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Barchester Healthcare Reviews

Updated 17 October 2018
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Barchester Healthcare CEO Pete Calveley
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  • "The home where I worked was very short staffed" (in 11 reviews)

  • "staffing levels could be improved" (in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Rewarding"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barchester Healthcare full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Fantastic working environment with a dynamic team. Friendly, hard-working team at Hafan Y Coed. Excellent reward scheme, benefits and long service awards.

    Cons

    None I can think of.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing to say, fantastic working relationship with the team, always willing to listen and work with you at Hafan Y Coed.

    Barchester Healthcare Response

    18 Oct 2018 – Social Media Exec

    We’re delighted that you feel our rewards and benefits are fair, and that you’re getting the most out of our bonus scheme. It’s something we’ve been working hard to get right – in fact, our annual... More


  2. "Just looking for future prospects"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Barchester Healthcare full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Work life balance for me is great

    Cons

    Pay needs to be increased

    Barchester Healthcare Response

    18 Oct 2018 – Social Media Exec

    Thank you for your feedback – we value all responses and appreciate you taking the time to leave yours.

  3. "Best Company"

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    Current Employee - Senior General Manager in Leamington, England
    Current Employee - Senior General Manager in Leamington, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barchester Healthcare full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    They look after their staff and reward them at Home level

    Cons

    No Negatives all positives excellent company

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing it Works

    Barchester Healthcare Response

    11 Oct 2018 – Social Media Exec

    Thank you for your message. We really appreciate your feedback.


  4. "Career progression is brilliant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Regional Director in Birmingham, England
    Current Employee - Regional Director in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barchester Healthcare full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Able to grow within the company, great career development throughout the company and superstars are identified and encouraged to grow!! All staff are valued!!
    Great staff benefits, rewards for excellence as well as bonuses and profit share for all staff.
    Communication and support is available at all times and great support teams.
    Brilliant leadership!

    Cons

    None - I love my job!

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing!

    Barchester Healthcare Response

    5 Oct 2018 – Social Media Exec

    It’s always great to hear that our managers are doing a good job of supporting their teams. You’re in good company too – our most recent employee survey showed that more and more people are having... More


  5. "Hafan-y-Coed Care Home"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Llanelli, Wales
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Llanelli, Wales
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barchester Healthcare full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The team are driven and committed to delivering excellent services. Supported by a great management team. Barchester have a range of benefits available for team members and a great profit share scheme.

    Cons

    Hard work but as long as you're ready for it you will be supported!

    Barchester Healthcare Response

    9 Oct 2018 – Social Media Exec

    We’re delighted that you feel our rewards and benefits are fair, and that you’re getting the most out of our bonus scheme. It’s something we’ve been working hard to get right – in fact, our annual... More


  6. "Good all round"

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    Current Employee - Deputy Manager in Swansea, Wales
    Current Employee - Deputy Manager in Swansea, Wales
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barchester Healthcare full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I have worked for Barchester previously for eight years and came back a year and a half ago. Very supportive company to work for. Excellent benefits and profit share scheme. Very supportive manager and great team environment in our hom.

    Cons

    No cons at present i enjoy coming to work

    Barchester Healthcare Response

    9 Oct 2018 – Social Media Exec

    Thank you for taking the time to share your positive thoughts about life with Barchester. Our most recent employee survey showed that we’ve improved across a range of factors, with 80% of people... More


  7. "Great Leadership, Support & Resource"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barchester Healthcare full-time

    Pros

    Great People
    Great Resource
    Visible & supportive Leadership in our homes
    Great Recognition

    Cons

    None, I love working for Barchester!

    Advice to Management

    Keep strong operational focus with fantastic support teams working together to continue delivering amazing quality of care & service to our residents and their families

    Barchester Healthcare Response

    5 Oct 2018 – Social Media Exec

    Thank you so much for taking the time to tell us why you enjoy life with Barchester. It’s always good to know that we’re getting things right, and it’s great to have you as part of our team.

  8. "Nuturing staff"

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    Current Employee - General in Andover, England
    Current Employee - General in Andover, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barchester Healthcare full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I have been very fortunate to be offered training opportunities which have resulted in a promotion

    Cons

    None that I can think of

    Barchester Healthcare Response

    5 Oct 2018 – Social Media Exec

    It’s always good to hear that our people love their work. Happy employees make for happy residents and patients, so we genuinely appreciate all that you do. Thank you for taking the time to tell us... More


  9. "Caring and Supportive to Residents and Staff"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barchester Healthcare full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I have worked for Barchester for 3 and a half years and in that time, I have felt confident that the Company always want the best for the residents within their care. Pete (CEO), Executive Directors and Senior Management Team have always been supportive of me personally and will all go out of their way to help to make sure that we get it right for our residents and staff.

    Cons

    None that I can think of

    Advice to Management

    No advice - just thanks for making it a great place to work

    Barchester Healthcare Response

    5 Oct 2018 – Social Media Exec

    It’s always good to hear that our people love their work. Happy employees make for happy residents and patients, so we genuinely appreciate all that you do. Thank you for taking the time to tell us... More


  10. "Good employer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barchester Healthcare full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great training
    Career opportunities

    Cons

    Bonus scheme not for all

    Barchester Healthcare Response

    3 Oct 2018 – Social Media Exec

    It’s a pleasure to read such positive comments. Thank you for taking the time to share them here – and we hope you continue to find life with us enjoyable and rewarding.


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