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Arriva

Breakroom Rating
based on 22 job reviews
6.0/10
  • UK
  • Public transport
arriva.co.uk

Arriva job reviews

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22 Arriva employees have compared their jobs on Breakroom. Find out what they say about pay, hours, shifts and more.

  • 5.5/10

    Minibus driver

    • £21,000 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. One week notice of their shifts
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    April 2020
  • 10.0/10

    Pcv driver

    • £11.11 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Safe workplace
    3. Not working lots of extra hours
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    April 2020
  • 3.8/10

    Driver

    • £11.30 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Not enough training
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    The regular customers I meet on a day to day basis.

    Worst thing

    The same members of staff getting all the cream.

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    April 2020
  • 4.2/10

    Bus driver

    • £12.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Two weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    Meeting people

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    April 2020
  • 5.5/10

    Bus driver

    • £10.48 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Stressed
    3. Not treated with respect
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    March 2020
  • 7.9/10

    Bus driver

    • £12.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Safe workplace
    3. Stressed
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    March 2020
  • 6.4/10

    Bus driver

    • £10.48 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Good for people with caring responsiblities
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice
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    March 2020
  • 7.2/10

    Bus driver

    • £12.76 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team
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    March 2020
  • 4.6/10

    Duty manager

    • Manages people
    • £15.36 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Stressed
    3. Not treated with respect
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    March 2020
  • 4.7/10

    Bus driver

    • £11.30 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Bad for people with caring responsibilities
    3. Not treated with respect
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    March 2020
  • 8.2/10

    Pcv driver

    • £10.60 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Proper sick pay
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    Shifts and rota

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    March 2020
  • 5.9/10

    Bus driver

    • £12.89 per hour
    • 34–44 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Not treated with respect
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    Pay

    Worst thing

    Hours rota system.

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    February 2020
  • 3.6/10

    Driver

    • £16.38 per hour
    • 55–64 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Bad for people with caring responsibilities
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    February 2020
  • 4.9/10

    Bus driver

    • £11.90 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. No paid breaks
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    February 2020
  • 6.8/10

    Bus driver

    • £10.60 per hour
    • 34–44 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Recommends their team
    3. Hard to change shifts

    Best thing

    Easy money

    Worst thing

    Thankless

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    January 2020
  • 4.6/10

    Bus driver

    • £10.60 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Not treated with respect
    3. One week notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Physically easy

    Worst thing

    Mentally very hard

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    January 2020
  • 6.1/10

    Bus driver

    • £9.70 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Enough training
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    love driving

    Worst thing

    passangers and cash handling

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    December 2019
  • 6.8/10

    Lead driver

    • Manages people
    • £11.20 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Easy to change shifts
    3. No paid breaks
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    December 2019
  • 10.0/10

    Instructor

    • Manages people
    • £53,000 per year, working a 32 hour week
    • 34–44 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Not stressed
    3. Good for people with caring responsiblities

    Best thing

    Hours

    Worst thing

    Shifts

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    November 2019
  • 5.8/10

    Host

    • £12.39 per hour
    • 34–44 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Bad for people with caring responsibilities
    3. Hard to change shifts

    Best thing

    Happy colleagues

    Worst thing

    Complaints

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    November 2019