Intensive Support Worker in West Sussex and Hampshire
Always had work to suit my flexibility
The work at some of the support services can be difficult and young people can be unpredictable. Great experience for those new to Support work.Flexible shifts to fit around other commitments. Always pay on time with no quibble of hours worked.
Hospitality Assistant in Brighton
Lots of choice on where you can work and the experience you learn is invaluable. Overall a great learning company.You can literally work at 3 different locations in 1 day if you want.The more experience you have the more in demand you are. The clients get to know you and you get repeat work from them and they do request for you personally. I have never been short of offers of full time employment from the companies I have been a temp for.
Forklift Driver/Warehouse Operative in Fareham, Hampshire
Waste of space
Worst agency I've ever worked for! Havant paid me my hours, lack of communication completely unprofessional, liers! Told me I had a full time job but only gave me 2/3 days a week then when I left didn't pay me for my last week of work! Should go down to the office with a bat, useless!
Factory worker in Fareham, Hampshire
If I could give this job 0 stars, my god, would I!
Firstly, if you do not speak the overriding language that this factory possesses then you will be ignored, pushed aside and be shouted at in waving arm guestures and random noises. Management on east side were lovely! (Man and woman) you don’t get to know their names if you don’t straight up ask them. But lovely people none the less, on the other hand, west side is the opposite.
This side consists of standing around waiting for direction as you have no idea who is in charge.
Being told to work next to or with machines you have no idea how to work or what you’re doing because who cares? Although I’m not fully aware as to whether you need to know how the machine works or what to do in the event of an emergency if you’re just putting sprinkles on cupcakes coming out of it.
Before being put on another side (there’s east and west) you are only shown one side, therefore as starting in eastside being put on west side I was unsure of where ANYTHING was, even a manager if I’m quite honest. I was never shown around or told where everything is, you don’t have the opportunity to wonder around to find your way which is acceptable as there is heavy machinery.
If a ‘direction’ is given whether it is directed to you as ‘come’ or a singular word ‘packaging’ you aren’t shown how to do it properly, so instead you’ll just be shouted at and spoken about untill you figure out the right way of doing it.
I personally felt that these issues couldnt be raised as there is a slight language barrier and atmosphere of ignorance even if you did arise such issues. This is most likely because staff are replaceable and targets need to be hit, miserable or not. I have NO idea who the main manager is or even who the little managers are (apart from east side and that’s with a guess).
The atmosphere is less than positive unless you show a happy upbeat spirit in which workers may take pity on you and give you a smile once in a while if you’re lucky! I have NEVER walked out of employment but I refuse to be belittled, confused, frustrated and have my hand slapped away as the word ‘stop or that’s enough’ is not part of their vocabulary. I don’t mind the language barrier as everyone deserves a chance and this does not effect my judgement of anyone. I was still lovely and welcoming to people who couldn’t communicate as well with me but the manners barrier is immense sometimes. No one is there for friendship, conversation or a smooth shift. It’s a ‘who cares, just get my job done and that’s it’ attitude which is fine, but not for £7 an hour. Lord, the pay puts into perspective how important this job is. Oh and the managers (If that’s who they are, I dont know) have favourites and those are all that they will talk to throughout the shift and give good jobs too, so good luck getting in their good books!
Don’t bother with the agencies out of hours service. I think calling to let someone know you aren’t in the building and haven’t signed out in case of a fire is a pretty important piece of information but apparently the receiver on the other end couldn’t care less. I was given the opportunity for priority shifts as I had been getting on well and hard working (recommended by the lovely lady manager on east side) but when I arrived i was told I was in fact priority to go home first? (I would be told to go home, not asked) How can you offer someone extra shifts and then be told that you’ll be sent home if not needed above regular agency staff.
This is not written to be defamatory but to inform people of how the company is and give my HONEST review as no one has reviewed this company in such depth before. Possibly as it has been deleted. These were my experiences and may not reflect that of someone else. The company may read this and amend the issues discussed which would make for an all round better company work ethic.