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Updated 23 Aug 2019

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NHS CEO Simon Stevens
Simon Stevens
380 Ratings
  1. "I work in a secure therapeutic environment"

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    Current Employee - Healthcare Assistant in Middlesbrough, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NHS full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    I would have liked to forward my career, I have learnt a lot of new skills and wanted to learn more.

    Cons

    They didn't allow me to progress outside of what they recommended.

    Advice to Management

    No comment

    NHS2019-08-23
  2. "Health care Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Healthcare Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NHS part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Career development is assured in nhs

    Cons

    A stressful work environment to work in

    NHS2019-08-23
  3. "Poorly managed but well paid"

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    Current Employee - WestCall Out of Hours Dispatcher in Wokingham, England
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NHS part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Well paid due to out-of-hours and unsocial bonuses Good team NHSP bank work available all the time for overtime

    Cons

    Horrendous management (rota errors, pay delays, unable to take leave) Dated office - unclean and uncomfortable Impossible to get trained properly when working out of hours Poor communication from local management (top-level senior management very effective and visible!)

    Advice to Management

    Be more visible Work more effectively Planning and communication

    NHS2019-08-23
  4. "Good place to work and learn"

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    Current Employee - Pharmacist in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NHS full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    when possible learning is very gratifying, and patients are thankful for the most part

    Cons

    high turnover limits learning opportunities

    NHS2019-08-23
  5. "Hardwork but a great job"

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    Current Employee - General Practitioner in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NHS for more than a year

    Pros

    Patient continuity, wide variety of pathology and flexibility of career

    Cons

    Administrative work, long hours, relatively poor pay

    NHS2019-08-22
  6. "Good time"

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    Current Employee - Receptionist 

    I have been working at NHS part-time

    Pros

    Good pay, easy workload and good experience

    Cons

    Lots of mis-managment and mis organisation

    Advice to Management

    GET ORGANIZED

    NHS2019-08-21
  7. "Amazing place to pick up experience"

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    Former Employee - Bank Receptionist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at NHS part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Excellent working environment - Good pension

    Cons

    - Can very extremely stressful, due to sensitive nature of work

    NHS2019-08-21
  8. "Good Job"

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    Current Employee - RN Staff Nurse in Cambridge, East of England, England
    Recommends

    I have been working at NHS full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Career growth support. Good induction. Yearly salary increment.

    Cons

    Often short of staff. Stressful environment. Low wage for high responsibilities.

    NHS2019-08-21
  9. "No major complaints"

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    Former Employee - Support, Time and Recovery Worker in Kingston upon Hull, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at NHS part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Job satisfaction Employee benefits Lovely team

    Cons

    Inflexible Management not great Limited career prospects

    NHS2019-08-21
  10. "A great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Nurse Practitioner in Leatherhead, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at NHS full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Friendly team, very focused on staff training and development and progression.

    Cons

    Shift working was not always family friendly

    Advice to Management

    In order to achieve a work balance life , workers want the option to have flexible working without fear of loosing their jobs .

    NHS2019-08-21
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