General assistant at Aramark

People in this role may also be known as retail and sales assistants or retail assistant.

6 workers in this role at Aramark have taken the survey.

How much does Aramark pay general assistants?

General assistant at Aramark
£8.48–9.88
Typical range
£7.10–10.00

General assistant employees at Aramark are typically paid £8.48–9.88 an hour, based on data from 6 employees.

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What is management like for general assistant employees at Aramark?

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  • Managers aren’t respectful

    Do general assistants at Aramark feel treated by respect by their managers?

    Most people don’t feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    67% of people say they’re not treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 6 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.

Here’s a recent review that mentions management:

  • Best thing

    Hours, close proximity to home

    Worst thing

    Managers, salary, stressful

    4.5

    Employee, July 2021

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What are the hours like for general assistant employees at Aramark?

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Bad
  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do general assistants get of their shift pattern at Aramark?

    People don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

    How we know this

    • 60% report getting one week notice or less
    • 0% report getting two weeks notice
    • 0% report getting three weeks notice
    • 0% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 40% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you get plenty of notice about when you’re working.

    This makes it easy for you to plan the rest of life, as well as your finances, because you know how much you’ll be working and when.

Excellent
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for general assistants to book a holiday at Aramark?

    People find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    80% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 5 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.

  • Easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it for general assistants to take sick leave at Aramark?

    People find it easy to take sick leave

    How we know this

    100% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

  • People get proper breaks

    Do general assistants at Aramark get proper breaks?

    People get proper breaks

    How we know this

    100% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 5 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.

  • No unpaid extra work

    Do general assistants at Aramark do extra work that they don't get paid for?

    No. People don’t do unpaid extra work

    How we know this

    100% of people report that they don’t do extra unpaid work

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get paid for any extra work they do, even if it is outside your contracted hours. At a good job, you should be paid for all the time you spend at work.

  • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Do general assistants at Aramark worry about hours?

    People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    How we know this

    100% of people report they don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you shouldn’t have to worry about getting enough hours each week.

    A good job should guarantee you a minimum number of hours in a contract, if you want it.

    This makes it easier to plan your finances, because you know how much you’ll be earning.

Here’s a recent review that mentions hours:

  • Best thing

    Hours

    Worst thing

    Not getting paid correctly

    4.0

    Employee, June 2021

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What is career progression like for general assistants at Aramark?

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  • Enough training

    Do general assistants get enough training when they start at Aramark?

    People get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    80% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 5 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.

Latest reviews from general assistants at Aramark

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  • Best thing

    You meet a variety of different people.
    No day is the same

    Worst thing

    Not enough staff ( prior to covid)

    7.8

    Employee, August 2021

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How Aramark ranks

Aramark ranks joint 84th to work for in retail or sales assistant employers

  1. 84= Aramark
    5.7
  2. 84= Booths
    5.7
  3. 84= Boots
    5.7