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Bupa Overview

London, England
10000+ employees
Company - Private
Healthcare Services & Hospital
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Bupa's purpose is to help people live longer, healthier, happier lives. Our status as a company limited by guarantee with no shareholders enables us to make our customers our focus, reinvesting our profits to provide more and better healthcare for current and ... Read more

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. 

Bupa Reviews

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Bupa CEO Evelyn Bourke
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92 Ratings
  • "Great people, great values / purpose, varied opportunities"

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    • Comp & Benefits
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    Current Employee - L&D in Manchester, England
    Current Employee - L&D in Manchester, England
    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at Bupa full-time (More than 5 years)


    Strong purpose and clear strategy. People really do make Bupa a great place to work. ‘People love working at Bupa and customers at the heart’ - this is what it’s all about. Being a large and complex organisation gives lots of career / development opportunities - lots of projects / initiatives that people can get involved in (obviously if performing / demonstrating great behaviours and mindset)
    Great benefits and health & wellbeing initiatives. I personally love the flexible working approach - I’m trusted to be able to work from home if I’m not needed in the office and technology is available to enable people to do this. (Obviously dependant on they type of work / role you have)


    As with all large organisations- implementing successful change can be like turning the titanic with a rowing paddle. More investment is required for change elements of projects. Sometimes it can take a long time to get decisions made due to large numbers of stakeholders being involved.

    Advice to Management

    Create more direct avenues and channels to senior leaders to hear directly from front line staff - rather than through various layers of management. This leads to things being sugar coated by the time it reaches the top.

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Bupa Photos

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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: lovely grounds
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Bupa Interviews



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    Care Assistant Interview

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview


    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Bupa.


    Online application submitted on the Company job website. Within a few days I was contacted by the Home Manager to arrange for a face-to-face interview. Had an interview with Deputy. Job offered and accepted. Background check arranged and Induction training organized.

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