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Alzheimer's Society is a charity. They support people with dementia and their carers, as well as undertake research.

alzheimers.org.uk

Rating based on 14 employees who took the Breakroom Quiz

About jobs at Alzheimer's Society

Pay

    Okay
  • Only some people get paid breaks

    Do workers at Alzheimer's Society get paid breaks?

    Sometimes. Only some people get paid breaks.

    How we know this

    62% of people say they don’t get paid breaks.

    Based on data from 13 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 2022 and February 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.

  • Good
  • Most people get sick pay

    Do Alzheimer's Society pay sick pay?

    Yes. Most people get proper sick pay.

    How we know this

    90% of people say they would get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work.

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

    Why this matters

    Everyone gets sick sometimes. You should be able to take time off without worrying.

    At a good job you should still get paid if you’re scheduled to work but can’t due to sickness. Your contract should say how many sick days you can take each year.

    This is more than the legal minimum, which says you should only get paid if you are unwell for 4 full days. See Citizens Advice for more details.

Hours and flexibility

    Good
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it to book a holiday at Alzheimer's Society?

    Most people find it easy to book holiday.

    How we know this

    92% of people report it’s easy to book holidays.

    Based on data from 13 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 2022 and February 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 Alzheimer's Society?

    Most people find it easy to take sick leave.

    How we know this

    69% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick.

    Based on data from 13 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 2022 and February 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

    Okay
  • Only some people get proper breaks

    Do people at Alzheimer's Society get proper breaks?

    Some people don’t get proper breaks.

    How we know this

    42% of people report that they don’t get to take proper breaks.

    Based on data from 12 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 2022 and February 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.

  • Okay
  • Some people are stressed

    Is it stressful to work at Alzheimer's Society?

    Some people feel stressed here.

    How we know this

    67% of people say they often feel stressed at work.

    Based on data from 12 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 2022 and February 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 enjoy their job

    Do people at Alzheimer's Society enjoy their jobs?

    Only some people enjoy their job.

    How we know this

    36% of people report they don’t enjoy their job.

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

  • Okay
  • Only some people recommend their team

    Do people at Alzheimer's Society recommend working with their team?

    Only some people recommend working with their team.

    How we know this

    54% of people report that they wouldn’t recommend working with their immediate team to a friend.

    Based on data from 13 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 2022 and February 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 Alzheimer's Society?

    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 March 2022 and February 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.

  • Okay
  • Only some people get support to progress

    Are people given support to progress at Alzheimer's Society?

    Only some people are given support to progress here.

    How we know this

    In the last year, 64% 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 data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 2022 and February 2024.

    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.

  • Good
  • Most people feel well informed by head office

    Do workers feel well informed about how Alzheimer's Society is doing?

    Most people feel well informed about how the company is doing.

    How we know this

    90% of people feel that they are kept well informed about how the company is doing as a whole.

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

    Why this matters

    At a good job, there should be a supportive relationship between the people working on the frontline serving customers and the people who own the company or work in head office.

    You should be kept informed about how the company is doing as a whole, both in good times and when things get tough for the business.

How Alzheimer's Society ranks

Alzheimer's Society ranks joint 40th to work for out of charities.

  1. 40= Family Action
    7.1
  2. 40= Alzheimer's Society
    7.1
  3. 40= Action For Children
    7.1

Rankings are based on Breakroom Ratings for employers with 5 or more Breakroom Quiz responses, accurate as of 26 February 2024.

Pay ranges at Alzheimer's Society

  1. £12.04-13.56 per hour

Alzheimer's Society job reviews

  • Best thing

    The people and purpose is fulfilling. It’s good work.

    Worst thing

    It’s quite a lot of spreadsheets and processes

    9.9

    Alzheimer's Society Employee, November 2023

  • Best thing

    The service users.

    Worst thing

    The admin covering other areas work & poor staff retention

    3.4

    Alzheimer's Society Employee, July 2022