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189 Boots employees have had their jobs rated on Breakroom.

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  • 3.1/10

    No 7 advisor

    • £9.45 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    Talking to customers meeting their needs

    Worst thing

    Staff levels. Targets

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    October 2020
  • 8.0/10

    Customer assistant

    • £9.30 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take sick leave
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Team

    Worst thing

    Not enough staff

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    October 2020
  • 4.5/10

    Customer advisor

    • £9,500 per year, working a 20 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. No paid breaks
    3. Not enough training
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    October 2020
  • 3.1/10

    Assistant manager

    • Manages people
    • £15,000 per year, working a 22 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    3. Not treated with respect

    Best thing

    Company of staff

    Worst thing

    Expectations

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    October 2020
  • 8.6/10

    Pdc driver

    • £9.18 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    No micromanagement

    Worst thing

    Rate of pay

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    October 2020
  • 5.0/10

    Customer advisor

    • £9.21 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Good for people with caring responsiblities
    2. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    3. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Lovely place and staff

    Worst thing

    No organisation and minimal staff

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    October 2020
  • 4.9/10

    Pharmacy advisor

    • £9.15 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. Don’t get proper breaks

    Best thing

    Helping people and. Providing medication

    Worst thing

    Not enough staff

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    October 2020
  • 6.3/10

    Care services customer partner

    • Manages people
    • £12.31 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take sick leave
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. Doing unpaid extra work
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    October 2020
  • 8.9/10

    Manager

    • Manages people
    • £27,000 per year, working a 37 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Proper sick pay
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    Perks

    Worst thing

    Communication

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    October 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Customer advisor

    • £9.30 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not stressed
    2. One week notice of their shifts
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    My colleagues.

    Worst thing

    Open late. Small canteen.

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    September 2020
  • 8.8/10

    Dispenser

    • £9.89 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Treated with respect
    3. One week notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Colleagues and pay

    Worst thing

    Angry customers

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    September 2020
  • 9.4/10

    Dispenser

    • £9.52 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Recommends their team
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    September 2020
  • 5.8/10

    Dispensing assistant

    • £9.70 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Bad for people with caring responsibilities
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    September 2020
  • 6.1/10

    Dispenser

    • £9.70 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Proper sick pay
    3. Not enough training

    Worst thing

    Everything

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    September 2020
  • 4.8/10

    Customer advisor

    • £9.18 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Two weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    Colleagues

    Worst thing

    4am starts

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    September 2020
  • 1.6/10

    Dispenser

    • £9.70 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Hard to take sick leave
    2. No paid breaks
    3. Don’t get proper breaks
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    September 2020
  • 7.0/10

    Customer asisstant

    • £9.15 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    September 2020
  • 2.5/10

    Customer assistance

    • £9.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Don’t get proper breaks
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    September 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Customer advisor

    • £8.19 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Unsafe workplace
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Pay, discount and hours.

    Worst thing

    Understaffed, high theft, lazy staff.

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    September 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Assistant manager

    • Manages people
    • £11.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. No paid breaks
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    The people

    Worst thing

    Unachievable targets

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    September 2020
  • 2.7/10

    Dispenser

    • £9.13 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No paid breaks
    2. Unsafe workplace
    3. Stressed
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    September 2020
  • 4.5/10

    Customer advisor

    • £9.17 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    Colleagues

    Worst thing

    Staff cuts, still expect work to be above standard

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    September 2020
  • 3.8/10

    Assistant manager

    • Manages people
    • £13.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Don’t get proper breaks
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    I get paid

    Worst thing

    Stress

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    September 2020
  • 2.7/10

    Customer assistant

    • £9.30 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No paid breaks
    2. Unsafe workplace
    3. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Some staff

    Worst thing

    Management, favouritism, wrong people in wrong places, not treated by how well you work

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    September 2020
  • 4.4/10

    Business manager

    • Manages people
    • £26,000 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    The people

    Worst thing

    Doing things that arent part of job role. If you have an area manager you dont get on with. Redundancies. Changing contract so they can call you in with minimal notice.

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    September 2020
  • 6.1/10

    Customer advisor

    • £9.20 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    September 2020
  • 7.4/10

    Customer advisor

    • £9.18 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. No paid breaks
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    September 2020
  • 4.2/10

    Dispenser

    • £9.81 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    3. Hard to change shifts
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    September 2020
  • 3.4/10

    Store manager

    • Manages people
    • £25,500 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    It’s the job I’ve always wanted and what I love to do

    Worst thing

    Pressure and not getting the same pay as other managers

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    September 2020
  • 3.1/10

    Customer advisor

    • £9.19 per hour
    • 21–24 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. Hard to change shifts

    Best thing

    Some good staff

    Worst thing

    Managers, pay, rotas, holidays can’t be taken, lazy staff, unfair treatment

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    September 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Customer advisor

    • £9.30 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take sick leave
    2. Hard to change shifts
    3. Not enough training
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    August 2020
  • 8.2/10

    Customer advisor

    • £9.17 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    Colleagues, pay not bad, holiday entitlement

    Worst thing

    Public, late finishes

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    August 2020
  • 4.2/10

    Pharmacy assistant

    • £9.70 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. Hard to take sick leave
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    August 2020
  • 7.8/10

    Pharmacy advisor

    • £9.22 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Proper sick pay
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    People

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    August 2020
  • 7.9/10

    Pharmacy assistant

    • £9.70 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Easy to take sick leave
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress

    Best thing

    Good team reasonably good pay

    Worst thing

    customers working weekends

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    August 2020
  • 7.8/10

    Pharmacy technician

    • £12.71 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Recommends their team
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    August 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Customer advisor

    • £9.18 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Not treated with respect
    3. Not enough training

    Best thing

    The staff

    Worst thing

    The stress

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    August 2020
  • 7.0/10

    Care homes manager

    • Manages people
    • £10.10 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Easy to take holidays
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team
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    August 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Dispenser

    • £8.90 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress

    Best thing

    The people and I like caring and helping the elderly

    Worst thing

    Management t not being professional it's like being at school squabbles

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    August 2020
  • 8.8/10

    Pharmacy advisor

    • £9.94 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Easy to take sick leave
    3. No paid breaks
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    August 2020
  • 10.0/10

    Customer advisor

    • £18,000 per year, working a 37 hour week
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Treated with respect
    3. No unpaid extra work
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    August 2020
  • 5.1/10

    Care services customer partner

    • Manages people
    • £22,500 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. No paid breaks
    3. Hard to take holidays

    Best thing

    I love the team I work with, they are like friends as well as work colleagues

    Worst thing

    The company is too political....toe the line or your face won't fit.

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    August 2020
  • 7.2/10

    Customer assistant

    • £9.60 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Not working lots of extra hours
    3. No paid breaks
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    August 2020
  • 3.7/10

    Pharmacy advisor

    • £9.70 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Unsafe workplace
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress

    Best thing

    Pay, hours

    Worst thing

    Management, treatment

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    August 2020
  • 7.0/10

    Pharmacy technician

    • £10.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    The staff, helping people, learning new things.

    Worst thing

    Work load, rude customers, lack of appreciation form upper management.

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    August 2020
  • 4.2/10

    Pharmacy assistant

    • £9.70 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Not enough training
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    August 2020
  • 6.3/10

    Customer advisor

    • £9.18 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Easy to take sick leave
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    August 2020
  • 9.3/10

    Store manager

    • Manages people
    • £31,000 per year, working a 37 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Proper sick pay
    3. Enough training
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    July 2020
  • 4.3/10

    Business manager

    • Manages people
    • £20,000 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    My 2 girls I work with we work well as a team

    Worst thing

    Communication

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    July 2020
  • 8.0/10

    Pharmacy advisor

    • £9.70 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Enough training
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    July 2020