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NHS Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated 19 Aug 2019

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NHS CEO Simon Stevens
Simon Stevens
345 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. "Hospital"

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    Current Employee - Healthcare Assistant in King's Lynn, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Working with a variety of people, helping people when in need.

    Cons

    Long hours, understaffed, underpaid

    NHS2019-05-29
  2. "Dynamic"

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    Former Employee - Healthcare Analyst in Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    team player professional flexible caring customer service experience

    Cons

    long hours poor management un flexible poor organisation un friendly

    Advice to Management

    x

    NHS2019-06-06
  3. "working in NHS"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at NHS full-time

    Pros

    can be morally satisfying at times

    Cons

    long hours, poor IT systems

    NHS2019-05-06
  4. "Baker in nhs"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at NHS full-time

    Pros

    Good bread at first but costs cut

    Cons

    Long hours and early starts

    NHS2019-05-01
  5. "Occupational therapist"

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    Current Employee - Occupational Therapist 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Helping people and improving lives

    Cons

    No staff, long hours, no bonuses, low income

    NHS2019-04-18
  6. "Staff nurse with NHS"

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

    I worked at NHS full-time

    Pros

    Loved working with children. Fulfilling job.

    Cons

    Long hours. Overworked. Short staffed.

    NHS2019-04-16
  7. "Great Placer to work with excellent progression and rewards"

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    Current Employee - Clinical Trial Data Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    A service to the nation with the utmost care, quality and knowledge being delivered 365 days a year.

    Cons

    long hours, tiring and often non-appreciative

    Advice to Management

    Stay in the loop with staff and enjoy your team/staff input and keep them positively engaged. This boosts moral and ensures staff retention.

    NHS2019-03-26
  8. "live to work, work to live"

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

    I worked at NHS full-time

    Pros

    great people to work with, good salary and benefits

    Cons

    Long hours and very stressfull

    Advice to Management

    Employment of more nurses

    NHS2019-03-26
  9. "Senior Radiographer"

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    Current Employee - Senior Radiographer in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Patient contact. Training. Career progression. Transferable skills. Making a difference

    Cons

    Long hours. Lots of weekend work. Pay is better in private sector

    Advice to Management

    Adopt a more transformational approach.

    NHS2019-04-07
  10. "Nurse"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at NHS part-time

    Pros

    Job satisfaction and enjoy role

    Cons

    Long hours and difficult to manage

    NHS2019-04-05
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