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Bupa Overview

London, England (UK)
10000+ employees
1947
Company - Private
Healthcare Services & Hospitals
$10+ billion (AUD) per year

Company Updates

  • "My ambition was was create opportunity for our extraordinary nurses. I wanted to create a scholarship that would provide extra mentorship and financial support for some of our most impressive nurses. So I’m delighted to announce that this project, after months of anticipation, has finally arrived". - Jan Adams, Bupa's Global Chief Nurse

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  • The Global Bupa Nurse Scholarship, now in its second year, empowers our nurses with the confidence, tools, and support to bring their ambitious ideas to life.

    The year-long programme is designed to help scholars transform into our compassionate clinical leaders of the future.

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    Empowering our nurses to bring their ambitious ideas to life

    I am delighted to announce five extraordinary Bupa nurses have received Global Bupa Nurse Scholarships worth £10,000 to fund their professional, education and development goals. The Global Bupa Nurse Scholarship, now in its second year, empowers our nurses with the confidence, tools, and support to bring their ambitious ideas to life.

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Bupa – Why Work With Us?


Bupa is extraordinary.

We are a world leading health & care group with over 18,000 people in Australia and New Zealand, and our purpose it to help people live longer, healthier and happier lives.  We’re making a difference in health & care through our leading health insurance, our modern Dental clinics, Bupa Optical stores and our first Bupa GP clinics, with more on the way.  As well as personalised care at over 65 Bupa Aged Care Homes.

At Bupa our people are transforming and making a difference in the world of health & care.

Bupa has everything – growth, passion, results and a caring & supportive culture that surround a burning ambition and purpose that is the best in the world. 

So join us, and find purpose in your career.

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.

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

  • "Excellent inclusive culture"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Prefer Not to Say in Melbourne
    Former Employee - Prefer Not to Say in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bupa full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility
    A safe and inclusive culture
    Manages change well
    Focus on community

    Cons

    Nothing that I can think of

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Bupa Photos

Bupa photo of: Marching at London Pride and supporting our DiverCity programme
Bupa photo of: Celebrating Birthdays
Bupa photo of: Smile
Bupa photo of: LoLs at the BlueApple Dental Practice
Bupa photo of: Bupa Challenge Intermediary Event
Bupa photo of: Celebrating London Pride at the Cromwell Hospital
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Bupa Interviews

Experience

Experience
58%
19%
23%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
65%
12%
8%
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Difficulty

2.8
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    Strategist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Melbourne
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ months. I interviewed at Bupa (Melbourne) in July 2014.

    Interview

    A two interview process. Relaxed and friendly. Highly concentrated on past experience and what that will bring to the role; perhaps as against opportunities to express new ideas. Allowed time to be asked questions of. Though probably did not offer enough about the role on offer to properly provide a basis for your own questions. All in all, it was a positive experience.

    Interview Questions

    • How have you failed or been heavily challenged in your past role? How did you overcome this?   Answer Question
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Bupa Awards & Accolades

  • Top Companies 2019: Where the UK wants to work now, LinkedIn Top Companies, 2019

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