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The secret behind being one of the Best Companies to Work For 2016

Press Release   •   Feb 26, 2016 13:46 GMT

Demonstrating its long-standing commitment to employee satisfaction and wellbeing as it shifted from a small doctor locum agency fourteen years ago to today, the UK’s leading multi-discipline medical recruiter, ID Medical was delighted to again discover its positioning in The Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For league table at the awards celebration in Battersea Park, London on Thursday 25 February.

Best Companies helps organisations gain competitive advantage by measuring, recognising and improving employee engagement levels through a meticulous survey based on key satisfaction factors such as work conditions, pay, teamwork, leadership and wellbeing.

In the company’s fourth consecutive year of earning its 2 star accreditation, signalling an ‘Outstanding’ organisation, ID Medical has continued to experience significant growth whilst placing an extra emphasis on its workforce, the fuel behind its ever-adapting innovative and personalised solutions to the NHS and private medical sector.

Deenu Patel, managing director of ID Medical, reflects upon the result, “To continuously achieve ranking in this prestigious league table brings me great pride. ID Medical’s success knows no bounds, and with a workforce of 500+ to date, the most rewarding part of achieving this accolade is knowing that our staff recognise our efforts to make ID Medical the outstanding place to work it is.

“2016 has seen a dramatic increase in investment for training and staff development, both monetary and physically, to ensure the training provided is more targeted to the individual. The important thing to remember is that our staff are those moulding ID Medical’s value, reputation and service in the industry. We strive to ensure that each and every one of our staff feel valued, stimulated and find the company an enjoyable place to work. If this is achieved, I can be confident that, in turn, our valued candidates and clients receive a premier level service in every instance.

“Last year’s Best Companies results enabled us to identify areas of improvement and with this, we’ve been able to make the necessary changes. This included the launch of a staff restaurant at its corporate headquarters, a central hub for the whole business to get together. We look forward to analysing the results again this year and making a positive difference for our workforce. On behalf of the whole business, thank you for recognising ID Medical’s efforts – we are so proud.”

The official Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For 2016 list will be published in The Sunday Times newspaper this coming Sunday 28th February. 

About The Sunday Times

The Sunday Times Best Companies has been producing and publishing the ‘Best Companies to Work for’ lists since 2001 to measure and acknowledge excellence in workplace engagement. In 2015, 1055 companies applied to participate in the employee engagement survey, 428,719 employees were surveyed and 707 of those companies gained accreditation. Only organisations with the highest level of overall employee engagement qualify for the 100 Best Companies to Work for list.

About ID Medical

Award-winning, multi-discipline healthcare recruiter ID Medical was formed in 2002 and is a superior quality supplier of locum doctors, nurses, allied health professionals and clerical staff to over 90% of NHS hospitals and private medical sector organisations.

From its headquarters in Milton Keynes as well as its central London office, ID Medical provides practical, cost-effective and innovative workforce solutions, supplying more than 5 million hours to the NHS per annum. Crown Commercial Service (CCS), HealthTrust Europe (HTE) and London Procurement Partnership (LPP) framework approved, ID Medical supplies medical staff into over 40,000 available shifts per month in hospitals nationwide.

Within each of its professional divisions, the workforce solutions provider has dedicated client and candidate teams covering the multitude of medical specialties and roles to ensure every valued customer receives its premier level service, ultimately ensuring patients are always put first. Further to this, ID Medical School was launched in 2014 to offer candidates Continuing Professional Development accredited courses and workshops to enhance their medical careers.

Since its foundation, the company has earned itself industry-wide accreditation and success with an amounting collection of accolades. These include the Recruiter FAST 50, Real Business Hot 100, Recruitment International Top 250 and The Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100. Most notably, through an abiding focus on employee satisfaction, ID Medical was crowned Recruitment International’s ‘Best Recruitment Company to Work for 2015’ and made its debut in The Sunday Times Best Companies to Work for 2014 at list position 33. ID Medical is delighted that for the third year running it features in The Sunday Times Best Companies to Work for 2016.

For more information please visit our website at www.id-medical.com, view our Facebook page or follow us on Twitter @IDMedical.

For further information on ID Medical please contact:

Caryn Cooper

head of marketing

ID MEDICAL - ID House - 1 Mill Square - Wolverton Mill South - Milton Keynes - MK12 5ZD

t: +44 (0) 1908 555 498 f: +44 (0)1908 552 825

w: id-medical.com e: caryn.cooper@id-medical.com

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