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University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

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What are the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust like to work for?

the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Reviewed by 10 employees.

4.5

the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust score a rating of 4.5 at Breakroom.
Here’s a breakdown of all our findings about the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.

Pay
    Good
  • People are paid minimum wage

    Do the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust pay minimum wage?

    Yes. Most people are paid above the minimum wage.

    How we know this

    90% of people say they are paid at or above the legal minimum wage.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 2021 and September 2022.

  • Okay
  • Only some people are paid a living wage

    Do the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust pay a living wage?

    Some people are not paid a living wage.

    How we know this

    60% of people say they are paid below the Real Living Wage for where they live.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 2021 and September 2022.

    Why this matters

    Everyone should be paid enough to live on.

    The Real Living Wage is a voluntary rate employers can sign up to that is based on the real cost of living. It is currently £9.90 per hour, and £11.05 per hour in London.

    Find out more in our explainer about the Real Living Wage.

  • Good
  • Most people get sick pay

    Do the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust pay sick pay?

    Yes. Most people get proper sick pay.

    How we know this

    90% of people say they would get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 2021 and September 2022.

    Why this matters

    Everyone gets sick sometimes. You should be able to take time off without worrying.

    At a good job you should still get paid if you’re scheduled to work but can’t due to sickness. Your contract should say how many sick days you can take each year.

    This is more than the legal minimum, which says you should only get paid if you are unwell for 4 full days. See Citizens Advice for more details.

Workplace
    Bad
  • Most people are stressed

    Is it stressful to work at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust?

    Most people feel stressed here.

    How we know this

    80% of people say they often feel stressed at work.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 2021 and September 2022.

    Why this matters

    Work isn’t always easy, but if you’re frequently feel stressed, that’s not good.

    Your employer should support you with enough people and resources to get your job done without feeling overwhelmed.

  • Bad
  • Most people don’t recommend their team

    Do people at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust recommend working with their team?

    Not many people recommend working with their team.

    How we know this

    80% of people report that they wouldn’t recommend working with their immediate team to a friend.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 2021 and September 2022.

    Why this matters

    A good job means enjoying the place where you work.

    The people you work with every day really matter. They can be the difference between a terrible day and a great one.

    If you’d recommend your team to a friend, this shows that something’s going right.

  • Okay
  • Only some people get enough training

    Do people get enough training when they start at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust?

    Some people did’t get enough training when they started.

    How we know this

    50% of people report they didn’t get enough training when they started working here.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 2021 and September 2022.

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

  • Bad
  • Most people don’t feel well informed by head office

    Do workers feel well informed about how the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust is doing?

    Most people don’t feel well informed about how the company is doing.

    How we know this

    70% of people feel that they aren’t kept well informed about how the company is doing as a whole.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 2021 and September 2022.

    Why this matters

    At a good job, there should be a supportive relationship between the people working on the frontline serving customers and the people who own the company or work in head office.

    You should be kept informed about how the company is doing as a whole, both in good times and when things get tough for the business.

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