Support Worker (Former Employee) – Dundee – April 20, 2017
Good staff team who work well as a team, was once a good place to work but went very down hill. After going threw a lot of new managers in short periods of time, most of which acted quite unprofessional and offered little to no support for staff in a challenging environment. Lots of incidents with little recording and debriefing. Long serving staff seem to get pushed out, and victimised whilst employing lots of new staff with little to no experience. High staff turnover.
Long hours, unsupportive management, blaim culture
poor management, can accuse you of anything but great staff team
Care Assistant (Former Employee) – North East – April 21, 2017
Poor management promise residents all sorts then dont follow through leaving staff to deal with the fallout. Can accuse you of anything with no proof and get rid of you for it within 3 months so you pay back full induction. Understaffed and far too many agency brought in who arent trained putting full time staff in difficult positions when it came to restraints and sometimes went from 8am until half 2 without dinner or a break due to staffing. Only upside is the rest of the staff were amazing, really banded together as a team and put management to shame!
meals provided, brilliant team
bad management, hours without a break, terminated for false accusations
Support Worker (Former Employee) – Bishop Auckland, Durham – April 16, 2017
Worked there for a whlie and no management support . If you spoke up about thongs you would get sacked also new people do not adere to care plans and are better thought of than those who do , i would advise anybody not to work for these people useing medication to much instead of addressing the issues
Health Care Assistant (Current Employee) – County durham – March 27, 2017
Minimum investment in staff, organisation, infrastructure. More concerned with ticking boxes than providing the care they get paid to deliver. Initial training is rushed and pitifully inadequate for the job. Ongoing training is poorly structured and badly managed. Staff turnover is very high due to low staff morale.
Support Worker/Carer (Former Employee) – Dundee, Angus – January 13, 2017
Very much a blame culture when mistakes or incidents happen rather than taking the time to properly train staff and learn from what has happened. Staff team all lovely but are ground down by a management team who does not listen at all. Very high turnover of staff. They will make large deductions from your salary if you leave within 6 months.
Serious lack of quality training and a management team who cannot lead
Support Worker (Former Employee) – Dundee – November 11, 2016
It was once a good workplace but has, in recent years, declined to low standards for the support workers reflected in its typically high turnover of staff. This has hopefully changed for the better since I left.
Senior Care Assistant (Former Employee) – Port Glasgow – February 11, 2014
The place like all work places has its good points and its bad , mostly good A Typical day at work was helping the clients with personal hygiene, grooming medication and giving them their food .Management most of the time were helpful , co-workers were easy to get on with, friendly, we all worked as a team, The paper work it was constantly getting changed so what you were doing one moment in report wise could be totally different the next day , The most enjoyable part of the job was the interaction with the clients.
long hours, you had to stay on the premisess during your breaks unless given permission by management, which meant you really did not get a brake from the place
Occupational Therapist (Current Employee) – Walton, ENG – September 8, 2013
I have an amazing first post from university within the private sector. I have 1:1 session with my clients each day. This can range from supporting them to find the equipment they need to become more independant to cooking sessions and buliding their life skills. I have learnt many things regarding clients when they are unsettled and supporting them to gain back self control. I have a fantastic unit manager who is very supportive, There is an excellent MDT that work well together. Refecting changes in the ever changing activity diaries for each client. When clients evidence progress through using the recovery star outcome measure
Near to where I live, free parking
Company structure is ever changing and I do not feel secure