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NHS Employee Reviews about "good pension"

Updated Aug 15, 2019

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NHS CEO Simon Stevens
Simon Stevens
336 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great to work as part of wider NHS team(in 108 reviews)

  • "Incredible people, good pension scheme(in 57 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours underpaid understaffed(in 109 reviews)

  • "None - I find working for the NHS very rewarding(in 102 reviews)

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  1. "Rather enjoyable job to have"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Exeter, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good wage Good pension Nice staff

    Cons

    No cons No cons at all

    NHS2019-06-07
  2. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NHS full-time

    Pros

    Incredible people, good pension scheme

    Cons

    Long hours, poor work-life balance, patients can be demanding and at times abusive

    Advice to Management

    None

    NHS2019-02-26
  3. "NHS"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at NHS full-time

    Pros

    Flexible working hours. Good pension

    Cons

    Cut backs, so not as much opportunity to progress like in the past

    NHS2019-02-15
  4. "It’s frustrating at best"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NHS full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good pension Flexible working Good annual leave

    Cons

    Salary Politics Burocracy Managers Red tape People without the appropriate skill set Work attitudes

    NHS2019-02-01
  5. "NHS"

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    Current Employee - Pharmacist in Coventry, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pension, guaranteed lunch hour

    Cons

    Understaffed, management won't implement changes, too many committees

    NHS2019-01-26
  6. "NHS"

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    Current Employee - Nursing Assistant in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    flexible shifts abound, family friendly, good pension contributions

    Cons

    too much bullying amongst staff

    Advice to Management

    need to support ethnic minority staff

    NHS2018-12-10
  7. "Very good Employer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at NHS part-time

    Pros

    Zero hour contract for me personally has been very useful, allows me to balance work and University. Decent Pay and progression, also good pension scheme.

    Cons

    Dealing with some people can be difficult, but this can apply to most roles.

    NHS2018-12-04
  8. "Politics"

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    Current Employee - Community Psychiatric Nurse in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NHS full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Rewarding, reasonable salary, good pension scheme

    Cons

    In house politics, bullying, under resourced

    Advice to Management

    Do something about the bullying

    NHS2018-12-09
  9. "Mostly good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at NHS full-time

    Pros

    Very patient focused, good pension scheme, job security, happy patients, high cost area allowance, good training and development opportunities

    Cons

    Time constraints, busy clinics, lack of resources

    NHS2018-11-19
  10. "Specialist Registrar"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NHS full-time

    Pros

    Good pension scheme, teams can be very friendly and supportive

    Cons

    Variability according to team due to individuals

    NHS2018-11-07
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