NHS Reviews

Updated 12 Aug 2020

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3.9
75%
Recommend to a Friend
77%
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NHS CEO Simon Stevens
Simon Stevens
534 Ratings
Pros
  • "fantastic service provided by nhs(in 151 reviews)

  • "Experience fast paced team work(in 90 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours with no days off/ not many(in 195 reviews)

  • "NHS Greate culture Helping patients(in 143 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Enjoyable"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Clerical Assistant in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Relaxed Good holiday Nice staff and management

    Cons

    The office is a bit hot sometimes

  2. "Salary"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Clerical Officer 

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

    Pros

    Hours, job security good management

    Cons

    There were no cons at my time working there


  3. "Reasonable"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Medical Secretary in Bournemouth, England

    I have been working at NHS part-time

    Pros

    Good hours and good training

    Cons

    Not very much progression available

  4. "Robust"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mental Health Nurse in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NHS full-time

    Pros

    Reliable very friendly nhs staff

    Cons

    Waiting times can be improved

  5. COVID-19

    "biomedical support worker"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Biomedical Support Worker in Leeds, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NHS full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Being able to be employed during the pandemic

    Cons

    being in a hospital environment, so it increases your chances to getting flu

  6. "Good employer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Serious Incidents Manager in London, England

    I have been working at NHS full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nhs job security, development and support

    Cons

    There are no cons. It’s public sector working

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  7. "Amazing to work at"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bank and Administrative Staff 

    I worked at NHS part-time

    Pros

    Staff are amazing and shifts are always enjoyable

    Cons

    There are not always shifts available

  8. "First a first job, very positive experience"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Biomedical Support Worker in Southampton, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays - Very friendly and understanding staff, trying to help you have many learning opportunities

    Cons

    - Low salary for the level of responsibility and work - No room for promotion unless a staff member leaves, if you want to move up the ladder you will have to apply for a new role which could be in a different department or hospital - It can be very stressful at times as the patients' wellbeing highly depend on your working efficiency, but this can at the same time be rewarding

  9. "Good place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Communications and Engagement Manager in Liverpool, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Not too crazy and nice people

    Cons

    IT and technology can be behind

  10. "IT Manager - part time"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexibility Given the liberty to bring in creative IT solutions

    Cons

    The workload is sometimes excessive for the number of hours which is contracted.

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