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British Red Cross Support Worker Reviews

Updated 17 Apr 2018

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    "Desperately poor management, bullying culture"

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    Former Employee - Support Worker in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at British Red Cross part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good annual leave, free tea and coffee.

    Cons

    Everything else. Highly bureaucratic, wasteful with money, bullying culture.

    Advice to Management

    Sort out bullying culture, stop trying to pretend you are right about everything.

    British Red Cross2018-04-17
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    "Great on paper, less in practice"

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    Former Employee - Support Worker in Swansea, Wales
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at British Red Cross full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Dealing with people in crisis and making a difference in people's lives.

    Cons

    The local management seem to think that they are running a business in the corporate sector as they power their way to getting funding and contracts from the local authority and health boards. The reality is that they treat the staff like numbers, not the dedicated staff that they are. When the staff struggle with the workload they than instigate performance management - I would have expected better from a charity that...

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    Advice to Management

    Create a family like culture within the workplace. You cannot run a charity like it is a multi million pound private sector business. Staff respond better to being treated fairly, and I would urge the charity to maintain its independence buy NOT marrying itself to the public sector by ways of contract!

    British Red Cross2014-05-11
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