in their careers. We recruit, train and promote people on an equal basis, making sure our decisions give full consideration to ability and aptitude.

Workplace health

Our purpose is as important for our own people, as it is for our customers. We are committed to enabling our people to be healthier because they work at Bupa.

Our workplace health strategy focuses on healthy cultures, healthy minds, healthy bodies and healthy workplaces. Everyone at Bupa is empowered to make lifestyle changes that reduce the risk factors of chronic disease, and so make tangible steps toward a healthier workforce.

Watch our video on our Employee Wellbeing Programme in the Australia and New Zealand market unit. 

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    Pros

    What the company stands for is amazing; To live a Healthy, Happy, Longer life. The Office in Miami is breathtaking with Ocean views all around. There's extensive room for growth, and they pay very well. They also offer great Health Insurance and pay 100% (For the employee). Additionally they have Bikes for employees to use and ride around the parking lot or Water whenever they want, offer FREE healthy snacks (Fruits, and everyday is a different fruit) on a daily basis, and offer Zumba classes and massages to their employees, I mean, who does that?! Great company to be honest, and I've worked with some real bad ones before.

    Cons

    Benefits.

    -Zumba Classes
    -Free healthy snacks daily
    -Massages on-site
    -Gym on-site
    -And Insurance covered at 100% (Depending which one you get)

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing a good job of showing the Employees you care. Happy employees = Happy Customers and a growing business.

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Bupa Photos

Bupa photo of: Clinical professionals at work with Bupa Medical Visa Services
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Bupa photo of: Meet our Bupa Receptionist in Sydney
Bupa photo of: A great photo from one of our UK care homes
Bupa photo of: "We looked after each other & encouraged each other to make it. We'll certainly be able to work better & closer together having climbed Ben Nevis" - The Ben Nevis Twelve.
Bupa photo of: The Priory
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Bupa Interviews

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    They wanted someone in role fast. I had the right credentials but the role was not well described (they didn't know what the position would be given that the company was in flux). Fast process and consequently didn't hire the right person for the role.

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