Aberlour Children's Charity

Unclaimed profile

Uh oh. Aberlour Children's Charity hasn’t committed to creating great jobs yet.

Breakroom helps companies reach the next generation of candidates.

If you’re from head office, sign up here to get started on your Breakroom journey.

Claim your profile

Dismiss

Aberlour Children's Charity provides support to children and families across Scotland. They provide residential and fostering services, support in recovery, support for those with disabilities and provide immediate relief for those facing financial hardship.

aberlour.org.uk

Rating based on 14 employees who took the Breakroom Quiz

About jobs at Aberlour Children's Charity

Pay

    Okay
  • Only some people get paid breaks

    Do workers at Aberlour Children's Charity get paid breaks?

    Sometimes. Only some people get paid breaks.

    How we know this

    64% of people say they don’t get paid breaks.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between April 2022 and March 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job should have paid breaks.

    You should be paid for all your time at work, whether you’re on a break or not.

Hours and flexibility

    Okay
  • Can be hard to book holiday

    How easy is it to book a holiday at Aberlour Children's Charity?

    Some people find it hard to book holiday.

    How we know this

    40% of people report it’s hard to book holidays.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between April 2022 and March 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

  • Good
  • Most people find it easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it to take sick leave at Aberlour Children's Charity?

    Most people find it easy to take sick leave.

    How we know this

    82% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between April 2022 and March 2024.

    Why this matters

    Everyone gets sick sometimes. You should be able to take time off when you need to.

    A good job should support you when you’re unwell and have systems in place that will allow you to take time off to recover when you need it.

Workplace

    Needs improving
  • Most people don’t get proper breaks

    Do people at Aberlour Children's Charity get proper breaks?

    Most people don’t get proper breaks.

    How we know this

    82% of people report that they don’t get to take proper breaks.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between April 2022 and March 2024.

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

  • Needs improving
  • Most people are stressed

    Is it stressful to work at Aberlour Children's Charity?

    Most people feel stressed here.

    How we know this

    100% of people say they often feel stressed at work.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between April 2022 and March 2024.

    Why this matters

    Work isn’t always easy, but if you’re frequently feel stressed, that’s not good.

    Your employer should support you with enough people and resources to get your job done without feeling overwhelmed.

  • Okay
  • Only some people recommend their team

    Do people at Aberlour Children's Charity recommend working with their team?

    Only some people recommend working with their team.

    How we know this

    60% of people report that they wouldn’t recommend working with their immediate team to a friend.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between April 2022 and March 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job means enjoying the place where you work.

    The people you work with every day really matter. They can be the difference between a terrible day and a great one.

    If you’d recommend your team to a friend, this shows that something’s going right.

  • Okay
  • Only some people get enough training

    Do people get enough training when they start at Aberlour Children's Charity?

    Some people did’t get enough training when they started.

    How we know this

    55% of people report they didn’t get enough training when they started working here.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between April 2022 and March 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

  • Needs improving
  • Head office doesn’t understand what’s happening

    Do people think Aberlour Children's Charity head office understands what's happening where they work?

    Most people think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work.

    How we know this

    70% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners don’t have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between April 2022 and March 2024.

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

How Aberlour Children's Charity ranks

Aberlour Children's Charity ranks joint 48th to work for out of charities.

  1. 48= Young Epilepsy
    7.1
  2. 48= Aberlour Children's Charity
    7.1
  3. 48= Prior's Court
    7.1

Rankings are based on Breakroom Ratings for employers with 5 or more Breakroom Quiz responses, accurate as of 19 April 2024.

Aberlour Children's Charity job reviews

  • Best thing

    Pay, holiday entitlement

    Worst thing

    Unable to get disability accomidations despite being a disability confident employer. Management unwilling to admit their mistakes and communication was dreadful throughout the company

    1.1

    Aberlour Children's Charity Employee, April 2022