Royal Navy Employee Reviews about "time away"

Updated 30 Dec 2020

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Royal Navy Chief  Sir Jonathon Band (no image)
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170 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay, benefits and security(in 40 reviews)

  • "Travel opportunities - see places you would probably never see in a civilian career(in 33 reviews)

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  1. "Royal navy"

    5.0
    Current Employee - O3 - Navy - Lieutenant in Portsmouth, South East England, England

    I have been working at Royal Navy full-time

    Pros

    Great job lots of opportunities

    Cons

    Large amount of time away from home

  2. "Engineer in RN"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Engineer in Portsmouth, South East England, England

    I have been working at Royal Navy full-time

    Pros

    Continuous development, strong bonds with workmates, varied jobs, decent wage

    Cons

    Potentially too much time away from home if you have kids, lack of control over your life/plans.


  3. "AET Royal Navy"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Aeronautical Engineer in Portsmouth, South East England, England

    I have been working at Royal Navy full-time

    Pros

    Social aspects Travel opportunities Friends made

    Cons

    Time away from home and traveling

  4. "Review"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Multi-skilled Engineer in Southampton, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Navy full-time

    Pros

    Lots of Training and career progression

    Cons

    To much time away and social sacrifice

  5. "Mechanical engineering"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Royal Navy Commissioned Officer in Plymouth, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities for development

    Cons

    Be prepared to have lots of time away from home

  6. "Leading Hand"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Royal Navy in Portsmouth, South East England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Constant Pay, travel, great leave allowance

    Cons

    Some time away from home

  7. "CIS PO"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Communications Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Royal Navy full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Pension, Deployments, Free Healthcare, Free Dental treatment

    Cons

    Long time away from family and friends

  8. "RN Officer"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Officer in Glasgow, Scotland

    I have been working at Royal Navy full-time

    Pros

    Good career progression, with lots of opportunity to develope

    Cons

    Poor work life balance, lots of time away from the UK

  9. "Live the dream serve the queen"

    2.0
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    Current Employee - Submarine Warfare Officer in Helensburgh, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Pay Snazzy Uniform Ladies Love it

    Cons

    Very little time off Lots of time away from home

  10. "Good start"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Marine Engineer in Portsmouth, South East England, England

    I worked at Royal Navy full-time

    Pros

    Excellent job security and travel opportunities

    Cons

    Must be committed to time away from family.

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