Nurse at Bupa

People in this role may also be known as nurses.

8 workers in this role at Bupa have taken the survey.

How much does Bupa pay nurses?

Nurse at Bupa
£14.00–18.99
Typical range
£12.61–20.79

Nurse employees at Bupa are typically paid £14.00–18.99 an hour, based on data from 8 employees.

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What is management like for nurse employees at Bupa?

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  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    Do nurses think Bupa 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

    88% 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 8 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.

Good
  • Managers are respectful

    Do nurses at Bupa feel treated by respect by their managers?

    Most people feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    71% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 7 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.

Here’s a recent review that mentions management:

  • Best thing

    The staff and immediate management

    Worst thing

    Stress levels, pay, head office decisions

    6.1

    Employee, May 2021

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What are the hours like for nurse employees at Bupa?

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  • People don’t get proper breaks

    Do nurses at Bupa get proper breaks?

    Most people don’t get proper breaks

    How we know this

    63% of people report that they don’t get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 8 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.

Good
  • Good choice of shifts

    Do nurses at Bupa get to choose the shifts they work?

    Most people get enough choice over which shifts they work

    How we know this

    50% report that their manager gives them enough choice over which shifts they work

    Based on information from 8 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.

  • No short notice shift changes

    Do Bupa managers change nurses shifts at short notice?

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

    How we know this

    63% of people say their manager doesn’t changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 8 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.

  • 4+ weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do nurses get of their shift pattern at Bupa?

    Most people get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

    How we know this

    • 0% report getting one week notice or less
    • 25% report getting two weeks notice
    • 13% report getting three weeks notice
    • 63% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 0% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you get plenty of notice about when you’re working.

    This makes it easy for you to plan the rest of life, as well as your finances, because you know how much you’ll be working and when.

Excellent
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for nurses to book a holiday at Bupa?

    People find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    83% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

  • Easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it for nurses to take sick leave at Bupa?

    People find it easy to take sick leave

    How we know this

    80% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

  • No unpaid extra work

    Do nurses at Bupa do extra work that they don't get paid for?

    No. People don’t do unpaid extra work

    How we know this

    75% of people report that they don’t do extra unpaid work

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    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.

  • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Do nurses at Bupa worry about hours?

    People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    How we know this

    86% of people report they don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Based on information from 7 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.

Here’s a recent review that mentions hours:

  • Best thing

    Paid for every hour (due to length of time worked there)

    Worst thing

    Stressful, lack of respect, underpaid for amount of work done and mental/physical strain caused

    3.8

    Employee, June 2021

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  • Enough training

    Do nurses get enough training when they start at Bupa?

    People get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    75% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    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.

Latest reviews from nurses at Bupa

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  • Best thing

    Caring for people

    Worst thing

    Uncertainty of being sued or in the wrong

    4.9

    Employee, July 2021

  • Best thing

    Paid breaks, meals provided, good care team, good pay, will try and do set days

    7.0

    Employee, March 2021

  • Best thing

    Supportive line manager and general manager. Good care provision and high standards. Good working environment

    Worst thing

    Time constraints, dependency levels in relation to staffing

    8.0

    Staff nurse, December 2020

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