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    Hi all.

    Has anyone worked for bupa as an HCA. Whats appealing me the most is that its guaranteed full time hours.

    I have interviews with other agencies but i think its 0 hour contract and im scared i will not get enough work.

    Whats your opinions.?

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    It may seem scary with agency but I've never had a problem.
    If you want job security and you want a full time contract then why even debate it?

    Agency suits me as I can pick and choose my hours and it fits around uni.
    If you look at the news you can see the amount of places that are short of nurses, never mind other types of staff.
    Agencies wouldn't exist if there wasn't a demand for them.
    Ultimately do what suits you in regards to what your personal circumstances currently are.

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    (Original post by Cellby)
    Hi all.

    Has anyone worked for bupa as an HCA. Whats appealing me the most is that its guaranteed full time hours.

    I have interviews with other agencies but i think its 0 hour contract and im scared i will not get enough work.

    Whats your opinions.?

    Thanks
    It really depends on your circumstances, if you need full time hours every week then you would need to take a full time job. It depends whether you need to pay bills/rent etc. and cannot afford to take chances.

    If you can afford to take a chance with an agency then it's another option, but you would need to bear in mind that there is no guarantee of any shifts and it can be very variable from week to week. I do know some people who work full time with an agency, however when I worked with the same one I was offered nowhere near enough shifts to work full time.*
 
 
 
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