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What's your job, what time do you leave the house / get home?

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MiniLittleMadam Mon 21-Jul-14 18:23:38

I'm out 7am -7pm (on a good day). On a bad day can be much later home.

Wondering what's average and what jobs get home at a decent hour!

mrsballack Mon 21-Jul-14 18:30:08

Tube driver, shifts start between 0445 and 2300 and finish between 1100 and 0730. (So might have a week of 0445-11/12, then various starts right up to nights 2300-0730) but generally 8 hours a day. Commute is 1 1/2 hours each way.

FourEyesGood Mon 21-Jul-14 18:31:22

Teacher (secondary, full-time). I leave the house at 7.30am and generally get home at 5pm. Parents' evenings and other such fun events mean I sometimes get home at around 8pm, but they're not very often.

As a possibly irrelevant aside, I usually do 2 hours of marking / planning in the evening when the DCs are in bed.

Roll on 3.15pm on Wednesday! We must be among the last schools to break up this summer.

Healthcare I leave the house at 6.45am and get home at 9pm.
I need a job closer to avoid the 30 min drive each way.

PeppermintInfusion Mon 21-Jul-14 18:36:26

Work in IT/office based, leave at 7.45, work 8.30-5.30, home for 6.15.

Lalalablah Mon 21-Jul-14 18:37:23

Resus nurse...

Leave the house at 5.30am, get back home by 9pm. This includes time both ways to take kids to childcare.

NatashaBee Mon 21-Jul-14 18:41:28

leave at 7.30, drop DS off, start at 8. Finish at 4.30, pick DS off, home by 5. Can't stand my job but I am lucky with my commute.

That's a long day, Lalalablah. Is that 5 days a week?

Littlestrickle Mon 21-Jul-14 18:43:01

I'm a PA - I leave the house at 7.45am and get home at 6pm

Ememem84 Mon 21-Jul-14 18:43:55

Leave at 745 home by 630 on a good day. Takes half hour to walk to work. I'm finance trust n company.

Lalalablah Mon 21-Jul-14 18:45:12

No it's 3 days which is equates to full time hours. 5 days would kill me ha, I need those four days off to recover. Saying that a lot my colleagues do extra shifts for extra money, I don't know how they do it. Of course the times are reversed for night shifts. Always fun driving home after a long night shift in rush hour traffic on a morning!

MaidOfStars Mon 21-Jul-14 18:46:19

Lecturer - leave at 8:30 (if no early start necessary), home at 8pm.

WestEast Mon 21-Jul-14 18:47:46

Nurse. Depends on shifts usually leave around 6.30 and home around 19.30, I do 'on call' duties so can easily be out of the house and working for 24 hours.

addictedtosugar Mon 21-Jul-14 18:48:08

Leave house at 7.25, get home between 4.15 and 5 usually. That includes picking up / dropping off kids. I run at lunchtime 1-2 times a week.

Occasionally travel, when it is anything from 4am start to midnight return, and several nights away from home.

I'm a medical writer I do 9-5 but leave at 7:30 and get home at 6:30. Post-DS they've let me do 2 days from home, which is bliss.

WeDONTneedanotherhero Mon 21-Jul-14 18:49:50

Social worker, I leave the house just before 8am and get home at about 7pm on an average day. But if something kicks off with one of the children/teenagers it can be any time, including early hours of the morning.

Chasingsquirrels Mon 21-Jul-14 18:53:09

Leave home 8.35, drop kids at school, get to work around 9.15.
Leave work 2.30, pick kids up from school at 3, get home around 3.10.

MrsBungle Mon 21-Jul-14 18:54:50

HR consultant. I leave 7:30 ish and get home 5 ish. I only work 10 minutes away.

BikeRunSki Mon 21-Jul-14 18:55:07

Civil engineer, flexi time, work 148 hrs month, hours are anytime between 7am-7pm, but working sensibly around meetings, availability and site hours.

TheReluctantCountess Mon 21-Jul-14 18:57:22

Cor there are some long hours mentioned.

I'm a teacher. Leave at 7.30am and get home 6pm.

Iamblossom Mon 21-Jul-14 18:59:36

Work from home. grin. On days when I have meetings I choose what time they are on the whole to fit in with dc drop off and pick up times.

IT Sales

SeattleGraceMercyDeath Mon 21-Jul-14 19:00:02

Midwife, leave at 6am and get home any time up to around half 9. It's miserable.

SilentBob Mon 21-Jul-14 19:00:16

I was, up until very recently, in hospitality. Left home at 7am- school run then in work for 8am. School run again from 2.30-3.30 then back to work and home for (on a good day) midnight or (on a function for example) 3am ish. I sometimes wangled a day off but in general this was 7 days a week.

Now- nursery chef. Leave home at 7.30am, back for 2.30pm at the very latest. I have never had hours like these before- it's a revelation I can tell you!

I think I may win the prize. grin

Waitress. Five minute commute. Leave the house at 9.30, get home at 4.30. Quite a bit of weekend working but leaves me lots of time for kids, dog walking, cooking, sorting out the house etc. My job will never make me rich but I know I am lucky.

DuckandCat Mon 21-Jul-14 19:01:26

Primary School Teacher.

Leave at about 7.50am, home 6ish. Very short commute.

askyfullofstars Mon 21-Jul-14 19:02:00

I produce evidence base documents for our Local Authority planning strategic planning dept (sounds wanky putting my job rather than title....but I dont have a title sad booo)
Leave about 745 home about 545.
Unless we have a consultation/inquiry....then its same time out but back about 8/9 pm.

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