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Helping Hands

4.9

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  • Best thing

    Making a difference to people's lives

    Worst thing

    Unpaid travel time

    6.9

    Helping Hands Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    Helping people in their homes

    Worst thing

    Stressful days and nights

    2.7

    Helping Hands Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    Looking after elderly in their homes

    Worst thing

    Unsociable hours short notice of change and working too many evenings

    2.5

    Helping Hands Employee, July 2021

  • Worst thing

    Safeguarding issues not taken seriously. QCC not interested either.

    1.5

    Helping Hands Employee, June 2021

  • Best thing

    I work in the community snd work Alone

    Worst thing

    No breakes

    2.8

    Helping Hands Employee, June 2021

  • Best thing

    Flexible hours

    Worst thing

    Not being paid for time spent travelling between appointments

    7.8

    Helping Hands Employee, June 2021

  • Best thing

    Helping the customers

    Worst thing

    Massive 14 hour shifts but so many gaps in between your only paid for about 4. Constantly change the rota, absolutely no support. Attending to vulnerable people jobs with people from out of area on your firat day so noone knows the customer or what needs doing.

    1.2

    Helping Hands Employee, May 2021

  • Best thing

    Lovely clients but not enough support from manager and office staff.

    Worst thing

    Communication and support for the carers

    1.6

    Helping Hands Employee, May 2021

  • Best thing

    Shift flexibility, building good relationships with clients,

    Worst thing

    Travel time unpaid

    7.0

    Helping Hands Employee, April 2021

  • Best thing

    Visiting with the clients and hopefully making there life a little better.

    Worst thing

    Losing some you have looked after.

    2.6

    Helping Hands Employee, April 2021

  • Best thing

    I love my job I like the people I work and care for .communication, recognition . And helping out when I can.

    9.9

    Helping Hands Employee, March 2021

  • Best thing

    Meeting all very different people from all walks of life. It’s nice to feel appreciated from customers and that you make a difference in their lives.

    Worst thing

    When people pass away. You try not to get attached but not always possible

    6.8

    Helping Hands Domiciliary carer, March 2021

  • Best thing

    Meeting amazing people

    Worst thing

    Not enough hours

    7.7

    Helping Hands Employee, March 2021

  • Best thing

    Wages, clients

    Worst thing

    Lack of breaks

    7.8

    Helping Hands Employee, February 2021

  • Best thing

    The customers I love the job and helping people

    1.7

    Helping Hands Hourly visiting carer, February 2021

  • Best thing

    Making a difference to people's lives

    Worst thing

    Driving

    6.9

    Helping Hands Employee, February 2021

  • Best thing

    I get to make people's lives better and help them live the life they want, in the comfort of their own homes.

    Worst thing

    I don't get time to deal with things going on in my personal life or take care of my own health because I get very limited time off.

    4.8

    Helping Hands Carer, January 2021

  • Best thing

    I help to keep the person I look after in his own home

    Worst thing

    The long hours with no time off and no back up

    4.6

    Helping Hands Carer, January 2021

  • Best thing

    It's good pay and im with an easy client

    Worst thing

    Lack of communication from the management etc

    1.1

    Helping Hands Live-in carer, January 2021

  • Best thing

    Guaranteed contract
    Clients

    Worst thing

    Change of rota

    7.1

    Helping Hands Carer, December 2020

  • Best thing

    Meeting lots of different people , being able to help propel

    Worst thing

    Travelong

    4.6

    Helping Hands Care assistant, November 2020

  • Best thing

    Looking after people

    Worst thing

    Losing someone you've look after

    6.4

    Helping Hands Care assistant, November 2020

  • Best thing

    The people

    Worst thing

    The hours, as you don’t get paid for travel between calls

    2.8

    Helping Hands Hourly Care Assistant, March 2020