Quick facts
  • What we do:
    The BSO is a charity dedicated to educating osteopaths, treating patients and pursuing research.
  • Year established:
    1917
  • Website:
    https://www.uco.ac.uk/
  • UK locations:
    London
  • Contact
    • 275 Borough High Street, Borough, London, London, SE1 1JE

About British School of Osteopathy

TEAMWORK IS KEY at the British School of Osteopathy. Academic staff deliver lectures and tutorials and support workers enable them to meet the needs of students and patients. Staff at the school, in London, say working in their team is fun (83%), there is a strong sense of family (79%) and colleagues care about each other (85%). All three positive scores were in the top 10 for small organisations. Work is an important part of life for employees (84%), 26 of whom have been at the charity for more than two decades, including two with more than 40 years' experience and a member of the support staff in her nineties.

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What is it like to work for British School of Osteopathy

My Team
My Team
The company hold a Christmas party, staff conference dinner and entertainment. They also have a graduation celebration event and team lunches. Senior management and middle managers undertaking team building events and attend away days.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Staff and students have provided osteopathy to participants in the London Marathon. The organisation has been involved in fundraising to support prostate cancer. Fundraising activities also contribute to the funds for the BSO charity. These efforts have been recognised with awards from the South London Press, CAM magazine, Borough of Southwark and shortlisted for the Prince of Wales Integrated Health Foundation special judges' prize. They were also shortlisted for the Charity Times Charity of the Year award in 2010.
My Company
My Company
The organisation hold awards including annual recognition of excellence and going 'above and beyond' following nomination by peers. Special leave is awarded and social events held to celebrate milestones. Staff receive public emailed thanks from the Chief Executive, letters of thanks, flowers where appropriate and web stories about achievements. They also receive thank you cards and letters from senior staff.

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 33% of senior managers are women

  • Gym
    Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    10% of staff undertake charitable activities during business hours

  • Childcare
    Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks' leave on full pay

Company Statistics

  • Number of Staff:

    157

  • Staff:

    157

  • Sites:

    2

  • UK sites:

    2

  • Graduate Vacancy Locations:

    2.00

  • Average Age:

    45

  • Earning £35,000+:

    5%

  • Male : Female:

    58% / 42%

  • Staff Turnover:

    8%

  • Under 35 to Over 55 Ratio:

    No employees under 35

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