NHS Scotland
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I enjoy my job as registered nurse. Every day is different and seeing patients getting better is so rewarding. Team working is excellent and you will make friends for life
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Repetitive and boring

Underpaid and undervalued and management are never about to help. Customers vent their anger throughout your day due to nhs failures. Long waiting times and not sufficient staff numbers to deal with enquiries
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Insights into NHS Scotland

Based on 68 survey responses
What people like
  • Fair pay for job
  • Ability to learn new things
  • Clear sense of purpose
Areas for improvement
  • Support from manager
  • Sense of belonging

Good to work for

Good company to work forBrilliant pensionGreat staffAlways there for support if you need itPlenty learning opportunities available for you to investigate
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Great place to work motivated team. Lots of training and encouragement to enhance your professional development. Shift pattern helps to support worker life balance
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Great Job Satisfaction

Great employer but very busyShift work manageable but not family friendly. Enhanced pay for overnight shifts but often mixed with day shifts so hard to get into sleep routine.
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Nhs highland

Good to work for. Supporting managers. Good hours in my department. Happy in my place of work. Would recommend. Have worked here for over 8 years. Excerpts occ health department
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Good work experience

I enjoyed my time there. Learned a lot working with a variety of people and enjoyed team working. there can be some drama and favouritism an overall gossipy culture.
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Excellent place to work

Highly recommend , great benefits and annual leave days. Pay good and overtime available. Friendly environment with lots of helpful people around to help with any enquiries
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It was ok to work for

It was ok to work for, I have been treated better I. Other workplaces but it was ok. Keep your head up and keep work life separate. Quite a toxic environment
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Hard work and staff shortages but training free mostly slow progressionwant it

Hard work staff shortages all the time But you do get training offered Stressful and not a lot of promotion prospects -dead men’s boots a lot of the time
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Physically hard work, but quick shifts. Good support from colleagues and managers. Great annual leave and sick pay support. Great maternity leave. Not a lot of time to learn new skills/concepts. too busy
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Just dont

If your face fits then great but usually youll be left to do all the work whilst the 'clique' either sit on their phones or yell at you for not doing the job of 5 people fast enough. If you dont fit their group then you're out of luck and youll be made aware of that. Work yourself into the ground and do whatever is asked of you just for managers to lie and not even give you the time of day.
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Great Place to Work

Great team work and supportive management. You are respected, listened to and feel part of the team. The community is greatful for your work and you can see the results of your interventions. I highly recommend it.
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Potential to progress

What is the best part of working at the company?Supportive staff, good pay, decent holidays. Opportunities to upskill and develop.What is the most stressful part about working at the company?Working in different settings What is the work environment and culture like at the company?Friendly and supportive team and management What is a typical day like for you at the company?Every day is different, plenty of opportunities to develop
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Great place to work

Great place to work very supportive staff couldn’t ask for better support don’t ever want to leave great breaks great perks, lots of parking can do flexitime also when required
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I see no point in having HR if the people who then ask advice do their own thing. I was increasingly frustrated by managers with no HR qualifications doing what they thought was the right thing to do.Too many mavericks for my peace of mind.
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Administration duties

Booking patients in for appts, assisting clinicians when needed. Very supportive and enjoyable environment. Managers keen to support you when you need it. Fair wage
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Great place to work

Helpful and supportive, make suitable adjustments for work. Good hours and rates of pay. Great team spirit and supportive management. Workload at times is heavy.
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It's ok

Depends on your job, has some issues but not surprising because it's the NHS, and doubt it is just related to scotland. Completely depends on where you work
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The National Health Service (NHS) is the publicly funded healthcare system in the United Kingdom. Here are some reasons why the NHS is good:Free healthcare: The NHS provides free healthcare to all UK residents, regardless of their ability to pay. This means that everyone has access to medical treatment when they need it, without having to worry about the cost.High-quality care: The NHS is staffed by highly trained healthcare professionals who are dedicated to providing the best possible care to their patients. The NHS has some of the best doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals in the world.Physical activity guidelines: The NHS provides physical activity guidelines for adults aged 19 to 64, which include tips on how to achieve 150 minutes of moderate intensity activity a week3. This is important for maintaining good health and preventing chronic diseases.Work experience opportunities: The NHS offers work experience opportunities for people who are interested in pursuing a career in healthcare. This includes advice on setting work plans and tips on how to recruit the best people4.Terms and conditions of service: The NHS terms and conditions of service handbook applies in full to all staff directly employed by NHS organizations, except very senior managers5. This means that NHS staff are entitled to fair pay, benefits, and working conditions.Overall, the NHS is a great healthcare system that provides high-quality care to all UK residents, free of charge. It also offers physical activity guidelines, work experience opportunities, and fair terms and conditions - 
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Good place to work

What is the best part of working at the company?Treated fairly . Friendly environment to work within . Good pay What is the most stressful part about working at the company?Can be hard work keeping up with changes as they tend to happen quite often What is the work environment and culture like at the company?Good environment to work within What is a typical day like for you at the company?As long as you are doing your work you will have no problems
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Overall rating

Based on 158 reviews

Ratings by category

3.4 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.3 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.6 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
2.9 out of 5 stars for Management
3.1 out of 5 stars for Culture

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