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Bupa Overview

London, England
10000+ employees
1947
Company - Private
Healthcare Services & Hospital
$10+ billion (USD) per year
We began in 1947 in the UK, when 17 provident associations joined together to form Bupa with the purpose of "preventing, relieving and curing sickness and ill health of every kind".

We have 15.5m health insurance customers ... Read more

Mission: Bupa's purpose is helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives.

With no shareholders, our customers are our focus. We reinvest profits into providing more and better healthcare for the benefit of current and future customers.

Bupa – Why Work For Us?


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. 

Step forward if you want to develop and grow a fantastic career in a global company with a purpose.

We want Bupa to be a place where people love to work and are empowered to create great experiences for our customers while being healthier and happier themselves for working at Bupa. As part of our new Graduate and Student Placement Schemes, you’ll be expected to learn and grow. You’ll experience different disciplines across our business and receive full support every step of the way all while on the road to your professional qualification whilst contributing to Bupa's performance and success.

Why should you choose Bupa?

Do you think about helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives? Bupa does – not only for its customers, but for all its employees. As a global health and care company, everything we do is driven by our purpose. If you share our ambition, you are equally as passionate about our values and putting customers front and centre, we’ll support you every step of the way. Don't just take our word for it, hear what some of our current placements have to say below.

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Bupa Reviews

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    Great work life balance, good team

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    slow progression due to limited senior opportunities

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Bupa Photos

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Bupa Interviews

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    Anonymous Employee in Salford, North West England, England
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Bupa (Salford, North West England, England) in June 2018.

    Interview

    So I previously posted about my telephone interview since then I have had my face to face interview it was a pleasant experience and was firstly advised on shifts and hours and had id documents photocopied then taken for my interview it was a 2 person interview and was asked a lot of different scenario questions And then a mock phone call when I left I was told I would be informed of the outcome within 3 days

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