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Updated 14 January 2019
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  • "There are very Long hours to work" (in 86 reviews)

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

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  1. "Challenging but enjoyable"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Harrogate, England
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Harrogate, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    My role is varied and I am never bored, I am well supported within my department

    Cons

    Sometimes it is extremely busy


  2. "Healthcare Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Healthcare in Maidstone, England
    Current Employee - Healthcare in Maidstone, England

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

    Pros

    Reliable, trustworthy, punctual, team worker, determined.

    Cons

    No cons I can mention at the moment.

  3. "payroll"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England

    I worked at NHS part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Nice environment, good benefits and people

    Cons

    Complex terminologies used specifically in role


  4. "Great place to work in my opinion."

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    Current Employee - Doctor
    Current Employee - Doctor
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Universal health care offers a better environment.

    Cons

    Some times funding is not available.


  5. "F1 doctor"

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    Current Employee - F1 Doctor in Cambridge, East of England, England
    Current Employee - F1 Doctor in Cambridge, East of England, England

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

    Pros

    Very good support from staff. Good mentoring from seniors

    Cons

    Unusual working hours. Regular Night shifts.


  6. "Core Trainee"

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    Current Employee - Core Tranee Psychiatry in Watford, East of England, England
    Current Employee - Core Tranee Psychiatry in Watford, East of England, England

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

    Pros

    Good employee satisfaction at work

    Cons

    Nature of job can be stressful


  7. "Desktop Support Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Desktop Support Engineer in Liverpool, England
    Former Employee - Desktop Support Engineer in Liverpool, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at NHS full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great pension scheme
    Great holidays
    Meet lots of new people

    Cons

    Pay was lower than average for my role
    Working conditions weren't always ideal

    Advice to Management

    Increase band of pay for IT staff

  8. "Consultant in paediatric critical care"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NHS full-time

    Pros

    Safe employment. Generally 'to do' culture

    Cons

    Doctors are undervalued in UK NHS


  9. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at NHS full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, pay and people that work there

    Cons

    No work life balance, long hours


  10. "NHS"

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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

    job security and job satisfaction

    Cons

    Can be pressured and there are not always adequate resources