Waitrose Shop Assistant Reviews

Updated 20 Jan 2021

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3.9
82%
Recommend to a Friend
87%
Approve of CEO
Waitrose Managing Director Rob Collins
Rob Collins
28 Ratings
  1. "Legends"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Shop Assistant in Stroud, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Waitrose part-time

    Pros

    Managers are smart, thus working there is more enjoyable.

    Cons

    The customers can be a bit much.

  2. "Really enjoy working here"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Shop Assistant in Jesmond, England

    I have been working at Waitrose part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good salary and lots of lovely cutomers

    Cons

    I really don't have any

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  3. "shop staff"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Shop Assistant in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Waitrose part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    great company to work for

    Cons

    sometimes busy at peak times

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  4. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Shop Floor Assistant in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Waitrose full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good benefits, management and pay

    Cons

    Working on the same section can get a bit boring

  5. "Great part time work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Shop Assistant in Little Berkhampstead, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Waitrose part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Friendly co-workers and reasonable managers. Stores are also clean and well maintained.

    Cons

    Had issues with pay that took a while to resolve

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  6. "Good"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Shop Floor Assistant in Camberley, England

    I worked at Waitrose part-time

    Pros

    Treated with respect all the time

    Cons

    Hard work every single day

  7. "Good part time job"

    4.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - General Assistant/Shop Floor 

    I worked at Waitrose part-time

    Pros

    Easy job to do part time

    Cons

    Customers can be very annoying

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  8. "Alright job"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Shop Assistant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Waitrose full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good to work at and easy working

    Cons

    Managers hate relationships with other partners

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  9. "fair employer"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Shop Assistant in Winchester, England
    Recommends

    I worked at Waitrose part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good pay and rewards system.

    Cons

    Not good minimum hours for students.

  10. "Good team poor pay"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Shop Floor Assistant in Petersfield, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Waitrose part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    The team I worked with was really good, always a laugh.

    Cons

    Upper management have no clue how to run the business. Pay works on a performance matrix but don't expect to be paid where you perform. I was a grade 4 (very good) but my pay was just above the grade 2 (developing) and it was only moving down each year.

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