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  • Best thing

    The hours
    The team
    The process
    My Diligence

    Worst thing

    The timekeeping others at times
    The stress of my self and others as stress wears off on others. As long as we work together as a team and communicate all is well.

    8.2

    Employee, May 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
  • Best thing

    Crew mates

    Worst thing

    No communication from management

    7.0

    Employee, May 2021

    • £19,500 per year, working a 43 hour week
    • 45–54 years old
  • Best thing

    BREAKS DURING THE SHIFT

    Worst thing

    NIGHT SHIFTS

    7.2

    Employee, April 2021

    • £13.44 per hour
    • 55–64 years old
  • Best thing

    4 day rest days.

    Worst thing

    G4S is by far the worst employer I've ever worked for.

    4.0

    Employee, April 2021

    • £12.00 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
  • Best thing

    Meeting the patients, and going to different places.

    Worst thing

    Management traffic and communication

    2.1

    Employee, April 2021

    • £9.80 per hour
    • 55–64 years old
  • Best thing

    Helping prisoners to rehabilitation

    Worst thing

    Control and restain.

    3.8

    Employee, April 2021

    • £25,000 per year, working a 39 hour week
    • 45–54 years old
  • Best thing

    Hours suit me

    Worst thing

    Lack of training

    6.8

    Employee, April 2021

    • Manages people
    • £10.50 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
  • Best thing

    The money, close to home, pretty much my own boss all day.

    Worst thing

    Ridiculously long shifts, zero flexibility.

    4.0

    Delivery driver, April 2021

    • £12.15 per hour
    • 34–44 years old
  • Best thing

    Laid back
    Relaxed environment

    Worst thing

    Long hours

    10.0

    Employee, April 2021

    • £10.00 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
  • Best thing

    My team leader is approachable and understanding.

    Worst thing

    Out of hours callout.

    7.6

    Employee, April 2021

    • £32,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 45–54 years old
  • Best thing

    People I work with

    Worst thing

    Start and finishing time

    8.0

    Teamleader security control room, March 2021

    • Manages people
    • £10.10 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    4 days on 4 off

    3.1

    Employee, March 2021

    • £12.73 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Having 4 days off together each week. When the team get on well and no fall outs . Plus free meals and good pay.

    Worst thing

    Long hours, getting up at 5am for 4 days on the bounce. Tiredness and stress of team fall outs.

    7.0

    Security officer, February 2021

    • £12.85 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Straight forward work with job satisfaction

    Worst thing

    Can be dirty

    10.0

    Domestic cleaner, February 2021

    • £9.79 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Worst thing

    Long hours and only paid statuary sick pay so don't take sick days ever

    5.3

    Security officer, February 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    The pay rate

    Worst thing

    The 12-13 hours a day for 4 days in a row

    4.9

    Covid, February 2021

    • £10.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    The hours

    Worst thing

    The warehouse conditions & attitude of managers/supervisors

    5.2

    Cargo Screener, February 2021

    • £10.25 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Money

    Worst thing

    Not much to do

    7.5

    Security officer, February 2021

    • £13.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    No stress. Shift work. Location.

    Worst thing

    Not enough work/shifts.

    6.6

    Employee, February 2021

    • £9.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Staff and job security

    Worst thing

    Chances of violence

    9.4

    Employee, February 2021

    • £23,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Customer service

    Worst thing

    Others not following rules

    5.9

    Security officer, January 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Every day is differentvi

    Worst thing

    Violent customers

    9.4

    Security officer, January 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Working as a team,

    Worst thing

    Confronting violent and angry members of the public

    6.5

    Authority security officer, January 2021

    • £9.20 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    4 on 4 off

    Worst thing

    Working nights and holidays

    3.0

    Security officer, January 2021

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Best things are you are safe regarding coving 19

    Worst thing

    Boring

    5.5

    Security officer, January 2021

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Get paid for every minute you actually work, normally plenty of hours of work, but then you are expected to work them.

    Worst thing

    Customers taking their time with dealing with us.

    4.9

    HGV driver, January 2021

    • £12.40 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Steady hours Monday to Friday

    Worst thing

    Should be payed more

    8.1

    Court official, January 2021

    • £9.10 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Hours and overtime available.

    Worst thing

    Unsafe and poorly paid.

    5.5

    Security officer, January 2021

    • £10.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Money

    Worst thing

    People I work with and for

    5.8

    Covid operative, January 2021

    • £10.00 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
  • Best thing

    Meeting people

    Worst thing

    The demand to finish work load

    5.0

    Driver, January 2021

    • £12.15 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Not stressful. Not too far to travel.

    Worst thing

    Low pay

    5.3

    Court Official, December 2020

    • £8.77 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Fixed pay day, regular work with extra hours

    Worst thing

    Pressure to complete tasks on time

    7.6

    Secure driver, December 2020

    • £10.55 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    It’s in the warm

    Worst thing

    Aggressive patients, abuse

    3.8

    HCP, December 2020

    • £34,000 per year, working a 48 hour week
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    It’s a calling. If you want to help and make a difference, you don’t do it for the money

    Worst thing

    It can be very stressful especially when shirt staffed

    8.3

    Controller, November 2020

    • £22,300 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    You are able to help people and try to make a difference

    Worst thing

    Mangers look down on you for trying to help people who are struggling in prison. Often being kind is seen as corrupt or weak and hatred towards prisoners is breed from the top.

    2.8

    PCO, November 2020

    • £23,000 per year, working a 45 hour week
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Colleagues are friendly

    Worst thing

    Bad management

    5.7

    Driver, November 2020

    • £11.56 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Good time off , non stressed job

    Worst thing

    Night shift

    10.0

    Security officer, November 2020

    • £9.90 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Job satisfaction

    Worst thing

    Unpaid lunch breaks

    5.5

    Prison custody officer, October 2020

    • £24,800 per year, working a 39 hour week
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Great staff and people to work with easy to book time off

    Worst thing

    Not a full time contract only temporary for 3 months.

    8.0

    Mobile test operative, October 2020

    • £11.21 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Freedom of the roads, workmates

    Worst thing

    Long hours

    3.8

    Mobile response driver, October 2020

    • £9.06 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Worst thing

    Being kept in the dark all the time & to much cover ups

    2.6

    Security guard, October 2020

    • £9.70 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    MONEY

    Worst thing

    Long hours , dangerous job

    5.3

    Cit driver, August 2020

    • £12.15 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    my shifts set times and sets days off these never change

    Worst thing

    the tape of calls we take it sends you metal

    5.0

    Customer advice, July 2020

    • £8.74 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Secure

    Worst thing

    Stressing out because not enough help from managment when you need it

    4.3

    Security guard, July 2020

    • £9.79 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    The pay, hours I work and paid breaks I also work Sunday to Thursday each week

    Worst thing

    Management

    4.8

    Cvit driver, July 2020

    • Manages people
    • £12.15 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Worst thing

    Managers not interested in employees

    3.8

    Security, July 2020

    • £9.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Paid on time and the other security Officers are good people.

    Worst thing

    Management, hours, trying to get holidays, lack of staff and no morale.

    2.6

    Security officer, July 2020

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Flexibility

    Worst thing

    Working conditions and lack of uniform

    5.8

    Steward, July 2020

    • £10.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Being mobile

    Worst thing

    Being made redundant

    7.9

    Security officer, July 2020

    • £10.07 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Company is very flexible with me

    Worst thing

    You are the first to get blamed for anything that goes wrong

    7.9

    Site manager, June 2020

    • Manages people
    • £11.26 per hour
    • 25 or older