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Breakroom Rating
based on 85 job reviews
6.2/10
  • UK
nhs.uk

NHS job reviews

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85 NHS employees have compared their jobs on Breakroom. Find out what they say about pay, hours, shifts and more.

  • 5.5/10

    Head of Service

    • Manages people
    • £60,000 per year, working a 45 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not stressed
    2. No paid breaks
    3. Don’t get proper breaks
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    May 2020
  • 4.2/10

    Phlebotomist

    • £9.89 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Not treated with respect
    3. Not enough training

    Best thing

    Part time hours and my team

    Worst thing

    Management not caring or supportive

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    May 2020
  • 5.9/10

    Staff nurse

    • £12.38 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Bad for people with caring responsibilities
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    May 2020
  • 8.4/10

    Project manager

    • £31,000 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    Flexible working
    Variety

    Worst thing

    No profession opportunities

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    May 2020
  • 2.6/10

    Support worker

    • £19,800 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Stressed
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Don’t get proper breaks

    Worst thing

    All of it and feeling under valued

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    May 2020
  • 7.2/10

    Stores supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £10.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Easy to change shifts
    3. Doing unpaid extra work

    Best thing

    Ensuring the smooth running of theatre stores so patients get their operations in a timely manner and no unexpected hiccups.

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    May 2020
  • 3.3/10

    Performance manager

    • Manages people
    • £16.10 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team
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    May 2020
  • 3.5/10

    Administration assistant

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. Not treated with respect

    Best thing

    Colleagues

    Worst thing

    Pay in relation to responsibility, no respect, no incentives

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    May 2020
  • 6.4/10

    staff nurse

    • £30,600 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Treated with respect
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    the hours and the work is interesting

    Worst thing

    office politics

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    May 2020
  • 4.2/10

    Dispenser pharmacy

    • £9.25 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Don’t get proper breaks
    3. Hard to take holidays
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    May 2020
  • 4.9/10

    Hcsw

    • £9.82 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Three weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Doing unpaid extra work

    Best thing

    The patients

    Worst thing

    The hours

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    May 2020
  • 8.4/10

    Secretary

    • £21,100 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Good for people with caring responsiblities
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    Laid back
    Friendly
    Well paid. Training

    Worst thing

    No room to progress. Can be boring

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    May 2020
  • 7.8/10

    Facilities coordinator

    • Manages people
    • £10.01 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Paid breaks
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team
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    May 2020
  • 8.1/10

    Medical secretary

    • £9.20 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. No unpaid extra work
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
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    May 2020
  • 7.6/10

    Business manager

    • Manages people
    • £41,000 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Proper sick pay
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
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    May 2020
  • 9.2/10

    Employee

    • Manages people
    • £49,000 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Employer understands what’s happening on the ground
    3. Good for people with caring responsiblities

    Best thing

    Improving patients and staff quality of life

    Worst thing

    Can be stressfull

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    May 2020
  • 6.4/10

    Midwife

    • £26,900 per year, working a 34 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Doing unpaid extra work

    Best thing

    People

    Worst thing

    Caseload too high

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    May 2020
  • 8.1/10

    Ambulance care assistant

    • £10.62 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. One week notice of their shifts
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    May 2020
  • 6.4/10

    Staff nurse

    • £24,000 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. Not enough training
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    May 2020
  • 5.0/10

    Podiatry

    • £9,100 per year, working a 16 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. No paid breaks
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team
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    May 2020