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City Of Edinburgh Council

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  • Best thing

    Providing a service to the community that is respected by the community and those we provide care for

    Worst thing

    Being called last minute to go to a client who is a fair distance away and having no time scheduled in to travel there. Being a commodity to the office staff and easily replaced

    3.2

    City Of Edinburgh Council Employee, March 2022

  • Best thing

    Easy to book holidays time off etc sick pay if needed

    Worst thing

    Not a nice team no team work if you aren't in the clique

    8.7

    City Of Edinburgh Council Employee, February 2022

  • Best thing

    Full time work, very decent pension.

    Worst thing

    Long hours, hard work, risk of injury.

    9.0

    City Of Edinburgh Council Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    Helping young people to achieve their best based on their abilities.

    There are lots of dedicated members who offer everything to help their students/ pupils and is pleasure to work with.

    Worst thing

    Not adecuate training to support staff due to insufficient funds allocated.

    4.5

    City Of Edinburgh Council Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    Security

    Worst thing

    Poor pay, lack of progression, bad supervisors

    6.1

    City Of Edinburgh Council Employee, August 2021

  • Best thing

    Caring for the people in my place of work. Some of my colleagues

    Worst thing

    Lack of communication, lack of trust

    3.0

    City Of Edinburgh Council Employee, July 2021

  • Best thing

    Helping people who realy need it and feeling likely make a difference

    Worst thing

    Bullying at work from managers and organisers.
    Favouritism amongst some staff members. Getting shifted from your regular clients.
    Challenging clients not divided amongst staff fairly

    2.6

    City Of Edinburgh Council Employee, July 2021

  • Worst thing

    Council change policy , job description with out really consulting the work force
    Don’t feel valued or respected by senior managu

    6.7

    City Of Edinburgh Council Employee, June 2021

  • Best thing

    Caring and helping people

    Worst thing

    Mangers not doing their job

    2.7

    City Of Edinburgh Council Employee, April 2021

  • Best thing

    Some lovely colleagues, children and parents

    Worst thing

    Inefficient work processes, leaving early sometimes not seeing my own child until evening

    5.5

    City Of Edinburgh Council Teacher, April 2021

  • Best thing

    Helping families

    Worst thing

    Seeing how bad some parents are

    9.0

    City Of Edinburgh Council Employee, April 2021

  • Best thing

    Staff/Pupils

    Worst thing

    Workload
    Lack of respect.

    3.0

    City Of Edinburgh Council Employee, March 2021

  • Best thing

    It's a busy enjoyable office,

    Worst thing

    It's a busy office

    7.3

    City Of Edinburgh Council Employee, March 2021

  • Best thing

    Hours and holidays

    Worst thing

    Bullying and over worked understaffed

    4.7

    City Of Edinburgh Council Employee, March 2021

  • Best thing

    Working outside

    Worst thing

    Walking streets no where to go in between shifts sep in winter

    8.0

    City Of Edinburgh Council Employee, March 2021

  • Best thing

    Working with children

    Worst thing

    Just being given a child without any background, so you can give your best.

    8.0

    City Of Edinburgh Council PSA, February 2021

  • Best thing

    It's an easy job and near my home so no travelling

    Worst thing

    Some people

    9.6

    City Of Edinburgh Council Domestic assistant, February 2021

  • Best thing

    Best things are the service users we meet.

    Worst thing

    Being treated like a number not a person

    2.7

    City Of Edinburgh Council Social care worker, February 2021

  • Best thing

    The people I work with and look after

    9.8

    City Of Edinburgh Council Team leader, February 2021

  • Best thing

    The pupils, the staff, the classroom teaching

    Worst thing

    Workload, lack of flexibility over time off

    9.5

    City Of Edinburgh Council Teacher, February 2021

  • Best thing

    The people I meet daily.

    Worst thing

    Seeing poverty and how it affects people.

    9.3

    City Of Edinburgh Council Employee, January 2021

  • Best thing

    team work and support

    Worst thing

    the weather and transport

    9.8

    City Of Edinburgh Council Social care worker, January 2021

  • Best thing

    Seeing the progress of our pupils

    8.7

    City Of Edinburgh Council Special needs nursery nurse, December 2020

  • Best thing

    I laugh all day

    Worst thing

    Paperwork

    8.9

    City Of Edinburgh Council Teacher, December 2020

  • Best thing

    I love working this kids

    Worst thing

    It’s both mentally and physically tiring

    9.6

    City Of Edinburgh Council Early years assistant, December 2020

  • Best thing

    Only work term time

    Worst thing

    Over worked

    4.3

    City Of Edinburgh Council Administrator, August 2020