Samaritans

Samaritans

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1 out of 51.0
last year

Manager

Dec 2020

Manager

New South Wales, Australia

Terrible experience don’t waste your time

The good things

Not many positives about this Company
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The challenges

Management don’t follow up on complaints
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5 out of 55.0
last year

Disability Support Worker

Oct 2020

Disability Support Worker

New South Wales, Australia
1 to 2 years in the role,

Great organisation to work for

The good things

Great pay, supportive staff and management.
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The challenges

Casual work, challenging behaviours of clients.
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5 out of 55.0
2 years ago

House Manager

May 2020

House Manager

New South Wales, Australia
7 to 8 years in the role, current employee

Positive team environment

The good things

Person centred approach, support, team morale is positive, diversity
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The challenges

Communication lacks at times, decisions being made without consultation.
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1 out of 51.0
2 years ago

Support Worker

Mar 2020

Support Worker

NSW, Australia

Disgusting

The good things

Clients are amazing and deserve so much more then what they receive
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The challenges

Money hungry. No thought or care for clients. Don’t work here.
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5 out of 55.0
2 years ago

Case Manager

Mar 2020

Case Manager

Central Coast NSW, Australia
1 to 2 years in the role, current employee

Awesome organisation

The good things

Very supportive environment, love my colleagues and upper management is personable and accessible
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The challenges

The nature of the work is difficult, as to be expected
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5 out of 55.0
2 years ago

Support Worker

Mar 2020

Support Worker

Hamilton North NSW, Australia
3 to 4 years in the role, current employee

I work with a good team.

The good things

Very supportive organisation, always will to help workers.
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The challenges

Sometimes not enough work for casual.
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1 out of 51.0
2 years ago

Client Services Officer

Mar 2020

Client Services Officer

Warabrook NSW, Australia
3 to 4 years in the role, former employee

Don't bother. There's so much better out there!

The good things

Salary Packaging is a bonus. Alot of really great passionate staff.
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The challenges

Way too top heavy! Managers that can't speak English or communicate effectively. Low pay compared to other industries. Much better jobs out there.
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1 out of 51.0
2 years ago

Support Worker

Jan 2020

Support Worker

Newcastle NSW, Australia
5 to 6 years in the role, former employee

Best day was the last day and it had nothing to do with the clients

The good things

You get to go home on time if you are lucky
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The challenges

Getting management to listen to you if there is a problem. They will fob you off and do nothing
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3 out of 53.0
2 years ago

emergency releif officer

Nov 2019

emergency releif officer

Taree NSW, Australia
5 to 6 years in the role, former employee

some good some really bad

The good things

because of this work was also through a church then was good they was hardly seen
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The challenges

if you was too accused then they do not back you up or give a fully apology for the mis - judgement.
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2 out of 52.0
2 years ago

Manager

Nov 2019

Manager

Newcastle NSW, Australia
1 to 2 years in the role, former employee

What Samaritans' management says and what they do are in direct contradiction, leading to no clear planning and lack of direction!

The good things

Helping those in need to improve the quality of their life
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The challenges

Controlling management practices (eg. continuous cancellation of meetings), bad culture within the management heirachy, no decision making, nepitism, non-compliant practices
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