Wakefield Council
3.8 out of 5 stars.
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  • Company size
    more than 10,000
  • Revenue
    £500m to £1bn
  • Industry
    Government & Public Administration
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Passenger assistant in West Yorkshire
on 23 March 2020
Enjoy my job but communication needs working on .
Good pay . Be prepared to be passed around when first start ..But this adds to different experiences you come across .Nice to meet different people . Plenty of courses to do while doing your job.
Reablment Assistant in Pontefract
on 3 November 2020
Best council to work for
I worked for Wakefield Council for just over a year on the rehabilitation team in knotitngley. I couldn't of asked for a better set of people to work with. Line managers were all supportive and the overall managers were supportive always. Wakefield Council provided excellent training and training days were always accommodating. I was sad when I had to leave, I've never enjoyed a job so much in my life. A great service. You could always speak to management/colleagues in confidence about any issues in or outside of work.
Reablement assistant in Wakefield
on 26 September 2020
Lovely place to work
Well led and managed, good work life balance and brilliant team work. No nasty office politics, really supportive and productive colleagues and managers.
Teaching Assistant in Castleford, West Yorkshire
on 6 June 2020
my experience is poor, there was no training as promised, no support, asked to do tasked and no help there when required. Asked to do things against child protection legislation.
Customer Service Advisor in Wakefield, West Yorkshire
on 8 May 2020
Soul Destroying Work
Soul Destroying call centre work. Non stop all day. All complaints, no one is ever nice when they call the council as it's always because they need to complain about the shoddy services of Wakefield Council. You will be verbally abused by societies worst on a daily basis. Honestly, don't make yourself this unhappy. Work somewhere else.
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