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2gether Support Solutions provides is a facilities management company. It is owned by East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust.

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Based on responses from 12 employees at 2gether Support Solutions.

About jobs at 2gether Support Solutions

Pay

    Good
  • Most people are paid a living wage

    Do 2gether Support Solutions pay a living wage?

    Most people are paid a living wage.

    How we know this

    80% of people say they are paid at or above the Real Living Wage for where they live.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between April 2020 and August 2022.

    Why this matters

    Everyone should be paid enough to live on.

    The Real Living Wage is a voluntary rate employers can sign up to that is based on the real cost of living. It is currently £9.90 per hour, and £11.05 per hour in London.

    Find out more in our explainer about the Real Living Wage.

  • Bad
  • Most people don’t get paid breaks

    Do workers at 2gether Support Solutions get paid breaks?

    No. Most people don’t get paid breaks.

    How we know this

    100% of people say they don’t get paid breaks.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between April 2020 and September 2022.

    Why this matters

    A good job should have paid breaks.

    You should be paid for all your time at work, whether you’re on a break or not.

  • Good
  • Most people don’t do unpaid extra work

    Do workers at 2gether Support Solutions do extra work that they don't get paid for?

    Rarely. Most people don’t do unpaid extra work.

    How we know this

    70% of people report that they don’t do extra unpaid work.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between April 2020 and September 2022.

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get paid for any extra work they do, even if it is outside your contracted hours. At a good job, you should be paid for all the time you spend at work.

Hours and flexibility

    Okay
  • Only some people get a choice of shifts

    Do 2gether Support Solutions workers get to choose the shifts they work?

    Some people don’t get enough choice over which shifts they work.

    How we know this

    50% report that their manager doesn’t give them enough choice over which shifts they work.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between April 2020 and September 2022.

    Why this matters

    A good job is flexible around your personal life. This means you get a say in when you prefer to work.

  • Good
  • Shifts don’t get changed at short notice

    Do 2gether Support Solutions managers change shifts at short notice?

    Most managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice.

    How we know this

    91% of people say their manager doesn’t changes their shifts at the last minute.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between April 2020 and September 2022.

    Why this matters

    If your manager is often changing your shifts at short notice that’s a sign of poor planning. At a good job you won’t be messed around at the last minute.

Workplace

    Okay
  • Only some people feel treated with respect

    Do people at 2gether Support Solutions feel treated with respect by their managers?

    Some people don’t feel treated with respect by their managers.

    How we know this

    36% of people say they’re not treated with respect by their managers.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between October 2020 and September 2022.

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

  • Okay
  • Only some people get proper breaks

    Do people at 2gether Support Solutions get proper breaks?

    Some people don’t get proper breaks.

    How we know this

    40% of people report that they don’t get to take proper breaks.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between April 2020 and September 2022.

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

  • Okay
  • Only some people recommend their team

    Do people at 2gether Support Solutions recommend working with their team?

    Only some people recommend working with their team.

    How we know this

    50% of people report that they wouldn’t recommend working with their immediate team to a friend.

    Based on data from 12 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between April 2020 and September 2022.

    Why this matters

    A good job means enjoying the place where you work.

    The people you work with every day really matter. They can be the difference between a terrible day and a great one.

    If you’d recommend your team to a friend, this shows that something’s going right.

  • Good
  • Most people get enough training

    Do people get enough training when they start at 2gether Support Solutions?

    Most people got enough training when they started.

    How we know this

    67% of people report they got enough training when they started working here.

    Based on data from 12 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between April 2020 and September 2022.

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

  • Bad
  • Head office doesn’t understand what’s happening

    Do people think 2gether Support Solutions head office understands what's happening where they work?

    Most people think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work.

    How we know this

    91% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners don’t have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between October 2020 and September 2022.

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

  • Okay
  • Only some people feel well informed by head office

    Do workers feel well informed about how 2gether Support Solutions is doing?

    Only some people feel well informed about how the company is doing.

    How we know this

    64% of people feel that they aren’t kept well informed about how the company is doing as a whole.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between October 2020 and September 2022.

    Why this matters

    At a good job, there should be a supportive relationship between the people working on the frontline serving customers and the people who own the company or work in head office.

    You should be kept informed about how the company is doing as a whole, both in good times and when things get tough for the business.

How 2gether Support Solutions ranks

2gether Support Solutions ranks joint 246th to work for out of public sector bodies.

  1. 246= Stockport Council
    5.7
  2. 246= 2gether Support Solutions
    5.7
  3. 246= Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
    5.7

Rankings are based on Breakroom ratings for employers with 5 or more quiz responses, accurate as of 24 September 2022.

2gether Support Solutions job reviews

  • Best thing

    Team work, respect from team

    Worst thing

    Comunication

    3.7

    2gether Support Solutions Employee, September 2022

  • Best thing

    If my work is done early I can put my feet up

    Worst thing

    Might get put in a department one night that I'm not keen on

    8.9

    2gether Support Solutions Employee, September 2021