Life at GEMS
At GEMS we value our employees and we continuously work towards creating a positive employee experience at all levels. Our values and ethics drive a business culture that encompasses a positive work ethos and environment for our employees to thrive and grow in. We offer our employees exceptional opportunities to develop and grow by participating in our robust learning and development programmes.
Our focused leadership team continuously strives to maintain a culture that fosters a healthy and positive work environment that respects the dignity and diversity of each member of our organisation while providing support in a workplace that is built on the cornerstones of ethics and collaboration.
We encourage our young workforce to deliver excellence in the work they do while driving innovation to create a valuable experience for our members.
GEMS continues to focus on transformation within the healthcare industry and emphasises the need to employ people living with a disability. We have an employment equity plan and a disability strategy that is monitored closely to reach our transformation targets.
GEMS has low levels of employee attrition and have strategies in place to retain our key talent. We have a formal Performance Management and Rewards Programme that aligns with our scheme values and we recognize great performance. We also offer rewards and recognition awards to our top performing employees.
GEMS recruitment process
The GEMS recruitment process is focused on attracting skilled talent that align with our scheme’s values and ethics to ensure that we recruit individuals who fit our results driven culture.
We use various platforms to source candidates and we have a strong focus on employment equity and transformation when we appoint candidates.
At GEMS we pride ourselves on being meticulous in our recruitment and placement process. We ensure that our new hires receive only the best from us during the recruitment and onboarding processes to ensure a seamless integration into the organisation.