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NHS UK Reviews

Updated December 13, 2017
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  • I don't believe there are any cons but if you don't like working long hours or people this really is not the job for you (in 47 reviews)

  • No work/life balance and no appreciation for the hard work put in (in 17 reviews)

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  1. "Hard work but rewarding"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Call Handler in Shrewsbury, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Call Handler in Shrewsbury, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NHS (More than a year)

    Pros

    Rewarding and good career prospects

    Cons

    Hard work and low pay

    Advice to Management

    More power to employees


  2. "hca"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - HCA in Blackburn, England (UK)
    Current Employee - HCA in Blackburn, England (UK)
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at NHS full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    work load is on wards lots, often short of staff

    Cons

    appreciated job mainly from the side of patients

  3. "Good pension"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Specialist Biomedical Scientist in Doncaster, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Specialist Biomedical Scientist in Doncaster, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NHS full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Some working times can be flexible and can do part time hours.

    Cons

    Staffing shortages at times, leading to pressure.

    Advice to Management

    Can a whole array of managers


  4. "Phlebotomist"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Phlebotomist in Warwick, West Midlands, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Phlebotomist in Warwick, West Midlands, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at NHS full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Working with all types of patients and meeting new people, perfecting and exercising my skills daily

    Cons

    Underpaid due to NHS cuts

    Advice to Management

    Confidence, work hard and give everyday a 100%


  5. "support worker"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Support Worker in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Support Worker in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NHS full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    security, good pension, friendly staffs

    Cons

    not enough training, management too busy

    Advice to Management

    none


  6. "HCA A+E"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - HCA in Morriston, Wales (UK)
    Current Employee - HCA in Morriston, Wales (UK)

    I have been working at NHS full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Get to work with a great team and learn loads

    Cons

    Treated lime a slave for very low wages

    Advice to Management

    Review the pay for staff in different areas as we do very different jobs, some with huge responsibility but we get paid the same. Very unfair system.


  7. "Good Employer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Sheffield, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Sheffield, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NHS (More than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly work colleagues. Good pension.

    Cons

    Poor pay compared to private sector.

  8. "Good"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Head of Contracts in Liverpool, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Head of Contracts in Liverpool, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NHS full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits and annual leave

    Cons

    Not enough staff so too much work


  9. "Project Support Officer"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Project Support Officer in Paddington, England (UK)
    Current Contractor - Project Support Officer in Paddington, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NHS as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible and reliable to work in NHS

    Cons

    sudden change of plans with project and priorities changes very quickly

    Advice to Management

    not to frequently change the project plans once it's fixed


  10. "Great Organization"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Nurse Practitioner in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Nurse Practitioner in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NHS full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Unbelievable benefits for all employees

    Cons

    system wastage due to trade union restrictions

    Advice to Management

    none


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