Vitality are driven by their core aims of making people healthier, along with enhancing and protecting their lives. They focus on encouraging healthy living, and rewarding people who live by this philosophy, which is a key element of their shared value model.
Vitality do all they can to promote healthy living, by offering comprehensive and award winning health and life cover, and investment plans that can help their members enjoy healthier and more financially secure lives. Vitality health plans provide start to finish private care. This includes Vitality GP video consultations, fast access to consultations and treatments, as well as a full cover promise.
The business employs thousands of people across the UK, and bring in revenue of around £500 million per year. In fact, in 2015, Vitality’s parent company, Discovery, was named in Fortune magazine’s Change the World list. They were the only insurer to be included in this list, and were ahead of big brands such as Nike, Starbucks and IBM. The business aims to not only be the best health and protection insurer in the UK, but to also be a force for social good, and have a positive impact on society.
Vitality encourages its employees to live their lives in line with the values and culture of the company, and has a fast paced working environment. Their employees find the job rewarding, and feel they are always valued within the company, which is demonstrated by the way many individuals have progressed in the business. People are rewarded for their achievements and contributions, and are encouraged to bring new, exciting ideas to the table.
Should you choose to work for Vitality, don’t worry if you don’t have a lot of experience within the industry. The characteristics the company are looking for include being positive, creative and full of energy. If you also have a drive to make people’s lives better and more healthy, and believe that anything is possible through hard work, you’ll share a lot of the same values as Vitality, so you’re bound to succeed!
The company also boasts strong leadership from above, who work towards the same shared vision, and are keen to listen to all members of staff. Vitality is known for their innovative products, which is rooted in a culture of exploration and creativity. The business also provides regular senior leadership updates, to keep all staff updated to progress and developments being made, as these things will undoubtedly impact them.
There are many benefits when it comes to working for Vitality. These include subsidized parking, a free watch, health insurance, a pension scheme and discount vouchers and codes for places you choose. The pay is also great, and you’ll regularly get a chance to win fantastic prizes, such as tickets to the teams Vitality partners with. A major team Vitality sponsors is the local football team - AFC Bournemouth. The grounds are even named the Vitality Stadium.
The Bournemouth offices of Vitality are situated at the top of Richmond Hill, at the heart of the city. Over 500 employees work in the building, across a number of departments. These teams include Customer Services, Adviser Services, Marketing, Underwriting, Human Resources, Health Claims and IT Support. The building also houses the company’s appointed representatives Insure Your Health, who are specialists in private medical insurance.