"Working for the Huntercombe Group has given me a real opportunity to make a job truly my own. I enjoy that I can continue to develop my own role to deliver the best possible service. I am also fortunate enough to be able to work in a multi-disciplinary team were the entire team values each other and translates this into effective patient care"
Head Teacher, The Huntercombe Hospital - Edinburgh
There are many contributing factors that will influence your decision to work for The Huntercombe Group; it might be the location, the salary offered, the job satisfaction or the people you work with.
We recognise that when deciding whether to apply for a job it is also very helpful to hear from existing employees or from someone already doing the job that you are interested in. A better understanding of what they do on a day-to-day basis, not only provides you with a clearer picture of what the job actually entails, it also tells you what employees really enjoy about working for an organisation, such as The Huntercombe Group.
In our “Meet our people” page of the website, you can read for yourself why our people believe we are a great organisation to work for.
The Huntercombe Group is part of Four Seasons Health Care, one of the UK's leading independent healthcare operators, and shares its ethos of delivering the highest quality professional and personal care.
Four Seasons employs over 21,000 people throughout the UK.
Our people have to be special to do the jobs they do. Our work is challenging but immensely rewarding. Working within one of our specialist hospitals or centres, allows you to really build relationships with our patients/ clients and their families. Regardless of the job you do, you’ll be encouraged to take an active role in the treatment and rehabilitation of our patients/ clients which ultimately assists them in reaching their own personal goals and improving their quality of life.
Working almost exclusively with the statutory health and social care providers and commissioners we aim to provide the highest standard of care to our patients/ clients and their families, combining professional expertise with respect and care. We take a multi-disciplinary approach to treatment: Huntercombe centres are staffed by teams with a wide range of proven experience and professional expertise. Our senior clinicians are amongst the most respected experts in their fields.
Within our Hospitals and rehabilitation services our focus is on rehabilitation, recovery and therapy targeted at achieving the best possible prospects and quality of life for each individual. We design our comprehensive treatment programmes to meet the unique needs of patients and their families, with tailored inpatient care, follow-on day patient and outpatient treatment. Our adolescent centres have on-site schools, allowing education to continue. Our hospitals and centres focus on achieving quality of life with staff who understand the individual’s care and social needs.
The Huntercombe Group consists of hospitals and centres throughout the UK, highly regarded for quality of care and treatment innovation in their respective fields. The centres provide acute and longer term treatment in the areas of mental health, brain injury, neurodisability, addictions, learning disabilities and children with specialist needs. With such a diverse mix of specialities, there is continual scope for development, learning and progression.
Our team members are empowered to continuously identify ways in which we can improve our service and it is only through their passion and commitment that we can continue to raise our standards. We work hard as a team to create treatment solutions for those with particularly complex health and social care needs.
We actively encourage, support and promote high quality research projects that are relevant to our core services, linked to the business in which we operate and have the potential to improve the lives of our patients/ clients. For more information about our research activities, please visit our Academic Papers and Research Library.
Working for The Huntercombe Group is a rewarding experience; our friendly teams welcome new colleagues and ensure they feel part of the team and the family. The rewards of working for The Huntercombe Group start as soon as you step foot inside one of our hospitals or centres on day one, you will receive induction and valuable support from your new team members.
Many of our team have progressed and developed through the business and this is actively encouraged. By harnessing key strengths and skills, each staff member is encouraged to progress within the company and to meet individual goals and expectations. We work with our employees to understand their interests and aspirations so that we can provide the individual support they need.
As a Huntercombe Group employee you will receive regular supervision and participate in an ongoing appraisal with your line manager. Learning and development is provided through a blended approach; individual coaching, workshops and e-learning. You will also enjoy the satisfaction of contributing to the vital role of caring for our patients and clients and in so doing knowing that you are improving the lives of others.
The Group employs approximately 2,000 people, including highly regarded clinicians, therapists, nurses and care staff. Because we take a multi-disciplinary approach, hospital teams are made up of specialists from wide-ranging disciplines. We foster a caring, work environment founded on mutual respect and openness where potential is developed.