“I love working at Benenden Hospital, it’s a beautiful location in the countryside”, “the whole organisation is supportive”, “it’s the team, the team are amazing”, “Benenden is a bit like a family”, “the whole atmosphere is brilliant”.
These are just some of the reasons why more than 400 people work at Benenden Hospital which has a long history of caring since it was founded in 1907.
Benenden offers a number of full, part-time and flexible job opportunities ranging from patient advisors, receptionists, administration, radiographers, nursing, catering and housekeeping.
The hospital also has a “bank” of experienced and trained staff to call upon when needed. Bank working allows employees to choose when to work around childcare, a second job and holidays.
Staff benefits include 27 days’ annual leave rising with length of service, performance-related pay, competitive salaries, a defined contributions pension scheme, excellent life assurance benefits and subsidised restaurant.
Potential future employees can find out more about the many and varied roles at Benenden Hospital at a Careers Evening on Tuesday, October 29, from 5pm to 7pm.
Recruitment Officer Derrick Howard said: “No-one wants to spend time in hospital, so every member of staff plays a vital role in helping our patients get back to normal life as soon as possible.
“If you’re looking to make a difference, join us for our Careers Evening to find out about a range of outstanding clinical and non-clinical roles.”
Other staff benefits include free Benenden Health membership for permanent and long-term temporary staff, enhanced maternity pay, access to occupational health and physiotherapy, free flu vaccinations, subsidised eye tests, in-house training and development opportunities, and free parking.
Benenden Hospital, a private hospital in Kent, is open to everyone and has recently undergone a multi-million re-development. It has a Silver accreditation by Investors in People and has been rated “outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission.
There is also an opportunity to apply for the Lord Plant Fellowship with up to £3,000 for the successful candidate to travel anywhere in the world and learn about healthcare-related ideas.
Published on 14 October 2019