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Updated 13 Jun 2019

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Care UK CEO Mike Parish
Mike Parish
72 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay for a non-sales role, rewarding to help others, overtime rates are good(in 8 reviews)

  • "Service users are great and nice(in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • "Rota allocation changed last minute so you’re not able to fulfil other aspects of your senior role(in 9 reviews)

  • "The cleaners seem to get hot meals and the carers don't so most do have to bring there own food in(in 8 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (4)

    "Some things never change..."

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    Former Employee - Nurse in Ware, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Care UK full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    It's marginally better than trying to survive on JSA, but only in the way that having chronic diarrhoea is marginally better than having chronic constipation. Home Manager ISNT racist against white people. That's just some Daily Mail nonsense, no doubt from someone who is a bit of a bigot. This person has clearly mistook the managers inability to manage for something else. This person probably also says "I'm not racist...

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    Cons

    It's good to see some things never change. In the same way Nigel Farage is bound to blame immigration for stepping on a plug, this care home manager continues to have her favourites, refuses to staff the home properly, refuses to respect, and nurture her entire team, and is rude to anyone who doesn't fit into her rectum. I have nothing but the utmost sympathy for anyone who has the misfortune to work for her. She is...

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    Advice to Management

    I have no advice for this manager. It's futile. It falls on deaf ears. She doesn't care. She thinks she's the dogs reproductive organs, and nothing will change that. Unfortunately she's isn't the dogs reproductive organs, she does talk it a lot though. My advice to the CEO is to get a new manager, as soon as possible. Just read the reviews. There's something VERY wrong here. If you look at the glassdoor page for this...

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    Care UK2018-06-14
  2. Helpful (2)

    "Not worth it!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ipswich, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Care UK full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Provides in house training Recognise development opportunities Free lunch on long shift Supernumerary shifts provided initially to settle in the home.

    Cons

    Rota allocation changed last minute so you’re not able to fulfil other aspects of your senior role. Bullying culture and lack of support by management. Do your research about the care home get a feel about the work dynamics there first.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to both sides of the story and don’t jump to conclusions and support all staff. Try not to create a blame culture as this would otherwise impact team morale.

    Care UK2018-03-22
  3. "Care home"

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    Current Employee - Staff Nurse in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Care UK full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    There is good training for continuous professional development and a thorough induction program.

    Cons

    Less support for night staff. Only one nurse and one health care assistant to a unit of 18 service users at night. If someone goes off sick there's a strong chance that you will work alone. No paid break, however you are expected to stay on your unit for the entire 12 hours. Shift work, no set working days, so very difficult to plan around family needs. Sometimes rota...

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    Advice to Management

    Listen to the opinions of your staff in regards to better working conditions and take actions to implement changes that will support your staff, especially at night when resources are limited.

    Care UK2017-10-23

    Care UK Response

    November 24, 2017Resourcing Advisor

    We would like to say thank you for taking the time to share your feedback, it is much appreciated and we take all comments seriously. We are sorry we didn’t meet your expectations but we would like to say thank you for hard work and we wish you all the very best. If you would like ...

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  4. Helpful (6)

    "Never Again."

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    Former Employee - Carer in Billingham, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Care UK part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Co workers are welcoming,easy to work alongside. The care staff do the best they can to care for residents with the short staffing levels they experience regularly.

    Cons

    If you want to work for nothing then this is the place to be...underpaid regularly or not paid at all for hours worked. Management are uncaring and lack the basic knowledge of rota management. Management are running a business full stop! No care towards residents or staffs work/home life balance. Short staffed regularly,working past clocking off time with no thanks. Staff turn...

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    Advice to Management

    New management would benefit the home.

    Care UK2016-03-31
  5. "Residential Care Home for Elderly People with Dementia - Domestic and Kitchen"

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    Former Employee - Domestic Catering in Cobham, Surrey, South East England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Care UK full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I found that the training provided with this company was excellent and there were plenty of opportunities to learn in ways that enhanced my role. There was plenty of room for personal and professional growth and I progressed quite quickly, despite starting in a very junior role. Hard-work and dedication is quite quickly rewarded. The company and senior management have a very customer-focused approach and your merit...

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    Cons

    Working with vulnerable people was emotionally challenging at times as you do get very attached. Working within the residential care environment can occasionally mean working Christmas etc. but this is usually divided fairly and equally on volunteer/rota basis. Although, neither of these would be a criticism of this particular company and this can be far out-balanced by the quality...

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    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!

    Care UK2016-02-23
  6. "work place"

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    Current Employee - Care At Home Assistant in Musselburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Care UK part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    love working in the clients homes with them both of us feel more relaxed and enjoy a chat while working with them as I may be the only person they see all day

    Cons

    last minute changes to my rota. when sent to a strange area no maps to show me where to go to .

    Advice to Management

    better back up when office closes not all the on call staff can be contacted when needing advice

    Care UK2015-07-19
  7. "111 Call centre operative"

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    Former Employee - Health Advisor - Call Centre in Dorking, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Care UK full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The colleagues are nice in the call centre in Dorking and the role can be fulfilling because you are helping people.

    Cons

    However staff are treated like children, having to request leave for a comfort break. The pay is very low and the weekend rota is not managed to give alternate weekends so you are always expected to work.

    Advice to Management

    Manage the rota properly, so that staff can have at least 2 weekends off in a month. Speak to subordinates respectfully, this will reduce the number of people who leave

    Care UK2015-07-18
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