About ZGT (Ziekenhuisgroep Twente)

ZGT is the hospitable and professional hospital in Twente where patients, visitors and professionals feel welcome. ZGT continuously strives towards care innovation and improvement and offers a stimulating work environment with a focus on professionalism, cooperation, training, research and safety. ZGT welcomes approximately 250,000 patients every year at its locations in Almelo and Hengelo and its field clinics. Our staff of about 200 medical specialists and 3200 employees is passionately dedicated to provide the best treatment and care every day. ZGT complies with the new international quality requirements of NIAZ.

Facts & Figures

Industry Healthcare
Number of employees 3200

The Research

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The employee offerings of ZGT (Ziekenhuisgroep Twente)

This is a selection of the Employee Offerings that this company offers to (some of) its employees.

Learning and development programs

  • Graduate development programmes/traineeships
  • Internship programmes
  • Competency-based training programmes
  • Coaching programmes
  • Mentor programmes
  • Soft skill training programmes (e.g. feedback, time management, communication)
  • On-the-job training
  • Conferences/congresses/seminars (internal/external)
  • Workshops (internal/external)
  • Online training programmes (always available)
  • 180- and/or 360-degree feedback
  • (Peer) coaching
  • Mentor groups
  • e-Learning (module)
  • Coaching
  • Simulations and learning games
  • Collaborative Learning Experiences (e.g. Action learning group/Team-based learning)

Well-being programs

  • Safety programme
  • Stress management
  • Ergonomic support
  • Health & Safety officer/manager
  • Personal support line
  • Preventative Occupational Health programme
  • Burn-out recovery programme
  • In-house doctor
  • Confidential adviser
  • Occupational Health professional
  • Health screening programme
  • On-site flu vaccinations
  • Religious and/or spiritual facilities (e.g. prayer room)

Networking Activities

  • Alumni club (association of former employees)
  • Flexible workspace at the office
  • Seasonal social events
  • Special informal sessions with Executive Management
  • Organising weekly drinks or other social event (by staff association)

Career and succession management

  • Job rotation
  • Training programme
  • Coaching
  • Special assignment
  • Secondment

Communication Channels

  • Formal sessions (e.g. one-to-one meetings between employee and manager)
  • Works councils
  • Special access to CEO/Leadership
  • Employee surveys

Onboarding Activities

  • Pre-Employment package (after contract is signed)
  • Step-by-step On-boarding programme (hard copy or online)
  • Employee handbook that specifies HR policy and regulations (hard copy or online)
  • Meeting with HR to explain procedures
  • Check-in meetings at specific intervals
  • Meeting with manager regarding job role, tasks,expectations
  • A role-specific introductory training programme
  • Announcement/introduction by management
  • A tour around the organisation
  • Meeting with CEO/Executive Management
  • Team lunch/dinner
  • Induction course (covering the organisation’s mission,vision, values)
  • Code of Conduct
  • Safety policies and instructions
  • Post-hire assessment

Compensation and benefits

  • Employee discounts on company services/products
  • Shift premiums
  • Meal subsidies/canteen services
  • Subsidy Medical Insurance
  • Overpay

Flexible Working Conditions

  • Compressed working hours
  • Flexi-time working
  • Job sharing
  • Part-time working
  • Sabbatical/career break
  • Time off in lieu (TOIL)/Time-for-time
  • Telecommuting/working from home
  • Take your family/child to work day
  • Onsite nursing/feeding/mothers’ room

Secondary benefits

  • Laptop
  • Mobile Telephone
  • Car/travel allowance
  • On-site parking