Why work for Benenden Hospital

To attract staff of the highest calibre, we offer excellent working conditions and facilities, promoting flexible working and a healthy home/work life balance. We are committed to professional development and have excellent training along with education facilities in a safe and respectful environment. We work hard to make sure that everyone in Benenden feels involved and share our values and vision for the future. This is reflected in our Investors in People Silver & Investors in People Health & wellbeing accreditations.

We are a not for profit organisation, dating back to 1907, and have recently been assessed by the CQC as ‘Outstanding’. The Hospital has just completed a multi-million pound transformation, making it a truly outstanding place to work.

Benenden Hospital is a supportive and friendly employer that can make a real difference to our patients’ lives. You will also receive a generous reward package including:

Rewards and benefits

  • Competitive salary, including an element of performance related pay
  • 27 days annual leave entitlement plus Bank Holidays, rising with service
  • Generous defined contribution pension scheme
  • Excellent Life Assurance benefit
  • Free Membership of Benenden Health for Permanent Staff
  • Free parking
  • Subsidised eye tests
  • Enhanced Maternity pay
  • Free Flu vaccinations
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Subsidised on site Restaurant
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Active social club

You will also have the opportunity to apply for the Lord Plant Memorial Trust Travelling Fellowship with up to £3,000 for the successful staff member to  embark on an exciting venture that will enhance their professional and personal development whilst adding value to Benenden Hospital.

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Vacancy enquiries

If you wish to apply for a position, please send your cover letter and CV to kentcareers@benenden.org.uk. For other general vacancy enquiries, please call us on 01580 240 333 or use the contact form below.