Manager at Age UK

People in this role may also be known as retail store and shop managers.

8 workers in this role at Age UK have taken the survey.

How much does Age UK pay managers?

Manager at Age UK
£8.19–10.38
Typical range
£8.92–17.09

Manager employees at Age UK are typically paid £8.19–10.38 an hour, based on data from 8 employees.

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What is management like for manager employees at Age UK?

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  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    Do managers think Age UK head office understands what's happening where they work?

    People think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work

    How we know this

    100% 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 information from 8 job reviews

    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.

Good
  • Managers are respectful

    Do managers at Age UK feel treated by respect by their managers?

    Most people feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    71% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 7 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

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What are the hours like for manager employees at Age UK?

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  • People don’t get proper breaks

    Do managers at Age UK get proper breaks?

    People don’t get proper breaks

    How we know this

    100% of people report that they don’t get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    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.

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  • Not easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it for managers to take sick leave at Age UK?

    Most people find it hard to take sick leave

    How we know this

    63% of people report that it’s hard to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

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  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for managers to book a holiday at Age UK?

    Most people find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    50% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    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.

Here’s a recent review that mentions hours:

  • Best thing

    I decide when I work

    Worst thing

    Not enough hours

    6.1

    Employee, February 2021

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What is career progression like for managers at Age UK?

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Not great
  • Not enough training

    Do managers get enough training when they start at Age UK?

    Most people don’t get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    63% of people report they didn’t get enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    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.

  • No career progression

    Are managers given support to progress at Age UK?

    Only some people are given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 75% of people report not being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

    This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

Latest reviews from managers at Age UK

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  • Best thing

    Every day is different, meet lots of lovely people

    Worst thing

    Short staffed, too much to do

    3.1

    Employee, July 2021

  • Best thing

    Every day is different

    Worst thing

    Not enough staff, hard physical work

    2.5

    Employee, May 2021

  • Best thing

    The people I work directly with

    Worst thing

    Wages barely minimal wage
    Insufficient cover for sickness or holidays
    Forever changing targets

    3.1

    Employee, April 2021

  • Best thing

    No 2 days the same,a great supportive team to work with

    Worst thing

    Volume of work to get through

    7.2

    Manager, February 2021

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How Age UK ranks

Age UK ranks joint 53rd to work for in retail store or shop manager employers

  1. 53= Age UK
    5.3
  2. 53= Dixons Carphone
    5.3
  3. 53= Iceland
    5.3