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Updated 22 July 2018
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  • "Long hours/shift work so hard to get a work life balance on work days" (in 63 reviews)

  • "Work-life balance can sometimes be less than ideal" (in 20 reviews)

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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. "...yeahhh"

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    Current Employee - Healthcare Assistant in Basildon, South East England, England
    Current Employee - Healthcare Assistant in Basildon, South East England, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at NHS full-time

    Pros

    great people, enjoyable work setting

    Cons

    sometimes work is very heavy with under staffing

    Advice to Management

    more staff sometimes work is very heavy with under staffing, not enough credit for higher up nurses.

  3. "nurse"

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    Current Employee - Nurse in Liverpool, England
    Current Employee - Nurse in Liverpool, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    it is good at education and cpd

    Cons

    it is not good at salary


  4. "Practice Manager"

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    Current Employee - Practice Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - Practice Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    To make a real difference to other people's lives

    Cons

    Lack of adequate funding, excess of bureaucracy, lower salaries than private sector


  5. "Senior carer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Care Assistant in Bristol, England
    Current Employee - Senior Care Assistant in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salary active environment profesional development

    Cons

    Short staff extremely busy stressful


  6. "Best Practice"

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    Current Employee - Dentist
    Current Employee - Dentist
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Best Practice and services provided

    Cons

    Sharp in appointments as appointments will cancel when late


  7. "Great company!"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NHS part-time

    Pros

    Getting to know how the NHS runs as a company.

    Cons

    Wish there were more hours for volunteers

    Advice to Management

    none

  8. "Get experience with the 2gether Trust"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at NHS part-time

    Pros

    Pay was high £25 per hour

    Cons

    Challenging working within mental health


  9. "Assistant Psychologist (community CAMHS service)"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at NHS full-time

    Pros

    MDT working, the work, the people

    Cons

    Disorganised, complex structure - e.g., covering a broad area


  10. "Great Employer"

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    Current Employee - Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner
    Current Employee - Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Management structure, great team, great environment to work in, annual leave, maternity and sickness policies to support and benefit staff, flexible working to fit around family life and childcare.

    Cons

    career progression limited in part time roles, underpaid, no bonus structure

    Advice to Management

    Keep being supportive of staff and managing staff wellbeing alongside targets


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