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Updated 9 Jun 2019

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Found 73 reviews

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NHS CEO Simon Stevens
Simon Stevens
25 Ratings
  1. "Great place"

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      Former Employee - Dental Nurse 

      I worked at NHS full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      Great working environment would recommend

      Cons

      Pretty busy, not close knit management

      NHS2019-05-14
    • "Overall a good place to develop experience."

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      Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Birmingham, England
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I have been working at NHS full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      Good staff support and fair for all.

      Cons

      Difficulty to progress in the career as they so much advertise.

      Advice to Management

      To focus more on the staff morale than on budgets.

      NHS2019-06-10
    • "Working in the nhs today"

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        Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Belfast, Northern Ireland

        I have been working at NHS full-time for more than 10 years

        Pros

        Job satisfaction helping patients and family

        Cons

        Over worked Under paid Stess Habe to work holidays/night duty

        Advice to Management

        Pay rise

        NHS2019-05-28
      • "Nhs"

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        Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Liverpool, England

        I have been working at NHS full-time for more than 8 years

        Pros

        Where would we be without it?

        Cons

        It's abused by staff and the general public

        NHS2019-05-11
      • "Nurse"

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        Former Employee - Nurse in Maidstone, England

        I worked at NHS full-time for more than 8 years

        Pros

        Good support from manager and flexible

        Cons

        Travelling long distances to cover wide locality

        NHS2019-05-15
      • "Community nursing"

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        Current Employee - Community Nurse 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook

        I have been working at NHS full-time for more than 8 years

        Pros

        Flexibility. Extended skill set. Autonomous working. Good support from colleagues.

        Cons

        Large volum of vists. Wear and tear to vehicle.

        Advice to Management

        Listen to staff. Let clinical leads make decisions and ensure distinct difference between manager and nurse role.

        NHS2019-04-13
      • "It’s ok"

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        Current Employee - Nurse in Bournemouth, England
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        No Opinion of CEO

        I have been working at NHS full-time for more than 5 years

        Pros

        Good manager, paid on time

        Cons

        Often worked late, many unsocial hours

        NHS2019-02-25
      • "Working as agency nurse for the NHS"

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        Former Employee - Agency Nurse in Manchester, England

        I worked at NHS for more than 10 years

        Pros

        Very rewarding to help people.

        Cons

        Difficult time when under-resourced

        Advice to Management

        Support your staff

        NHS2019-02-20
      • "You have to really love your job"

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        Former Employee - Nurse 
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook
        No Opinion of CEO

        I worked at NHS for more than 3 years

        Pros

        Three day working week

        Cons

        Shifts work - preferences are usually ignored and you have to swap amongst colleagues Long day - 12.5 hour shifts Poor management

        Advice to Management

        Not all about paperwork Don't promote incompetence

        NHS2019-01-14
      • "NHS"

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        Current Employee - Nursing Assistant in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I have been working at NHS full-time for more than 3 years

        Pros

        flexible shifts abound, family friendly, good pension contributions

        Cons

        too much bullying amongst staff

        Advice to Management

        need to support ethnic minority staff

        NHS2018-12-10
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