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NHS Support Worker Reviews

Updated Jan 18, 2020

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3.8
73%
Recommend to a Friend
72%
Approve of CEO
NHS CEO Simon Stevens
Simon Stevens
11 Ratings
  1. "🙁"

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    Current Employee - Support Worker in Sheffield, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at NHS part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Feeling of saving someone or keeping them comfortable

    Cons

    No work recognition freeze on pay staff shortage so heavy working environment for nurses to patient ratio

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    NHS2018-06-03
  2. "About Staff"

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    Current Employee - Support Worker in Blackpool, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good salary and working environment is not too bad, good pension as well

    Cons

    its always short staff and long hours.

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    NHS2018-05-11
  3. "Hit the ground running good team work"

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    Current Employee - Support Worker in Waterlooville, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Communication team work good training plenty of opportunity to work in own area of home location great flexibility of work

    Cons

    Not enough training was expected to know exactly what to do when to do it which is fine if you have been in the nhs a long time but for a new person like myself it is very daunting

    NHS2018-03-11
  4. "Health care support worker"

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    Current Employee - Health Care Support Worker in Llanelli, Wales
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Always busy. Constantly challenging. Everyday is different. Great career opportunities. Flexible shifts. Over time and unsociala me hours enhancements. Supportive management. Good annual leave and sick pay policy. Rewarding work. Team moral

    Cons

    Often short staffed. Long hours and sometimes too busy to have a break or eat. Physically hard on your body, back, knees, feet. Awful scrubs uniform, being back the tunics and dresses 😊

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    NHS2018-03-07
  5. "Potentially excellent job satisfaction and strong development opportunities but low pay."

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    Current Employee - Occupational Therapy Clinical Support Worker in High Wycombe, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Job satisfaction, supportive community, CPD opportunities, ample training opportunities, provided with uniform, subsidised restaurant, onsite coffee shop, patient contact opportunities.

    Cons

    Antiquated record keeping systems - mainly paper based, financially contributory onsite car parking, high levels of staff turnover, low pay rates, strongly hierarchical management structure

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    NHS2018-02-09
  6. "support worker"

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    Current Employee - Support Worker in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    security, good pension, friendly staffs

    Cons

    not enough training, management too busy

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    NHS2017-11-29
  7. "Mental Health Support Worker"

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    Current Employee - Mental Health Support Worker in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Rewarding and great to help people

    Cons

    Only way to progress is to pay for a course and study

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    NHS2017-10-26
  8. "Awesome place to work"

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    Former Employee - Clinical Support Worker in Oxford, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits and job security

    Cons

    None I can think of

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    NHS2017-06-24
  9. "Theatre support worker"

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    Theatre Support Worker in Dunstable, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NHS

    Pros

    Possibility to progress to Odp, good team , save job.

    Cons

    Long hours, money is lower.

    NHS2017-05-20
  10. "."

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    Biomedical Support Worker in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at NHS for more than a year

    Pros

    experience nice colleagues good opportunity

    Cons

    late shifts night work poor management poor compensation

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    NHS2017-05-30

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