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Ministry of Justice is a Government department. They're responsible for the courts system and the enforcement of criminal law.

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Ministry of Justice job reviews

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  • Best thing

    I am able to start late, can work from home

    Worst thing

    Managers seems absent, stressed

    6.2

    Ministry of Justice Admin officer, April 2024

  • Best thing

    Flexi, part-time

    Worst thing

    Stress, impossible demands

    5.0

    Ministry of Justice Employee, March 2024

  • Best thing

    Flexibility and variety

    Worst thing

    Stress and under payment

    4.3

    Ministry of Justice Employee, December 2023

  • Best thing

    Delivering justice

    Worst thing

    People, bad pay, over worked lack of support

    2.1

    Ministry of Justice Admin officer, December 2023

  • Best thing

    Flexible working

    Worst thing

    Some managers are small-minded and intransigent when asked for training on higher-graded tasks.

    3.9

    Ministry of Justice Admin assistant, October 2023

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  • Best thing

    Helping / supporting people

    Worst thing

    The stress & poor pay

    4.1

    Ministry of Justice Employee, September 2023

  • Best thing

    Location

    Worst thing

    Other staff and managers

    3.0

    Ministry of Justice Administration officer, September 2023

  • Best thing

    Can take leave whenever I want

    Worst thing

    Nobody covers my role when I’m on leave so I return to the work that accumulated while I was off

    6.2

    Ministry of Justice Employee, July 2023

  • Best thing

    Going home at the end of the day

    Worst thing

    The government has ruined HMPPS

    5.0

    Ministry of Justice Employee, July 2023

  • Best thing

    The people and the job role

    Worst thing

    Some of the people I have to deal with

    9.3

    Ministry of Justice Personal assistant, April 2023

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  • Best thing

    The hours and the time off

    Worst thing

    Staff it's a very TOXIC environment there's bullying on a daily basis no help and 0 training

    4.5

    Ministry of Justice Employee, March 2023

  • Best thing

    Flexi time working from home

    Worst thing

    Hybrid pattern

    9.4

    Ministry of Justice Employee, January 2023

  • Best thing

    The help that we do

    Worst thing

    Poor management

    4.1

    Ministry of Justice Administrator, May 2022

  • Best thing

    The variety of jobs you have to do.

    Worst thing

    Management

    3.2

    Ministry of Justice Admin officer, May 2022

  • Best thing

    Flexible working arrangements

    Worst thing

    Very out of touch with how working life in an office environment should be

    9.1

    Ministry of Justice Team leader, May 2022

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  • Best thing

    My colleagues, the work and helping people

    Worst thing

    Constant pressure to work faster, inadequate training, no payslips, being told by management "if you don't like it you can work somewhere else"

    1.7

    Ministry of Justice Admin, October 2021

  • Best thing

    Working with prisoners

    Worst thing

    Still working in the dark ages

    2.5

    Ministry of Justice Administrator, October 2021

  • Best thing

    Local, good work mates.

    Worst thing

    Unskilled management

    7.0

    Ministry of Justice Employee, August 2021

  • Best thing

    People I work with

    Worst thing

    Stress levels

    8.4

    Ministry of Justice Employee, August 2021

  • Best thing

    Comradeship, changing lives and protecting the public

    Worst thing

    Challenging, often dangerous

    9.1

    Ministry of Justice Prison officer, July 2021

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  • Best thing

    Annual leave

    Worst thing

    No sick pay or increases

    8.2

    Ministry of Justice Employee, July 2021

  • Best thing

    Having a prisober listen and act on your advice and guidance.

    Worst thing

    The abuse from prisoners and managers not caring about it.

    2.4

    Ministry of Justice Prison officer, April 2021

  • Best thing

    It’s not challenging

    Worst thing

    The pay

    9.0

    Ministry of Justice Employee, March 2021

  • Best thing

    Flexible times

    Worst thing

    Don’t like part time

    3.3

    Ministry of Justice Administration officer, March 2021

  • Best thing

    Flexible hours, ability to manage own work load and work from home days

    Worst thing

    A lot of telephony and those at the bottom of the ladder appear to be expected to do the most

    9.8

    Ministry of Justice General case manager, March 2021

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  • Best thing

    Type of work

    Worst thing

    Bad Management

    6.4

    Ministry of Justice Admin officer, February 2021

  • Best thing

    Pay and time off

    Worst thing

    Don't feel like I am doing a worthwhile job
    No information passed on
    Ignorant senior management

    5.5

    Ministry of Justice Chef Supervisor, February 2021

  • Best thing

    Flexi hours

    Worst thing

    Lack of communication.. POA

    5.5

    Ministry of Justice Administrator, January 2021

  • Best thing

    To be able to help others

    Worst thing

    Poor management

    1.1

    Ministry of Justice Administrator, January 2021

  • Best thing

    Security in these uncertain times

    Worst thing

    Violence and injustice

    9.9

    Ministry of Justice Prison officer, November 2020

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  • Best thing

    Team
    Flexi hours
    Satisfying

    Worst thing

    Can be stressful

    9.6

    Ministry of Justice Probation officer, September 2020

  • Worst thing

    Long days and late finishes

    5.5

    Ministry of Justice Prisoner custody officer, July 2020