Quick facts
  • What we do:
    As the commissioning arm of the Milton Keynes Primary Care Trust, we buy healthcare for the population of Milton Keynes.
  • Year established:
    2008
  • Website:
    http://www.miltonkeynes.nhs.uk
  • UK locations:
    South East

About NHS Milton Keynes

A HEALTHY RELATIONSHIP with staff is seen as vital by the people responsible for running NHS Milton Keynes. Development of its 156 employees is a priority and staff, on average, receive 50 hours of training a year at a cost of about £1,280 each.

Employees say they love working for the organisation, giving a 68% positive score. They feel their work is an important part of their lives and are proud to work for NHS Milton Keynes (both 75%). They believe they can make a valuable contribution to the success of the organisation (76%) and agree that their input makes a difference (79%, with just one other small body achieving a better result).

At least eight senior managers have been promoted from within and NHS Milton Keynes's second highest rank is in the Personal Growth factor. Scoring 70% positive overall, it puts the organisation in the top 30 for this.

A management accountant can expect an average salary of about £22,700 and almost 40% of the workforce is on £35,000 or more. Staff feel they are paid fairly relative to colleagues and for their roles, both 62% positive scores, and are happy with their pay and benefits (65%). They would not leave tomorrow even if they were offered another job (70%).

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What is it like to work for NHS Milton Keynes

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Employees are provided with a great deal of training including Effective Meeting Training, Project Management Training and Performance Management. They have their own Chief Knowledge Officer who amongst other things, works to promote the use and sharing of knowledge and information amongst staff. Personal Development is supported through individual coaching, fundamental skills training such as Business Writing Skills and IT skills, Team Leader Development Training and through the Employee Assistance Programme.
My Company
My Company
As a small organisation, each employee has a critical role to play, their close-knit and supportive staff makes the everyday challenges that much easier and vastly more enjoyable. This small and effective workforce is structured into the following directorates - Public Health, Finance, Contracts, Informatics, Clinical Standards and Engagement. These directorates work together to achieve common goals which are overseen by the dedicated leaders. Employees are recognised in various ways for their contributions to the organisation and managers are eligible to receive bonus awards for length of service.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
To ensure that employees are rewarded for their efforts this organisation has regular job evaluations detailing employees input, development plans and one to one meetings. All achievements are published internally within the organisation and in addition all employees are recognised for their contributions with instant recognition through staff emails and their bi-monthly newsletter.

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 33% of senior managers are women

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave

  • 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

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    10

  • Staff Turnover:

    10%

  • Staff:

    156

  • Male : Female:

    24% / 76%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    39%

  • Average Age:

    44

  • Graduate Vacancy Locations:

    Clinical Standards and Engagement, Public Health, Contracts, Finance, Informatics

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