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Enjoyable shifts with good people day in and day out everyday day was a different day as you’d be doing numerous things to help you team out and work hard
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nice place to wok because they feed you

What is the best part of working at the company?the company is structured well and benefits are greatWhat is the most stressful part about working at the company?horrible management who engage in gossip and are not confidential. doesn't know the business and seems confused What is the work environment and culture like at the company?does not recognise diversity outside of paper. just a check mark to mention they recognize the need for it but did not recognize indian events and so many indian workersWhat is a typical day like for you at the company?taking care of people and watching lazy workers gossip
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What is the best part of working at the company?My work it's value and appreciateI have met great people and friendly staff and the management always there for you What is the most stressful part about working at the company?I don't think it's stressful. I had the proper training to feel confident. What is the work environment and culture like at the company?Very friendly and everyone it's made feel welcome What is a typical day like for you at the company?Respecting the plan we have and try to have the best result for the day
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Support is in plenty from the management and work colleagues. Life balance, happy with my pay package. I’m very happy working for CareUK.

On a typical day at work, in a different suite like every other day, Staff and colleagues support me throughout the day as I learn more on how to give better care to residents. Meal times are happy times, when some residents meet up in the dinning hall. Most enjoyable moment is when after assisting with personal care ,meals, and after an outdoor / garden walk activity , residents appreciate with a ‘thank you for all you do’ and a big smile. That makes me know I made a difference.


Break three times a day on 12 hr shift


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Most amazing company to work for.

It does not feel like going to work, I did not believe there was a care company that puts so much effort into the care home, they are very bespoke every item is of amazing quality, there is so much equipment for each suite, the food is amazing, it's like eating in a very posh restaurant, management are fantastic, very approachable, make a point of coming to see you,, regional manager visits all the time also makes a point of coming to see you, daily meetings with all departments, managers door always open,, I always feel fulfilled, able to spend time with residents, activities every day all day, all suites involved together, I love seeing the smiles from residents who give us so many compliments, Best company I have worked in 30 years working in care.


Having a amazing environment to work in where nothing is too much trouble.


Do nit get paid for breaks.
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Poor treatment

Management has favourites and can treat some staff very poorly. Leadership staff can be intimidating and rude. You can work hard but still be told it’s not enough. Real shame as residents and other staff make it a lovely place to work.
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Hard work

Not friendly very clicky long hours you get dinner there and tea and coffee you get a good work /life balance money is OK and all training you get paid for
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Surprised i lasted as long as I did before resigning

What is the best part of working at the company?I personaLy found nothing good from working for care ukWhat is the most stressful part about working at the company?Lack of breaks 30 minutes in a 12 hour day What is the work environment and culture like at the company?Demanding and physical generally understaffedWhat is a typical day like for you at the company?Difficult physically and emotionally
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Great team work , great clients , great management, friendly employees , work life balance can be improved, can be stressful , is a job where you can grow with , overall I love my job.
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Not bad to work for . If your new no body will talk to you , bad management

Best thing about this job is the residents . Very long hours .low pay high turn over of staff .when you first start u sit in from of a pc learning, then you do 2 weeks of shadow shifts ,then your on your own if your not in there click no one will help you


Free lunch


Long hours, bad pay, bad management, back stabbing care staff
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Not good in covid times a lot of bulling

What is the best part of working at the company?Some care workers and the people who live thereWhat is the most stressful part about working at the company?Bad leadership sometimes and people not knowing what to do Nd when shame as a nice place in stroudWhat is the work environment and culture like at the company?Ok. Better when staff were changed in placesWhat is a typical day like for you at the company?Hectic some good some bad times especially when covid struck
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Care uk, you mean don’t care uk. Head office is about as useful as a chocolate teapot. They expect the world but offers no support but negative comments, all the perks that staff have had have now been revoked. They expect to put glass cups on a dementia unit and everything will be fine. Constantly changing the paper work and then when you do it the way they told you to. Few weeks later it be changed again and they talk to you like it’s your fault it’s wrong. They go into homes when management ain’t there to rip apart the home and management. Pay rate is shocking and the hours they expect from you we’ll kiss by to your family. Force you to take annual leave to benefit the rota system as they just employ loads of staff, take away over time to give to un reliable bank staff.


Every other weekend off


If no food is left you go without, long hours, untold amount of strss
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Productive and fulfilling experience

What is the best part of working at the company?Professionalism and Employee Assistance ProgramsWhat is the most stressful part about working at the company?It takes time for some residents to get used to youWhat is the work environment and culture like at the company?Professional aura and principled colleagues What is a typical day like for you at the company?Busy ,New challenge everyday but above all rewarding
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Lovely place

Not too shabby... Long hours, but the income doesn’t compensates the stress. Free meal, nice management, and freedom to express yourself. My feedback says it all.


Free meal


Long hours and underpaid
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Rewarding career and career opportunities

What is the best part of working at the company?There a lovely company to work for What is the most stressful part about working at the company?Being short staffed and can be very demanding What is the work environment and culture like at the company?It’s great to work with all different types of people and there religion What is a typical day like for you at the company?Very rewarding knowing that you can make a difference
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Great staff and management

Busy NightshiftLearned a lot from course and e-learningManagement understanding and cooperativeBusy workplace cultureRemembering everything at startLooking after service users enjoyable


Not far from home


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Good Working Environment

Rewarding and thriving environment to work and progress. Work life balance Career Progression Frequency training Good Management team Safety measures are in place


Training and Learning?Career Progression
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The person who left this position

Your will be met will false promises. Unbelievably unfair workload. Expect to be working on your own a lot. It’s definitely a out of site out of mind outlook from management. The pay is good and the work life balance is good but that is where the positives end.
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Good place to work

Brilliant place to work no problems enjoyed my time at this company. Office staff good and helpful residents where lovely people. Long hours and tiring
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Productive workplace

Lovely residents . Very busy day 12 hour shifts Not every day is the same . Learnt so much through one to one & online learning . Welcoming & friendly place .
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Good place to work

It is a small family like environment however some staffs can be a bit overwhelming and dominating. Keep it absolute professional relationship to succeed in this place. All in all I like it here.
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3.0 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
2.8 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
2.9 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
2.7 out of 5 stars for Management
2.9 out of 5 stars for Culture

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