Department for Work And Pensions Reviews

Updated 13 Jul 2020

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3.6
67%
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71%
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Department for Work And Pensions Permanent Secretary Peter Schofield
Peter Schofield
80 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexi time is great as long as it lasts(in 74 reviews)

  • "Flexible working, good people, working from home available(in 57 reviews)

Cons
  • "Out dated senior management style(in 29 reviews)

  • "Progression within the DWP can be slow compared to other Civil Service departments(in 22 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. Featured Review

    "Good place to work for me."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior USer Researcher in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Department for Work And Pensions full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Friendly people and good tech

    Cons

    None spring to mind at the moment

  2. "Gret company with many benefits"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Caseworker 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Department for Work And Pensions full-time

    Pros

    You can gain Flex hours Flexible working hours You can carry over 10 holidays to the following year

    Cons

    Working late once a week till 7pm Too many changes - team changes occurs too often

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Great place"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - DWP Work Coach North East 2017 in Birmingham, England

    I worked at Department for Work And Pensions full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great pay, benefits and flexibility

    Cons

    Long hours on the weekend

  4. "Ticks every box"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Officer in Caerphilly, Wales
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Department for Work And Pensions full-time

    Pros

    Having complex and challenging work. Dealing with vulnerable is very rewarding. Fair treatment.

    Cons

    Can't think of any cons

  5. "Ok to work for"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Civil Servant in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Department for Work And Pensions part-time

    Pros

    biggest pro for is flexibility

    Cons

    less pay , too much change

  6. "Case manager"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Case Manager in Bolton, England
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Department for Work And Pensions full-time

    Pros

    Good environment to work in the office

    Cons

    Too much load and pressure

  7. "Brilliant company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Civil Servant in Plymouth, England

    I have been working at Department for Work And Pensions full-time

    Pros

    Stability, pension scheme, benefits, good

    Cons

    None, what so ever I’d say

  8. "Excellent employer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Civil Servant in Stoke-on-Trent, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Department for Work And Pensions part-time

    Pros

    Good company benefits and conditions

    Cons

    Doesnt always change for the better

  9. "E0 post"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Civil Servant in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Department for Work And Pensions part-time

    Pros

    Competency help with current interview

    Cons

    Buidling ideas with different people

  10. "Why am I doing this"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Clerical Officer AO in Wolverhampton, England

    I have been working at Department for Work And Pensions full-time

    Pros

    I'm employed. Good staff and close

    Cons

    I have to work fulltime

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