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  • Year established:
    2003
  • Website:
    http://www.assuraplc.com
  • Contact
    • Assura, The Brew House, Greenalls Avenue, Warrington, Cheshire, United Kingdom, WA4 6HL
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About Assura plc

Assura is a specialist real estate investment trust based in Warrington, focused on creating outstanding spaces for health services in its communities. They are the long-term owner of over 500 GP surgeries, primary care, diagnostic and treatment centre buildings around the country.

Employees at Assura work to five core principles; Innovation, Expertise, Being Genuine, Collaboration and Passion.

Assura have an internal development programme. The programme seeks to support the development of management skills such as coaching, alongside personal development such as emotional intelligence coaching. The programme consists of 6 workshops, monthly 121 coaching sessions and completion of two projects which include a presentation to the board. This is available to all employees.

On top of this, all employees can claim up to £150 per year in order to develop a new skill that is not related to their roles.

To support employees who have caring responsibilities, Assura introduced compressed hours of work alongside flexible start/ finishing times and increased home working.


What is it like to work for Assura plc

My Manager
My Manager
Senior managers benefit from external coaches with sessions taking place each month. Other managers or participants in their internal development programme benefit from 6 months of internal coaching upon request.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Assura have an array of environmental practices in place, such as: Encouraging working from home, a cycle to work scheme, Carbon offsetting and discouraging business travel.  
My Company
My Company
Assura have an employee representative group which feeds back ideas from employees to the business. They also meet confidentially with a non executive director who has been assigned to ensure employee engagement is key to the business drivers. 

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Gym
    Gym

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

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary scheme to all employees, or one in which the employer's contribution is at least 5%

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Profit Related Payment
    Profit Related Payment

    Companies offering profit related pay to all employees

  • Development
    Development

    Companies that provide support for non-work related training to all staff

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Staff Turnover:

    10%

  • Average Age:

    38

  • Male : Female:

    52% / 48%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    63%

  • Staff:

    67

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