Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

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Somerset NHS Foundation Trust manages a number of hospitals providing mental, community and acute hospital care across the whole county.

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Somerset NHS Foundation Trust job reviews

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  • Best thing

    Some of the most lovely people I've ever worked with, management are great at their jobs and keen to help you progress.
    You are actively helping patients at ground level which is awesome.
    Bank shifts available.
    Higher rate of pay on weekends, bank holidays and overnight.
    Screen at reception to keep you safe.

    Worst thing

    Hours are very very long, cannot split them or do only some hours of that day unless you're doing emergency cover.
    Patients/relatives can be verbally aggressive but I think they are introducing better measures to counter this.
    There is a chance you will work Christmas Day (if that's a deal-breaker for you) as it is an emergency department.

    9.8

    Somerset NHS Foundation Trust Receptionist, March 2024

  • Best thing

    The social aspect

    Worst thing

    The pressures

    5.5

    Somerset NHS Foundation Trust Executive assistant, January 2024

  • Best thing

    Great team of people I work with, from officers to other staff and some management team

    Worst thing

    Some management don’t know or want to know what our job includes.

    5.5

    Somerset NHS Foundation Trust Security officer, October 2023

  • Best thing

    Rewarding helping people. Sometimes learn new skills

    Worst thing

    Long hours, stress, workplace bullying is common place.

    5.0

    Somerset NHS Foundation Trust Healthcare assistant (ICU), July 2023