Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Welfare to Work
  • Website:
  • UK locations:
    South East, South West, Yorkshire & Humber, London
  • Contact
    • MAXIMUS House, Pynes Hill, Exeter, Devon, EX2 5AZ

About MAXIMUS Health & Human Services Ltd

What is it like to work for MAXIMUS Health & Human Services Ltd

The members of the Senior Leadership Team take every opportunity to be hands on, approachable and demonstrate the company's values.  The Senior Leadership Team make regular visits to operational sites, and are currently embarking on a ‘back to the floor’ programme, where the team spend some time covering a front line role. Maximus have various committees across the business and each committee is chaired by a Senior Leadership Team member so that ideas and feedback can be taken back to the rest of the Senior Leadership Team for discussion. The Senior Leadership Team also get involved in initiatives that are important to the wider company. There is a commitment to always have a member of the Senior Leadership Team present at each company induction so they can welcome new joiners to MAXIMUS. Regular reward, recognition and engagement events (such as Top Performers dinners and our 6 monthly Roadshows) ensure Senior Leadership Team members spend time with employees at all levels and celebrate their success.
This year Maximus launched a new campaign called MAX Living to promote health and wellbeing. Every month all staff are emailed an online magazine which provide fun facts to stay healthy and a challenge for everyone to take part in that will have a big impact on health and wellbeing (e.g. a wall chart to monitor whether you are drinking a minimum of 8 glasses of water a day; a ‘pedometer challenge’ competition to see which team can walk/run the greatest number of steps). The aim of MAX Living is to raise awareness of work/health related issues, such as workspace posture and mental wellbeing. They have encouraged teams to be more active by allowing them to take an extended lunch hour once a week to take part in a wellbeing activity (anything from a walk around the park to completing a fitness DVD in the office). Following feedback that teams enjoyed a one-off ‘Fruity Friday’ MAX Living challenge, every office now has an allocated weekly fruit budget.
My Team
My Team
Innovation and continuous improvement are really important to Maximus. The company prides itself on being a business where everyone is encouraged to feedback and suggest changes to processes and working practices. In the past few months Maximus have launched an interactive crowd sourcing platform - Idea Lab. This online system allows all staff members to give their opinions on specific strategic “challenges” and post their own ideas for new initiatives for others to vote on. MAXVoice is the employee representative forum which has recently been the conduit for a variety of changes in the company, including the introduction of new employee benefits. Maximus have developed a delivery model called Progress to Success which provides a structure and the tools to support all operational employees carry out their roles effectively. Team Leaders in all sites act as ‘super users’ of this programme and ensure their teams are fully trained and supported in using the model. 

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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

  • Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave to all employees

Company Statistics

  • Staff:


  • Earning £35,000+:


  • UK sites:


  • Staff Turnover:


  • Average Age:


  • Male : Female:

    43% / 57%


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