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Support worker

Leeds City Council

6.7

8 vacancies in the UK

What do people say about working as a support worker at Leeds City Council?

  • Best thing

    Working with children

    Worst thing

    Feeling like you can’t do anything right

    3.0

    Leeds City Council Employee, October 2021

  • Best thing

    Hours of work and holidays

    Worst thing

    Don’t always get a break

    9.9

    Leeds City Council Employee, April 2021

What do other people say about working at Leeds City Council?

  • Best thing

    The difference I can make to children's learning and personal development

    Worst thing

    The poor wage (pro-rata tto) means you earn very little annually and also there is no real progression.

    7.8

    Leeds City Council Employee, March 2022

  • Best thing

    The other staff

    Worst thing

    The pay

    9.6

    Leeds City Council Employee, March 2022

  • Best thing

    Parents and children

    Worst thing

    Inconsiderate parking, the weather

    8.5

    Leeds City Council Employee, February 2022

  • Best thing

    Term time contract

    Worst thing

    Feel undervalued. No communication. Treat unfairly.

    2.3

    Leeds City Council Employee, January 2022

  • Best thing

    Working with people

    Worst thing

    Long hours

    2.1

    Leeds City Council Employee, September 2021

  • Best thing

    Unions have fought for excellent pay and sickness leave conditions.

    Worst thing

    There is petty upstairs/downstairs treatment, zero recognition of skills, and no career progression or training in transferable skills.

    2.7

    Leeds City Council Employee, August 2021

  • Best thing

    Helping families

    Worst thing

    Not enough staff

    8.7

    Leeds City Council Employee, July 2021

  • Best thing

    Holidays

    Worst thing

    The surveys, they ask you where you would like to work next academic year and only certain ones get their choices ( always the same people ) No support

    1.1

    Leeds City Council Employee, April 2021

  • Best thing

    Feeling you are doing something worth while

    Worst thing

    Pay, lack of respect, constant increasing demands, feeling you are wasting your time snd are a fool, feeling used, using your own money to fund your job

    1.4

    Leeds City Council SEN teacher, April 2021

  • Best thing

    Some of my staff are brilliant, supportive, helpful.

    Worst thing

    Management pressure and to many un necessary meetings.

    1.4

    Leeds City Council Employee, April 2021

  • Best thing

    Educating children

    Worst thing

    Lack of staff

    4.8

    Leeds City Council Teaching assistant, March 2021

  • Best thing

    Good team

    Worst thing

    Unsociable hours
    Working with public

    8.2

    Leeds City Council Employee, March 2021

  • Best thing

    It's flexible and not too taxing

    Worst thing

    It can be stressful around payday

    9.7

    Leeds City Council Employee, February 2021

  • Best thing

    Hours,ocation

    Worst thing

    Some staff not pulling their weight

    9.2

    Leeds City Council Higher level teaching assistant, January 2021

  • Best thing

    Perks, hours, job security

    Worst thing

    Stress, poor communication, budget cuts

    6.6

    Leeds City Council Manager on duty, January 2021

  • Best thing

    Working with such lovely staff.

    Worst thing

    worry of catch Covid 19

    6.2

    Leeds City Council Teaching assistant, January 2021

  • Best thing

    Holidays
    Working with staff

    Worst thing

    Workload

    7.8

    Leeds City Council SKILs Supervisor, January 2021

  • Best thing

    I love my job

    Worst thing

    It’s pro rata

    9.8

    Leeds City Council Teaching assistant, December 2020

  • Best thing

    I know what im doing and can manage myself at times

    Worst thing

    Asb

    8.7

    Leeds City Council Housing officer, September 2020

  • Best thing

    Events
    Socialising with other members of the team

    Worst thing

    Inept and incompetent management
    Antisocial hours

    5.0

    Leeds City Council Technical supervisor, September 2020

  • Best thing

    Variety of tasks

    Worst thing

    Time pressures. Dealing with subordinates

    9.0

    Leeds City Council Assistant superintendent, August 2020

  • Best thing

    My work mates

    Worst thing

    Having to work a sleep in

    6.2

    Leeds City Council Support assistant, July 2020

  • Best thing

    Helping children

    Worst thing

    Extra work at home

    6.9

    Leeds City Council Teacher, May 2020

  • Best thing

    The shift pattern

    Worst thing

    Outdoor working

    9.9

    Leeds City Council Street scene Attendant, February 2020

  • Best thing

    Book my own work

    Worst thing

    Dealing with Tenants

    9.7

    Leeds City Council Joiner, November 2019

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