Chef manager at Bupa

People in this role may also be known as chefs or head chef.

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

How much does Bupa pay chef managers?

Chef manager at Bupa
£10.46–11.92
Typical range
£8.20–13.00

Chef manager employees at Bupa are typically paid £10.46–11.92 an hour, based on data from 6 employees.

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What is management like for chef manager employees at Bupa?

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  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    Do chef managers think Bupa 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

    17% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work

    Based on information from 6 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.

  • Managers aren’t respectful

    Do chef managers at Bupa feel treated by respect by their managers?

    People don’t feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    17% of people say they’re 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

    Working with a variety of sidferent dentists with different skills srts so its an interesting job

    Worst thing

    Poor management, very difficult and demanding patients who feel they are entitled to everything free

    3.4

    Employee, July 2021

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What are the hours like for chef manager employees at Bupa?

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  • Not easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it for chef managers to take sick leave at Bupa?

    People find it hard to take sick leave

    How we know this

    0% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

  • People don’t get proper breaks

    Do chef managers at Bupa get proper breaks?

    People don’t get proper breaks

    How we know this

    0% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 6 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.

Not great
  • Not easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for chef managers to book a holiday at Bupa?

    Most people find it hard to book holidays

    How we know this

    33% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 6 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.

Good
  • No unpaid extra work

    Do chef managers at Bupa do extra work that they don't get paid for?

    Rarely. Most people don’t do unpaid extra work

    How we know this

    33% 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.

Excellent
  • No short notice shift changes

    Do Bupa managers change chef managers shifts at short notice?

    Managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice

    How we know this

    17% of people say their manager 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.

  • 4+ weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do chef managers get of their shift pattern at Bupa?

    People get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

    How we know this

    • 17% report getting one week notice or less
    • 0% report getting two weeks notice
    • 0% report getting three weeks notice
    • 83% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 0% 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.

Here’s a recent review that mentions hours:

  • Best thing

    Paid for every hour (due to length of time worked there)

    Worst thing

    Stressful, lack of respect, underpaid for amount of work done and mental/physical strain caused

    3.8

    Employee, June 2021

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What is career progression like for chef managers at Bupa?

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  • No career progression

    Are chef managers given support to progress at Bupa?

    People aren’t given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 17% of people report 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 6 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.

Not great
  • Not enough training

    Do chef managers get enough training when they start at Bupa?

    Most people don’t get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    33% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 6 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 chef managers at Bupa

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  • Best thing

    Close team members.

    Worst thing

    Lack of communication. Hours not knowing what shift I’m on one week to next makes childcare really difficult

    2.1

    Head chef, October 2020

  • Best thing

    I enjoy seeing the residents eating their meals.

    Worst thing

    Management and their misunderstanding of how hard the job is. The wage.

    4.5

    Chef manager, August 2020

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How Bupa ranks

Bupa ranks 11th to work for in chef employers

  1. 9= The Restaurant Group
    5.5
  2. 11 Bupa
    5.4
  3. 12= Compass Group
    5.3