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  • Best thing

    The team I work with

    9.4

    Mid-day supervisor, March 2021

    • £9.46 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The team and children I work with

    Worst thing

    Lack of respect from some parents and the media

    7.9

    Teaching assistant, March 2021

    • £11.73 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Working with the clients and the working relationship I have with them

    Worst thing

    Dealing with the challenging behaviour

    8.9

    DAY centre officer, March 2021

    • £11.08 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Working with other members of staff
    Being able to book holidays when needed
    Working 4 out of 7 days

    Worst thing

    The travelling and mileage
    The work is not very well organised
    The turn over of clients and not getting to know them well enough
    Not enough hours
    Working in areas that I’m not familiar with
    Feeling lonely
    Working evenings

    4.9

    Community support worker, March 2021

    • £10.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Friendly
    Excellent training
    Ability to progress in career
    Supportive

    Worst thing

    Shift pattern

    8.6

    Employee, March 2021

    • Manages people
    • £11.40 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    People are nice

    Worst thing

    Level of responsibility and accountability for the lowest level work

    4.0

    Employee, February 2021

    • £11.24 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Colleagues and children on caseload

    5.9

    Employee, February 2021

    • £28,000 per year, working a 20 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The pay is good, and the hours too. Dont work every weekend.
    Boss is lovely and approachable
    Some good members of the team

    Worst thing

    Not always enough staff, or some not pulling their weight.
    Higher management dont interact with us when they visit, and dont want to hear about any problems or ideas we may have.

    7.2

    Catering assistant, February 2021

    • £9.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    fast paced but rewarding.

    Worst thing

    staffing

    6.8

    dso, January 2021

    • Manages people
    • £13.70 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The team

    Worst thing

    The amount of work expected in short time

    3.8

    Catering supervisor, January 2021

    • Manages people
    • £13,000 per year, working a 32 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Helping people

    Worst thing

    Solo working at night

    4.5

    Care assistant, December 2020

    • £10.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Working with exceptional people / service user
    You can make a difference in people’s lives

    8.3

    Support worker, November 2020

    • £10.47 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Team work x

    Worst thing

    Covid 19.
    Feel carers are undervalued xx

    7.2

    Care assistant, November 2020

    • £10.01 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Children and family positive outcomes

    Worst thing

    Case loads can be too high

    7.0

    Social care worker, November 2020

    • £12.75 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Sick pay. Travel expenses. Holidays

    Worst thing

    Job security at risk, kept in the dark about things, some managers are not very good at managing

    8.9

    Team leader, November 2020

    • Manages people
    • £14.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    I enjoy it

    Worst thing

    Long shifts

    9.0

    Residential care worker, November 2020

    • £14.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    The team

    Worst thing

    The work in the time allowed

    3.7

    Catering supervisor, October 2020

    • Manages people
    • £12,000 per year, working a 33 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Meeting new people, helping others , making a difference

    Worst thing

    Travel , clients

    8.1

    Community carer, October 2020

    • £10.10 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Never the same 2 days running

    Worst thing

    Early starts and late finishes

    8.2

    Community care worker, October 2020

    • £10.01 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Helping young people achieve

    Worst thing

    Long hours

    6.1

    Residential child care worker, September 2020

    • £27,600 per year, working a 37 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Teaching

    Worst thing

    Pressure. Constant change. Accountability.

    3.5

    Teacher, July 2020

    • £42,000 per year, working a 60 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Helping the children learn and progress

    Worst thing

    Sometimes there is too much to do and not enough time to do it

    7.0

    Teaching assistant, July 2020

    • £11.41 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience