Bloomcare

Bloomcare specialise in dementia care services.

bloomcare.co.uk

Based on responses from 10 employees at Bloomcare.

Bad
  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    Do people think Bloomcare head office understands what's happening where they work?

    People think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work

    How we know this

    90% 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 information from 10 job reviews

    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.

  • People feel stressed

    Is it stressful to work at Bloomcare?

    People feel stressed here

    How we know this

    90% of people say they often feel stressed at work

    Based on information from 10 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Work isn’t always easy, but if you’re frequently feel stressed, that’s not good.

    Your employer should support you with enough people and resources to get your job done without feeling overwhelmed.

  • Breaks aren’t paid

    Do workers at Bloomcare get paid breaks?

    No. People don’t get paid breaks

    How we know this

    90% of people say they don’t get paid breaks

    Based on information from 10 job reviews

    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.

  • People are paid below market rates

    Do Bloomcare pay market rates?

    People are not paid market rates

    How we know this

    80% of people are paid below the typical pay for the type of work they do

    Based on information from 10 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Pay can vary a lot between types of job. Employers should be ensuring that the rates their staff are paid are in line with similar roles elsewhere.

  • People don’t get proper breaks

    Do people at Bloomcare get proper breaks?

    People don’t get proper breaks

    How we know this

    80% of people report that they don’t get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 10 job reviews

    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.

  • People don’t recommend their team

    Do people at Bloomcare recommend working with their team?

    Very few people recommend working with their team

    How we know this

    80% of people report that they wouldn’t recommend working with their immediate team to a friend

    Based on information from 10 job reviews

    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
  • Good choice of shifts

    Do Bloomcare workers get to choose the shifts they work?

    Most people get enough choice over which shifts they work

    How we know this

    70% report that their manager gives them enough choice over which shifts they work

    Based on information from 10 job reviews

    Why this matters

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

  • Managers are respectful

    Do people at Bloomcare feel treated with respect by their managers?

    Most people feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    50% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 10 job reviews

    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.

  • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Do workers at Bloomcare worry about hours?

    Most people don’t worry about getting enough hours

    How we know this

    70% of people report they don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Based on information from 10 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you shouldn’t have to worry about getting enough hours each week.

    A good job should guarantee you a minimum number of hours in a contract, if you want it.

    This makes it easier to plan your finances, because you know how much you’ll be earning.

Excellent
  • No short notice shift changes

    Do Bloomcare managers change shifts at short notice?

    Managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice

    How we know this

    80% of people say their manager doesn’t changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 10 job reviews

    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.

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How Bloomcare ranks

Bloomcare ranks joint 188th to work for out of social care providers.

  1. 188= Salutem
    4.5
  2. 188= Bloomcare
    4.5
  3. 188= Runwood Homes
    4.5

Rankings are based on Breakroom ratings for employers with 5 or more quiz responses, accurate as of 19 May, 2022.

Bloomcare job reviews

  • Best thing

    Caring for others

    Worst thing

    Never enough staff and no motivation in work.

    1.5

    Bloomcare Employee, November 2021

Jobs by location

  1. 7 job openings

  2. 4 job openings

Handy to know

What contracts are people on?

40%
part time
60%
full time

Based on 10 Bloomcare employees

How are people paid?

By the hour 100% of people report they get paid by the hour

Based on 10 Bloomcare employees

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