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How easy is it for Cambridgeshire County Council workers to change shifts?

People find it hard to change shifts

Bad
20% of people report that it’s easy to change shifts if they need to

Based on information from 5 job reviews

Why this matters

A good job is flexible around your personal life. It should be easy to change a shift if you need to, whether that’s in an emergency or for planning ahead.

How much notice do people get of their shift pattern at Cambridgeshire County Council?

Most people don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

Not great
  • 29% report getting one week notice or less
  • 14% report getting two weeks notice
  • 14% report getting three weeks notice
  • 29% report getting four weeks notice or more
  • 14% report having a fixed rota

Based on information from 7 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.

Do Cambridgeshire County Council workers get to choose the shifts they work?

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

Not great
29% report that their manager gives them enough choice over which shifts they work

Based on information from 7 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.

Do Cambridgeshire County Council managers change shifts at short notice?

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

Excellent
14% of people say their manager changes their shifts at the last minute

Based on information from 7 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.

Do people at Cambridgeshire County Council get proper breaks?

Most people don’t get proper breaks

Not great
45% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

Based on information from 11 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.

How easy is it to book a holiday at Cambridgeshire County Council?

Most people find it hard to book holidays

Not great
42% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

Based on information from 12 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.

How easy is it to take sick leave at Cambridgeshire County Council?

Most people find it easy to take sick leave

Good
67% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

Based on information from 12 job reviews