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Shifts/ days off

Post by Burtonboy » Sat Sep 23, 2017 8:51 pm

I know it will vary from week to week with your shift pattern, but on average how many days off do you get?

Does it average out to 5 days working, two days off a week?

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Re: Shifts/ days off

Post by Beckett » Sat Sep 23, 2017 9:07 pm

Where I am we work 9 days in every fortnight

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Re: Shifts/ days off

Post by TheBhoy » Sat Sep 23, 2017 11:22 pm

Where I work it's 4 days at work 3 days off per week. Not a bad working week to be honest.

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Re: Shifts/ days off

Post by SgtBush » Sun Sep 24, 2017 3:52 am

Average is around 3 days per week
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Re: Shifts/ days off

Post by Andy888 » Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:02 am

My provisional rota is all over the place, aything from 1 day off to 4 in a row off. Think I'm doing 8\9 shifts in a row at 1 point over the next few months. Not complaining, don't mind having irregular days off or an irregular rota.

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Re: Shifts/ days off

Post by YNWA » Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:29 am

How often are the nights Andy at that establishment
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Re: Shifts/ days off

Post by SgtBush » Sun Sep 24, 2017 11:32 am

Nights are around 1 set in 28 week rota.
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Re: Shifts/ days off

Post by roninwarrior83 » Sun Sep 24, 2017 11:34 am

As breaks are unpaid and so added to the length of the shift are they actually protected?? Are you able to use the gym etc while on them?

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Re: Shifts/ days off

Post by Lthenewbie » Sun Sep 24, 2017 11:42 am

And go back to work all sweaty yuck ... your break is exactly that you should take them.

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Re: Shifts/ days off

Post by roninwarrior83 » Sun Sep 24, 2017 11:54 am

There's something called a shower......

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Post by Saxon79 » Sun Sep 24, 2017 12:07 pm

I wouldn't have time to eat my dinner if I went gym then had a shower.
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Re: Shifts/ days off

Post by YNWA » Sun Sep 24, 2017 12:25 pm

SgtBush wrote: ↑
Sun Sep 24, 2017 11:32 am
Nights are around 1 set in 28 week rota.
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Re: Shifts/ days off

Post by Burtonboy » Sun Sep 24, 2017 12:33 pm

SgtBush wrote: ↑
Sun Sep 24, 2017 11:32 am
Nights are around 1 set in 28 week rota.
That's a lot less nights than I imagined I would have to work, so that's a bonus.

I'm assuming staffing levels on nights are a lot less than on day shifts as the offenders are all locked up.

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Re: Shifts/ days off

Post by Xombi » Sun Sep 24, 2017 6:31 pm

Andy888 wrote: ↑
Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:02 am
Not complaining, don't mind having irregular days off or an irregular rota.
Yeah, I like switching up when I'm off... weekends are nice in the summer, but so are weekdays nice to have off so you can get things done while everyone is at work. Sounds good to me.

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Post by Lsteeps » Sun Sep 24, 2017 7:09 pm

roninwarrior83 wrote: ↑
Sun Sep 24, 2017 11:34 am
As breaks are unpaid and so added to the length of the shift are they actually protected?? Are you able to use the gym etc while on them?
My establishment have various sports clubs for staff available at lunch time, football, volley ball, circuit training. This is encouraged as it keeps us fit and encourages team work. You can use the gym, at least at my establishment you can. Usage however does fit around the prisoners and male members of staff do have to use the same changing rooms as prisoners. As I female member of staff I will have the luxury of a female staff only gym and changing room.

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