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  • Best thing

    hours

    Worst thing

    cleaning a very dirty floor and toilet

    8.0

    Employee, April 2021

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 65 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    My colleagues and our residents

    2.1

    Employee, April 2021

    • Manages people
    • £15.30 per hour
    • 55–64 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The people I work with.

    Worst thing

    Low pay for a very stressful job.

    2.7

    Health care assistant, March 2021

    • £8.45 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Meeting lots of new residents,, people from all walks of life

    Worst thing

    Not always enough support

    6.5

    Senior carer, March 2021

    • £9.29 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Not too much stress. Nice friendly colleagues, rewarding helping the elderly.

    Worst thing

    Not great pay. Management changes too often.

    8.9

    Care assistant, March 2021

    • £8.73 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    A good laugh with colleagues

    Worst thing

    Death

    6.4

    Housekeeper, March 2021

    • Manages people
    • £9.38 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The staff and residents

    Worst thing

    Short staff no time to give residents quality time

    2.6

    Employee, March 2021

    • £9.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    I love been a carer and looking after patients . I love interacting and seeing them progress and some go home .

    Worst thing

    I feel we aren’t praised enough and rewarded enough it always seems to be the same people that get rewarded when we do so much .

    6.5

    Employee, March 2021

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The colleagues I work with and the residents I look after are all the best people

    Worst thing

    The pay, the hours and working weekends

    4.8

    Employee, March 2021

    • £9.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The hours of work

    Worst thing

    No communication and the carers treat cleaners like dirt no respect n we often are not cleaning up after residents it's the staff we clean up after no team work

    4.2

    Employee, February 2021

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Residents and colleagues! Great company to work for ,very supportive management!

    Worst thing

    Covid 19

    10.0

    Employee, February 2021

    • Manages people
    • £12.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Helping people

    Worst thing

    Working too many weekends

    7.2

    Care assistant, February 2021

    • £9.41 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Working with my colleagues and with the residents

    Worst thing

    Higher management

    6.3

    Maintenance, February 2021

    • £8.73 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    I love caring for the residents

    Worst thing

    The pay and the environment and lack of facilities for the residents

    5.2

    Employee, February 2021

    • £8.82 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Great team

    Worst thing

    No sick pay

    7.2

    Employee, February 2021

    • £16.76 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The resiedents

    Worst thing

    Not enough staff

    6.0

    Care assistant, February 2021

    • £9.40 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The residents
    Staff

    Worst thing

    No sick pay
    Working weekends

    7.9

    Carer, January 2021

    • £11.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    I'm a head chef. Working with a solid team

    Worst thing

    Recognising that u are only as strong as your weakest link.

    7.5

    Head chef, January 2021

    • Manages people
    • £15.86 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    It's fun

    Worst thing

    To much paper Work

    7.2

    Maintenance operative, January 2021

    • £8.98 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    We work as a team and when short staffed we pull together

    Worst thing

    Fast paced on my feet for 12 hrs a day

    7.4

    Carer, January 2021

    • £9.30 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The difference you make

    Worst thing

    How management make you feel

    7.0

    Unit manager, December 2020

    • Manages people
    • £13.45 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    work colleges

    Worst thing

    lack of support

    2.0

    maintenance assistant, December 2020

    • £9.51 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    We work incredibly hard, it’s a very rewarding place to work, the friends you make last a lifetime.

    Worst thing

    Usually not enough staff or hrs, leading to stress amongst staff.

    4.7

    Head of Housekeeping, December 2020

    • Manages people
    • £9.33 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Good team

    Worst thing

    It’s very hard work

    6.1

    Registered nurse, November 2020

    • Manages people
    • £16.92 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    I enjoy chatting and listening to the people which live in the care home.
    I work with some great people there, I enjoy chatting and working with them.

    Worst thing

    Not doing a good job, because we are not given enough time or staff to do the job correctly.
    Seeing residence unhappy and not having the time to spend with them to support them.

    5.5

    Care assistant, November 2020

    • £9.41 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Working with residents

    Worst thing

    Management (regional or head office) expectations

    4.7

    Activities coordinator, November 2020

    • £8.70 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Able to set my workday

    Worst thing

    Manager

    5.2

    Deputy manager, November 2020

    • Manages people
    • £20.26 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Staff are there for you and it is a rewarding job

    Worst thing

    Manager does know how to respect staff

    4.8

    Care assistant, November 2020

    • £8.37 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    I love my job caring for others

    4.9

    Care practioner, October 2020

    • £10.99 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Making my residents smile and laugh

    2.2

    Care assistant, October 2020

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Residents and colleagues

    Worst thing

    Pay. Lack of staff.

    6.5

    Employee, October 2020

    • £9.01 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The people

    Worst thing

    Paperwork, time constraints

    8.4

    Nurse, October 2020

    • Manages people
    • £40,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The people I work with the company as a whole

    Worst thing

    Pressures

    8.4

    Unit manager, October 2020

    • Manages people
    • £11.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    love my co workers
    Love my bosses
    Flexibility with hours
    Understanding about personal situations etc

    Worst thing

    situations that we cannot fix ourselves and having to rely on outside assistance that takes far too long

    7.4

    Care assistant, August 2020

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The people i work with and the residents

    Worst thing

    Minimum wage and no respect or understanding from anyone higher up in the company

    4.0

    Care assistant, August 2020

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Working with other people

    Worst thing

    Staff

    6.0

    Care assistant, July 2020

    • £8.71 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Great team relationships

    Worst thing

    Too much to do and not enough time

    7.6

    Health care assistant, July 2020

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Interacting with clients

    Worst thing

    Short staffed

    3.8

    Head chef, March 2020

    • Manages people
    • £27,500 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Working with people who are vonurable

    Worst thing

    Strees

    3.7

    Health care assistant, March 2020

    • £8.40 per hour
    • 34–44 years old
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    Helping residents

    Worst thing

    Not getting recognition

    5.2

    Carer, February 2020

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 55–64 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    People i work with

    Worst thing

    Nurses

    4.5

    Senior care assistant, February 2020

    • £9.80 per hour
    • 34–44 years old
    • More than 3 years experience