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Updated 20 September 2018
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  • "Long hours too many patients for the number of staff" (in 69 reviews)

  • "Work-life balance can sometimes be less than ideal" (in 21 reviews)

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  1. "Clerical"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NHS part-time

    Pros

    Colleagues and hours of work

    Cons

    None supported environment good training


  2. "All here to do good"

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    Current Employee - Dietetic Assistant in Basingstoke, England
    Current Employee - Dietetic Assistant in Basingstoke, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NHS full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Pension
    Great and effective Team working
    There is a general level of Respect for each other
    You do feel Valued, if not by a senior member than another team member or by another team.

    Cons

    Pay
    Inability to implement change fast
    Reluctancy to be innovative
    Tired looking building
    Lack of equipment and staff
    Too much funding on bank/ agency - lack of retention because of this.
    Training needs to be jazzed up a bit

    Advice to Management

    Get more basic/ lower grades as service innovators and listen to their feedback.
    Have management visit teams in their own environment to ask for service growth opportunities, their visions, and any queries they may have to be answered and feel valued.

  3. "MIxed Bag"

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    Former Employee - Nurse in London, England
    Former Employee - Nurse in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NHS (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good working conditions in general

    Cons

    Huge and unnecessary management structure

    Advice to Management

    Value workers not just managers


  4. "Very interesting, lots of variety"

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    Current Employee - South of England Procurement Services in Southampton, England
    Current Employee - South of England Procurement Services in Southampton, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NHS full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of work to do with variety. Great people to work with in dept. Lots of learning opportunities. A relaxed work environment with good camaraderie.

    Cons

    Not always making the correct progression decisions. Lack of respect from internal stakeholders


  5. "Network Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Network Engineer in London, England
    Current Employee - Network Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NHS full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Its great and easy going.

    Cons

    Not enough work, politics within staff from other teams

    Advice to Management

    management is great!


  6. "Nhs"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at NHS full-time

    Pros

    Always has very good benefits

    Cons

    Low pay for jobs that we do


  7. "Good benefits"

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    Current Employee - Physiotherapist in Leeds, England
    Current Employee - Physiotherapist in Leeds, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NHS full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good maternity benefits
    Good support in some areas

    Cons

    Not flexible with shifts
    Rotations can be cliquey at times.

  8. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NHS part-time

    Pros

    Good in all aspects of work

    Cons

    None so far and depends on what you look for in a job.


  9. "Job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NHS full-time

    Pros

    Have got a broad experience working in health and social care environment. Enhancement of my theoretical knowledge into practical.

    Cons

    Quite demanding and requires lots of patient and commitment

    Advice to Management

    Support and provision of learning development opportunities to their employees.
    Creating of health environment, monitoring and evaluation of working and organisations policies.


  10. "NHS project management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at NHS full-time

    Pros

    good benefits and perks with job

    Cons

    repetitive work, budget cuts, no flexibility

    Advice to Management

    more funding and better pay!


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