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Lovely job, rewarding

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A lovely, rewarding job which allows you to provide one-to-one holistic care. Looking for patient's house numbers at night is not always easy though! The manager is caring and understanding which is definitely a bonus!
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Negative and volatile

What is the best part of working at the company?I don’t think there are any positives.What is the most stressful part about working at the company?Management - lack of communication and watching donations being spent on staff for wages and fuel. What is the work environment and culture like at the company?Toxic. It’s not a great culture or an environment where you are encouraged. What is a typical day like for you at the company?Meetings, micromanagement and staring into the abyss.
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Working for Marie curie has really improved my mental health and confidence

What is the best part of working at the company?Excellent communication, everybody is given a chance regardless of disability, race, religion, ethnicity, gender. Absolutely zero discrimination. Everyone is treated as what they are, which is a human being. What is the most stressful part about working at the company?Nothing at all to report. It's all goodWhat is the work environment and culture like at the company?There's a mixture of people from all backgrounds. No specific culture. Everyone is treated equally What is a typical day like for you at the company?Enjoyable, there's always something to do.
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Friendly store supporting a good cause

Store management was great and supported the team with full training. Fun and friendly team supporting a great cause. Gave me valuable retail experience.
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Loved and treasured every minute

What is the best part of working at the company?One of the best Hospices I volunteered in my life, friendly and supportive staff and great line manager.What is the most stressful part about working at the company?Eventually during Covid and applying the changing of giv guidelines all the timeWhat is the work environment and culture like at the company?Everyone is very supportive and friendly, I would say I found a very open minded culture What is a typical day like for you at the company?It was always a joy to be there
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An honour to be welcomed into our patients homes

What is the best part of working at the company?Helping the patients in their time of needWhat is the most stressful part about working at the company?The lack of communication with in the company What is the work environment and culture like at the company?You are to work within your pay gradeWhat is a typical day like for you at the company?Stressful HCAs are passionate about what they do the stress comes from senior management
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Very rewarding

A great place to work. Very rewarding. Change over of management makes the job stressful at times but plenty of support from colleagues. Pay has improved and staff now banded.
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Low moral & under appreciated by management

The patients and the work is very rewarding and there is many good points about Mariecurie. unfortunately recent changes to the team have made staff moral desperately low, the management team don’t appear to be concerned - just feel like a number. Work/life balance isn’t appreciated. Travel time is unrealistic.Covering a large area for work Long shifts and no flexibility No career progression De-skilled and lack of training


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Long hours & undervalued
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Brilliant place to work. Work life balance and so rewarding. You get any positive feedback given to you from the offices and management appreciate you
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Best company I've ever worked for

I worked for Marie Curie for over 2 years and the reason I left was because I relocated and they did not cover the area I relocated to, I was gutted. Working for Marie Curie made me love my job to another level. They paid well, the paid mileage well, they were flexible and going into a client's home I already knew alot about the client before I even met them because they supply a work phone with all the info needed and so I'm able to go in and seem professional and not like I don't know what I'm doing. I also like the security I get from contracted hours, holiday pay and pensions. I miss them so much.Any issues and I felt listened to and to be fair there were never really any issues. This was the Hertfordshire branch. My Manager and Lead Nurse at the time were absolutely amazing. They were understanding of my situation and was helpful in whatever way they could.


Pay well, mileage pay well, contracted hours, security, holiday pay


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Issues from payroll

The job is very rewarding however constant payroll and IT problems made it a stressful place to work. After a night shift having to email manager of IT problems and calling IT sometimes not getting into bed for another hour but not getting paid for all this extra time you were having to put in to fix the IT problems.
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I am compassionate & I love working for Marie Curie. People/colleague’s are very supportive. We all work as a Marie Curie Family in the department. Not one day is ever a dull moment. It’s challenging & rewarding & each day is different.
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Fellow colleagues

Wonderful ward experience staff support was excellent . Started my Specialist Palliative Care experience there in what was the old Huntershill building. Will always have fond memories from working there.
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under paid for the role compared to the rest of the NHS and has no career progression or additional learning, Once you get the hang of the job its rather boring and you have nothing new to learn
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Good introduction to sale and retail

Excellent first foot in the door in retail, would highly recommend working here if you have been out of work for some time.Excellent staff, friendly customers
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Weak Management

Overall I felt that I was rewarded fairly for my work and I have the upmost respect for the charity and the work they do.Unfortunately the fundraising department I worked in was toxic. Particular managers using passive aggressive tactics, thinking it ok to belittle staff and pile their workload off on others. Higher management offering no support, admitting they don’t read their emails and allowing staff to suffer and ultimately leave.


Flexible working, work from home


Less support than you’d think
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Rewarding meeting new people and communicating by listening and making conversation with clients I have never met before.

What is the best part of working at the company?Response when fundraising of how so many have benefitted through support from Marie curie nurses ❤️ .What is the most stressful part about working at the company?Being a volunteer and working mainly in major supermarkets we find fantastic support from the stores and no real stressful part in the fundraising. What is the work environment and culture like at the company?With the colleagues and team split shifts with a maximum of three hours per shift organised by regional manager.
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Lots of training

I worked as a community HCA, you make yourself available for work but never guaranteed a shift. Also would have had last minute calls on days I'd said I was available. Lots of training provided. Most staff lovely to deal with but I found it a hard job as I don't like working nights
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Great company to work for

Would recommend this place to anyone. I learned how to communicate the basic sales skills. The environment was quite rough but the best experience you can.
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Ward team fantastic

Clinical team on the ward absolutely brilliant.Its a privilege to care for those on end of days.Team supports each other wellManagement is very poor and unsupportive of a fantastic team.No opportunity for promotion unless you train as a nurse.Hca's are the back bone of Marie Curie.Oay is very low for the job you do, dealing with death most days and the pay does not reflect what special job the hcas and nurses do.


Only pro is the team


Long hours, physically and mentally tough, poor pay
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Great team and you are supported very well. The job itself is very rewarding knowing you have made a difference to the patients and their families.

What is the best part of working at the company?Job satisfaction and a great team.What is the most stressful part about working at the company?There is lots of driving involved and when working alone it can be stressful.What is the work environment and culture like at the company?It is community based so lots of driving involved. Lone working at times.What is a typical day like for you at the company?Lots of driving. Sometimes with a colleague and sometimes alone. Can be long shifts. Meet lots of different patients and their families.
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Based on 477 reviews

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3.8 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.2 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.5 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
3.8 out of 5 stars for Management
3.9 out of 5 stars for Culture

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