Quick facts
  • What we do:
    We commission health services on behalf of the population in west essex. We work with our local population to improve their health and well being where this gives best value.
  • Year established:
    2006
  • Website:
    https://westessexccg.nhs.uk/
  • UK locations:
    East of England

About NHS West Essex

IT'S GOOD TO know that people responsible for your health work well as a team. That's certainly the case at NHS West Essex, which commissions health services on behalf of the people of Epping Forest, Harlow and Uttlesford and achieves its highest factor ranking (27th) for the My Team statements in our employee survey.

Workmates care for each other, go out of their way for one another and feel a strong sense of family (scoring 81%, 78% and 72% positive respectively). They care about providing a great service (96%, and the third highest result among small bodies), and are proud to work for the Epping-based organisation (77%, a top five score).

www.westessexpct.nhs.uk


What is it like to work for NHS West Essex

Leadership
Leadership
The leadership of NHS West Essex have an open, informal and transparent culture and actively encourage staff to be involved in all areas of the organisation. They keep staff fully informed of all activities that are conducted throughout the organisation through the we-brief and Grapevine systems allowing information to be clearly disseminated to everybody in a simple informative format.
My Manager
My Manager
NHS West Essex provides detailed management toolkits for each of their people managers to give them support in their day to day role. Further support is offered through the provision of internal and external training if ever the need is identified whilst managers occasionally get together for away days where they can meet up and share knowledge and experience.
My Team
My Team
As well as working closely together as a team during work there are numerous opportunities for people to get together in a less formal setting away from the workplace. These activities can include bowling, ice skating, quizzes or parties and all are an excellent opportunity to bring people closer together and get to know each other better.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here

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

  • Childcare
    Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

Company Statistics

  • Graduate Vacancy Locations:

    0

  • Staff Turnover:

    14%

  • Staff:

    241

  • Male : Female:

    25% / 75%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    39%

  • Average Age:

    49

  • UK sites:

    9

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