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NHS Reviews

Updated 25 March 2019
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  • "long hours understaffed government dont care" (in 87 reviews)

  • "Work-life balance can sometimes be less than ideal" (in 26 reviews)

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  1. "Work"

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    Current Employee - Machine Operator in King's Lynn, England
    Current Employee - Machine Operator in King's Lynn, England

    I have been working at NHS part-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Fantastic job love meeting people

    Cons

    Management don’t always know how hard it is for us

    Advice to Management

    Come see what we do then criticise


  2. "Helping and Learning"

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    Current Employee - Health Advisor in Liverpool, England
    Current Employee - Health Advisor in Liverpool, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Gain a lot of knowledge during Training
    Management and training
    Location

    Cons

    Car Park is not the best
    Tests during training which determine if they keep you on or let you go
    Work hours

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing and don't rush employers when they don't have control the length of the case. When an employer is ill understand that they are human too just like people asking for help.

  3. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at NHS full-time

    Pros

    Fair, wants to be 'great place for people to work', cares about employees

    Cons

    None to note for this workplace


  4. "Enjoy working in the NHS"

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    Current Employee - Health Care Assistant in Bradford, Yorkshire and the Humber, England
    Current Employee - Health Care Assistant in Bradford, Yorkshire and the Humber, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits
    Great Team
    Friendly staff
    Enjoy my job

    Cons

    Long hours
    Not enough parking onsite

    Advice to Management

    None.


  5. "excellent"

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    Former Employee - Lab Technician in Liverpool, England
    Former Employee - Lab Technician in Liverpool, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at NHS full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    well every day is different

    Cons

    nothing negative to report from me

    Advice to Management

    none


  6. "."

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    Current Employee - Administration/Office Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - Administration/Office Manager in London, England

    I have been working at NHS full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    great Leave i get 33 day per year.
    flexible working
    very good parental policy
    pension is brilliant

    Cons

    the pay could be better


  7. "NHS assistant psychologist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NHS full-time

    Pros

    Great team support and a real value going to work.

    Cons

    Poor pay. Low job security.

  8. "Great benefits"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at NHS full-time

    Pros

    great holidays and pensions. good work life balance

    Cons

    can be slow pace and not many job opportunities


  9. "NHS Greater Glasgow"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NHS full-time

    Pros

    Good pay for the work.

    Cons

    Culture of blame others at times.


  10. "NHS"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NHS full-time

    Pros

    Fantastic learning experience
    Compassion focused care
    Training opportunities

    Cons

    Short staffed
    Often unable to facilitate QOL activities careplanned due to staffing

    Advice to Management

    Support staff with increased supervsion
    Ensure staffing levels are adequate