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Do workers at Centra worry about hours?

Most people don’t worry about getting enough hours

Good
33% of people report they worry about getting enough hours

Based on information from 6 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.

How much notice do people get of their shift pattern at Centra?

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

Bad
  • 29% report getting one week notice or less
  • 29% report getting two weeks notice
  • 14% report getting three weeks notice
  • 0% report getting four weeks notice or more
  • 29% 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 Centra managers change shifts at short notice?

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

Good
29% 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 work the same number they are contracted for at Centra?

Most people work the same number of hours they’re contracted for

Good
50% of people report working 8 hours or more than they’re contracted for each week

Based on information from 6 job reviews

Why this matters

At a good job, you should expect to work about the same number of hours that your contract guarantees you, most of the time.

It’s useful to pick up or drop a few shifts here and there, but if you often work a lot more hours every week than you’re contracted for, a good job should guarantee them.

This means you’re more likely to know when you’ll be working and how much you’ll earn in advance.

Do people at Centra get proper breaks?

Most people get proper breaks

Good
60% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

Based on information from 5 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.

What types of job contracts do Centra use?

This employer mostly uses zero hours, low hours, part time and full time contracts

  • 33% report having zero hours contracts
  • 17% report having low hours contracts (less than 16 hours)
  • 33% report having part time contracts (16-35 hours)
  • 17% report having full time contracts (more than 35 hours)

Based on information from 6 job reviews

How easy is it to book a holiday at Centra?

People find it easy to book holidays

Excellent
100% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

Based on information from 7 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.