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NHS Reviews

Updated 21 April 2018
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  1. "very good"

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    Current Employee - Behavioural Health Care Support Worker in Bristol, England
    Current Employee - Behavioural Health Care Support Worker in Bristol, England
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Is a work place which gives you stability in time, and also opportunities to progress and develop your career.

    Cons

    Maybe still a very less paid job, salary should be increased.


  2. "Support and Learning"

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    Current Employee - Clinical Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - Clinical Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good education opportunities and support networks

    Cons

    Public sector austerity causing staffing crisis

  3. "staff nurse"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NHS full-time

    Pros

    good enviroment, good staff, good organisation, challenging everyday

    Cons

    stressfull, lack of rest, overtime not paid, problems with the payslips

    Advice to Management

    to fix stressfull, lack of rest, overtime not paid, problems with the payslips


  4. "a swing and a roundabout"

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    Current Employee - CNS in London, England
    Current Employee - CNS in London, England

    I have been working at NHS full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Job security and very good pension prospects

    Cons

    Understaffed, under-resourced, top-heavy and sometimes directionless.

    Advice to Management

    Its always an up-hill struggle in the NHS


  5. "Pharmacy"

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    Current Employee - Pharmacy Technician
    Current Employee - Pharmacy Technician
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Training available, rewarding job and good pension too.

    Cons

    Can be challenging at times


  6. "Well supported"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Lots of supervision and opportunity to develop your career. Positive staff and friendly atmosphere. Regular training to keep yourself informed.

    Cons

    High demand for very few spaces in hospitals and surgeries and sometimes long hours but definitely worth it in the end.


  7. "nhs review"

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    Current Employee - Ward Clerk in Southampton, England
    Current Employee - Ward Clerk in Southampton, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    a good organisation
    quality of care
    benefits

    Cons

    difficult interviews
    not well paid
    stressful
    busy
    not informative

    Advice to Management

    could you start focusing more on the patient than on the staff

  8. "DOCTOR"

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    Former Employee - Medical Doctor in London, England
    Former Employee - Medical Doctor in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NHS full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Liked it as it was of my choice I estblished it

    Cons

    Hard work as I worked in surger in day time and on call 24 hour

    Advice to Management

    Honesty is the best policy


  9. "Good place to work however very little opportunities to progress."

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Huntingdon and Peterborough, England
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Huntingdon and Peterborough, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    You learn a lot.
    Meet nice and like minded people.
    Employee benefits are good.

    Cons

    Managers can be very cliquey.
    No opportunity for progression.
    Sickness policy isn't great.

    Advice to Management

    Pay more attention to the staff that are on the front line of the NHS and make yourselves known, be more friendly.


  10. "admin supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NHS full-time

    Pros

    job security is the best thing about nhs

    Cons

    no interest in helping staff progress up the ladder


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