Manager at British Heart Foundation

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

36 workers in this role at British Heart Foundation have taken the survey.

How much does British Heart Foundation pay managers?

Manager at British Heart Foundation
£8.77–12.37
Typical range
£8.94–17.09

Manager employees at British Heart Foundation are typically paid £8.77–12.37 an hour, based on data from 36 employees.

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What is management like for manager employees at British Heart Foundation?

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  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    Do managers think British Heart Foundation 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

    77% 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 30 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 British Heart Foundation feel treated by respect by their managers?

    Most people feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    73% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 30 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

    Good line manager

    Worst thing

    Bab area manager and management above him do not care about staff

    6.5

    Warehouse assistant, July 2020

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What are the hours like for manager employees at British Heart Foundation?

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  • People do unpaid extra work

    Do managers at British Heart Foundation do extra work that they don't get paid for?

    Yes. People do unpaid extra work

    How we know this

    100% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for

    Based on information from 6 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.

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  • People don’t get proper breaks

    Do managers at British Heart Foundation get proper breaks?

    Most people don’t get proper breaks

    How we know this

    62% of people report that they don’t get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 34 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.

  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do managers get of their shift pattern at British Heart Foundation?

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

    How we know this

    • 17% report getting one week notice or less
    • 50% report getting two weeks notice
    • 0% report getting three weeks notice
    • 17% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 17% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 6 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.

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  • Easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it for managers to take sick leave at British Heart Foundation?

    Most people find it easy to take sick leave

    How we know this

    68% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 34 job reviews

  • Good choice of shifts

    Do managers at British Heart Foundation get to choose the shifts they work?

    Most people get enough choice over which shifts they work

    How we know this

    60% report that their manager gives them enough choice over which shifts they work

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job is flexible around your personal life. This means you get a say in when you prefer to work.

  • No short notice shift changes

    Do British Heart Foundation managers change managers shifts at short notice?

    Most managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice

    How we know this

    67% of people say their manager doesn’t changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    If your manager is often changing your shifts at short notice that’s a sign of poor planning. At a good job you won’t be messed around at the last minute.

Excellent
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for managers to book a holiday at British Heart Foundation?

    People find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    88% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 32 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.

  • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Do managers at British Heart Foundation 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 6 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 of work and the feeling you make a difference

    Worst thing

    Donations can be overwhelming

    9.3

    Employee, July 2021

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What is career progression like for managers at British Heart Foundation?

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  • No career progression

    Are managers given support to progress at British Heart Foundation?

    Only some people are given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 57% 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 35 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.

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  • Enough training

    Do managers get enough training when they start at British Heart Foundation?

    Most people get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    57% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 35 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 managers at British Heart Foundation

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  • Best thing

    Great company to work for, lots of support available.

    Worst thing

    Too much admin

    8.6

    Employee, September 2021

  • Best thing

    Working with a great team of paid staff and volunteers. Working with the public and making money to contribute to Heart research

    Worst thing

    Set budgets but then goal posts moved to y.o.y. pre lockdown. Quest for volunteers always difficult yetexpected to be full of momentum

    4.0

    Employee, August 2021

  • Best thing

    Hours of work and the feeling you make a difference

    Worst thing

    Donations can be overwhelming

    9.3

    Employee, July 2021

  • Best thing

    Selling and making a good profit for research into heart problems

    3.1

    Employee, May 2021

  • Best thing

    Helping heart disease.

    Worst thing

    Pay and too much to do

    6.6

    Employee, April 2021

  • Best thing

    Our team, customers and the cause

    Worst thing

    Staff shortages, too much work, targets

    7.2

    Employee, April 2021

  • Best thing

    Satisfaction knowing you are working for a charity good work relationship with others

    Worst thing

    Over worked never getting breaks
    Always giving us more work to do

    3.8

    Employee, March 2021

  • Best thing

    They actually listen and try to take your views into account. They care

    Worst thing

    The customers have unrealistic expectations that can sometimes be reinforced by the charity

    8.6

    Manager, March 2021

  • Best thing

    Working with the volunteers

    Worst thing

    The amount of work expected for the money

    1.8

    Shop manager, February 2021

  • Best thing

    Working with a variety of different types of people. Working for a great cause.

    Worst thing

    High work load. Low staff.

    5.9

    Employee, February 2021

  • Best thing

    Different every day hrlpingvtovraise money saving lives

    7.6

    Assistant manager, January 2021

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How British Heart Foundation ranks

British Heart Foundation ranks joint 28th to work for in retail store or shop manager employers

  1. 26= Post Office
    5.9
  2. 28= British Heart Foundation
    5.8
  3. 28= British Red Cross
    5.8