NHS Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated 22 Jan 2021

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NHS CEO Simon Stevens
Simon Stevens
1,051 Ratings
Pros
  • "You will have plenty of opportunities once you get in the NHS(in 210 reviews)

  • "Good pension arrangements through Nhs(in 140 reviews)

Cons
  • "tiring with long hours and work pressure(in 305 reviews)

  • "None at all I love working for the nhs(in 196 reviews)

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  1. "way"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Biomedical Scientist in Shrewsbury, England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at NHS part-time

    Pros

    Part of a great national institution, Staff benefits and job security

    Cons

    Long hours , private companies pay more

  2. "Worthwhile job."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Doctor in Dundee, Scotland, Scotland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NHS full-time

    Pros

    Challenging job in which you learn something new every day til your last.

    Cons

    Long hours, pay sounds good til you work it out per hour. Responsibility is considerable and thankless/


  3. "Excellent opportunities for all"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Health Visitor in Birmingham, England, England

    I have been working at NHS full-time

    Pros

    Team work, opportunities, career building, chance to make a difference to people’s lives

    Cons

    Long hours, high expectations, not the best pay in the world

  4. "Fab"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in London, England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fantastic place to work with great people

    Cons

    Long hours but rewarding word

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  5. "SAVING Lives"

    5.0
    Current Contractor - Director in London, England, England

    I have been working at NHS

    Pros

    rewarding in helping patients, and saving lives

    Cons

    tiring with long hours and work pressure

  6. "Great job"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - General Practitioner in Southampton, England, England

    I have been working at NHS part-time

    Pros

    Cradle to grave medical care building great relationships with patients

    Cons

    Long hours,intense work, difficulty recruiting

  7. "wonderful to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Cardiff, Wales, Wales
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NHS full-time

    Pros

    well paid and supportive team

    Cons

    long hours and lack of equipment

  8. "Hca"

    5.0
    Current Employee - HCA in Guildford, England, England

    I have been working at NHS full-time

    Pros

    career progression is really good

    Cons

    Long hours can be tiring

  9. "Pros outweigh cons"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - F1 Doctor 
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Proud to work for universal healthcare organisation Good holiday and pension

    Cons

    Long hours Lack of senior support in certain placements

  10. "NHS role"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Doctor 

    I worked at NHS full-time

    Pros

    great team, make a difference

    Cons

    long hours, demanding, poor rota

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