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Ministry of Justice UK Reviews

Updated September 14, 2018
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Ministry of Justice UK Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice Michael Gove
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Pros
  • "Good Work life Balance with children" (in 19 reviews)

  • "Flexible working is also another plus point" (in 15 reviews)

Cons
  • "pay is a lot lower than same grade at other civil service departments" (in 8 reviews)

  • "Senior managers that don't really understand the staff in their teams and more to the point the jobs that we do" (in 8 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Public Relation (Administration)H"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Personal Officer in Tulsa, OK
    Current Employee - Personal Officer in Tulsa, OK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Ministry of Justice UK (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Highly experienced in Management and Administration

    Cons

    Highly experienced in Management, Public Relation and Administrations.

    Advice to Management

    Manager


  2. "Personal Manager, I manage human being. Coordinate activities for the success of the ministry"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources Business Partner in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Human Resources Business Partner in Washington, DC

    I worked at Ministry of Justice UK full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    It is a good experiences to work with people.

    Cons

    You know human being are complex animal, you must be patience and straight forward to the points for the achievement of the objective.

    Advice to Management

    You must be on the right tracks, have a good rapport with the people, because decision making is cobersome. You must take right decision, be accountable.

  3. "MOJ Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Ministry of Justice UK full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flex time, great development potential and opportunities, open plan, no weekends, excellent management style, open hierarchy

    Cons

    None that I can think of


  4. "Admin Officer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ministry of Justice UK full-time

    Pros

    Easy and Friendly environment to work in.

    Cons

    Little room to progress


  5. "Good benefits, not great pay"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Birmingham, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Birmingham, England (UK)

    I have been working at Ministry of Justice UK full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good amount of holiday, flexible working, acheivable targets.

    Cons

    The pay is very low and the job is boring if you have higher career aspirations.


  6. "Policy Adviser - Devolution"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ministry of Justice UK full-time

    Pros

    Talent is recognized early on
    Interesting work, covering a wide range of policy areas.
    Flexi time for good work life balance.

    Cons

    Pay not in line with other Government departments
    Corporate services through ATOS is an absolute nightmare. Pray your laptop doesn't break down!


  7. "Unit manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ministry of Justice UK full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Growing department, Smarter working, Flexitime

    Cons

    Positive discrimination, Bullying and harassment is rife, Young workforce (snowflakes)

  8. "great busy place to work"

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    Current Employee - Office Assistant in Chatham, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Office Assistant in Chatham, England (UK)

    I have been working at Ministry of Justice UK full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    busy location, there is always something to do

    Cons

    customers are rude, can make the job role harder that it should be and unpleasant


  9. "Electronic Monitoring Services"

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    Current Employee - Electronic Monitoring Officer in Manchester City Centre, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Electronic Monitoring Officer in Manchester City Centre, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Ministry of Justice UK full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good to add on your CV for experience

    Cons

    Negative feel, and never appreciated for work done but always questioned about work

    Advice to Management

    Let people get on with their work and stop pestering employees and treat them like adults


  10. "Court Reporter"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Court Rpouporter in Croydon, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Court Rpouporter in Croydon, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ministry of Justice UK full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    High Profile
    Important work for community

    Cons

    Low salary and excessive paper work

    Advice to Management

    Better career planning


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