Bristol City Council Reviews

Updated 25 Apr 2021

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Bristol City Council City Director Nicola Yates  (no image)
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23 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay, good flexible working, policies were good(in 16 reviews)

  • "Relaxed and flexible working environment(in 8 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Can't make decisions, a constant roundabout(in 4 reviews)

  • "To much work load for one person(in 3 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good leadership

      4 Apr 2021 - Senior Finance Officer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very well connected leadership to the community

      Cons

      Nothing much to critisize at this point

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Improving very slowly

      15 Apr 2021 - Manager in Bristol, England, England
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      Pros

      passionate staff who care about making a difference Sense of purpose

      Cons

      Instigating change is difficult Incompatible numerous systems

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Great place to work

      7 Apr 2021 - Teacher in Bristol, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Such an amazing team of teachers to work with.

      Cons

      The hours could be long, as in all teaching jobs.

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place to work

      24 Mar 2021 - Principal Engineer in Bristol, England, England
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      Pros

      Great benefits, flexible working, 5 extra holidays after 5 years of employment

      Cons

      Poor IT system, not a digital company.

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    5. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Team Manager

      25 Apr 2021 - Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexi time, nice team good opportunity

      Cons

      Poor supervision/support Hard to progress career

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      I love my job

      4 Mar 2021 - Commissioning Manager in Bristol, England, England
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      Pros

      Flexible working Good pay Great colleagues and working environment

      Cons

      IT systems sometimes lack user friendliness and can slow down processes.

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee

      A.C job

      8 Mar 2021 - Assessment Coordinator in Bristol, England, England
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      Pros

      Flexible working and nice team

      Cons

      Challenging job with fairly poor pay

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    8. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Good place to work

      6 Apr 2021 - Assistant Manager in Bath, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice people to work with

      Cons

      Unhelpful people at the top

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Solid employee

      24 Feb 2021 - Phase Leader in Bristol, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Stable and secure, good networking, range of promotions available

      Cons

      Old fashioned HR system, deprived schools, lack of CPD

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great

      19 Feb 2021 - Administrative 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good place to work, supportive, understanding

      Cons

      Limited job progression in some roles

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