I work 22 hours a week over 5 days NHS on reception. Our job role is going to change and we are coming under a different directorate. We had been told we can change our hours and work in a different area.
I am really struggling since last flare in Jan resulting in 12 weeks off. Been on prednisolone since.
Anyway I was awarded PIP in July so Iwas thrilled and decided to ask for reduction of hours to 18 over 3 days. The fatigue is a big problem.
Well at 4.30 yesterday was told my new hours would be 24 working 3 7.5 hour shifts. I know I cannot physically do it. Told no part time days it is that or 15 hours still full days. Plus I would not know if that would be financially an option if I could do it.
Obviously no one around at that time on a Friday.
Will contact the union on Monday. Fortunately saw occy health end of July who stated I should not work long hour's and a reduction should be considered.
I am just gob smacked and tomorrow I am doing a dog show to raise funds for the hospital Rheum dept.