Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Healthcare Provider
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  • Contact
    • Benenden Health, Holgate Park Drive, York, YO26 4GG

About Benenden Health

The Benenden Healthcare Society are a health and wellbeing provider, offering healthcare to individual members and as a business-to-business product. They also provide travel and home insurance, health assessments and a health cash plan. The company was founded in 1905, with its original mission to provide affordable treatment for postal workers.

They now serve a vast range of people with varying healthcare needs and has a workforce that meets the needs of more than 800,000 members. They are the longest standing member of York Cares, which supports a range of local community initiatives. They are also the main sponsors of the York City Football Club Foundation Community programme, working with 2,000 primary school children every season to provide healthy eating and lifestyle advice.

They are proud sponsors of York Pride and Community Pride Awards, raising awareness of LGBT issues. Employees are regularly rewarded for their efforts with non-financial incentives given throughout the year.

What is it like to work for Benenden Health

All colleagues have access to their Employee Assistance Programme, which has a 24/7 confidential counselling helpline and the possibility of free counselling sessions. Colleagues are encouraged to utilise this if they need support, or just someone to talk to.
My Team
My Team
They are partners with York Cares, an organisation that seeks to make York a better place through employee volunteering. Every quarter teams can take part in a York Cares outdoor team challenge, which includes gardening, painting community centres and planting trees.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
As part of their ‘Be Connected’ value focus, they held the Willy Wonka ‘Golden Ticket’ awards. Colleagues were peer nominated for living the value and being role models in their department. The nomination earned them a ‘Wonka Bar’ with a golden tickets inside.

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  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

Company Statistics

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  • Male : Female:

    31% / 69%

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