There were some capable, pleasant people from the business who were tearing their hair out with frustration at the chaos allowed to reign by absent senior managers. I am talking about the central teams and not the services - the services work very hard.
There are also some really nasty managers in the office functions who are protected and allowed to be vile and bullying to those they don't like - I was one of the victims. I worked really hard but two guys took a dislike to me and forced me out.
Advice to Management
Don't ignore issues of bullying at your Warrington site and don't allow mafias to develop.
I applied through other source. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Virgin Care in May 2011.
Applied via letter and CV. Interview offer was made by phone and the HR team were very helpful and checked I was still attending the day before, and called to ask how it had gone. The interview was at the local office, which was difficult to find as the address is not very good for google searching as is in DBH ofices and there are no logo's present advertising it.
Yes I was but would have negotiated harder if know a bit more. Things like days annual leave and salary don't take first first offer as there may be room to negotiate more on these.
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