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Staff
Friendly staff and supervisers, I had a laugh while working, very relaxed company to work for.
As the staff are around the same age there is no atmosphere.
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horrible place to work for
Im disabled and knowsley council got rid of me and iv not got a job since im autistic and the council didn't cater for my needs the mangers are horrible put loads of pressure on you and don't respect you
Pros
none
Cons
short lunch breaks
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Productive
Productive and very good place to work with a supportive team career progressive is there for the people who work hard.

Very good pension and lots of overtime
Pros
good working conditions
Cons
long hours
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Knowsley Council
The job was interesting as no day the same but workforce you work with are not very nice to work with and also are bullies .Job involved grass cutting with a ride on machine and rubbish removable
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Knowsley Council
Great time working for the council, due to austerity my position was made redundant, reluctant to leave.
Fair employee.

Ongoing training

Continues development
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Knowsley council
Iv worked for Knowsley council for over 20 years Iv enjoy my time at Knowsley council Iv gained experience in all aspects of care I have enjoyed working here but find the sleep overs hard as I don’t sleep well in a strange house they have very good pay scale and it is a good company but I just feel I need a change and would like not to do sleepovers
Pros
Very good staff moral
Cons
Long hours and sleep overs
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Professional and forward thinking central to service users needs etc
Worked for a fantastic team just ready for a new challenge and broaden my horizons.flexiable with family and will try to accommodate as best as they can
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productive fun
typical day at work is emptying loads of bins. in different areas and sometimes days don't run as smooth as you would like them to with a lot of residents not happy.
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Normal work day
Getting up at 5am to get into work for 6, then starting work after knowing which tesm i will be working with for that day, different area can be difficult but some are easy enough to where you will be finished at 2 and going home to enjoy the rest or the day but id rather put the hard work in knowing i was able to go home early it was an easy enough job until it rained and then getting wet pushing heavy bins around but it was easy enough to keep you head down and crack on.
Pros
Early days
Cons
Bad weather
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A good place to work
I enjoy my job although it is getting harder due to budget cuts more is expected. A lot of change in recent years due to new legislation. Very challenging and rewarding.
Pros
discount of council run gyms
Cons
budget cuts means more work.
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better work ethic
gd company no respect for there agency workers tho a day her and there last min calls to come in at 6 in morning to be on stand by general stuff thanks
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coucil worker
working for the council was a good job
salary was good

was doing different job each day

only down side was the weather

hours was days

learn new skils
Pros
being out side
Cons
getting wet
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nice place to work
only worked ruffwod school in kirkby for 6 months, but it really was a nice place to work, staff were really nice and friendly and it was so relaxed despite it being a high school
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Good place to work
Varied work, good set of colleagues, overtime available, good rate of pay, good management to work for. Enjoyed working with members of the public and working hours.
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Interesting
I went on work experience An visited restaurants and food eating places to check whether their health and hygiene standards were up to scale and if not we would give them a warning and drop down their food hygiene score
Pros
go to different food places and experience more
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Productive and fun workplace
Most enjoyable part of the job is teaching children new things everyday, and watching them grow and flourish in new environments. The stuff I have learnt on the job
Pros
13 weeks holiday
Cons
Pay
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Good
I have had a very good experience working with Knowsley Council. I have had no issues with working for Knowsley Council and would recommend it to someone looking to apply.
Pros
good organisation
Cons
None
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Na
Worked here as work experience for high school for 2 weeks. i spend a couple of days around the council in different areas/departs. Everyone was very friendly and welcoming.
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hours didnt suit
hours didnt suit and no garente of work but on a whole not bad as i learn about food and cleaning solutions not much to say about it really it was what it was.
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Poor management
They pay is good also the working hours but the management are not very great they talk down to you and do not treate there staff with any respect and also are made to do jobs higher than there pay grade when there is people that get paid for that job a refuse to do it
Pros
Poor management also spoken to poorly by management
Cons
Good pay good hours
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fun workplace
Knowsley Council is a great place to work. The management at Knowsley are second to none in that they lead by example. Excellent culture and very supportive staff, peers and management.
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