5.4

Compass Group

Domestic at Compass Group

People in this role may also be known as cleaners and domestics.

13 workers in this role at Compass Group have taken the survey.

How much does Compass Group pay domestics?

Domestic at Compass Group
£8.56–10.04
Typical range
£8.44–10.40

Domestic employees at Compass Group are typically paid £8.56–10.04 an hour, based on data from 13 employees.

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What is management like for domestic employees at Compass Group?

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  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    Do domestics think Compass Group 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

    83% 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 12 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 domestics at Compass Group feel treated by respect by their managers?

    Most people feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    60% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 10 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

    The family feeling get with your team, the managers do really care about you as an employee and you as a person

    Worst thing

    Unsociable hours

    9.3

    General manager, November 2020

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What are the hours like for domestic employees at Compass Group?

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  • Not easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it for domestics to take sick leave at Compass Group?

    Most people find it hard to take sick leave

    How we know this

    58% of people report that it’s hard to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 12 job reviews

Good
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for domestics to book a holiday at Compass Group?

    Most people find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    67% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 12 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 choice of shifts

    Do domestics at Compass Group get to choose the shifts they work?

    Most people get enough choice over which shifts they work

    How we know this

    62% report that their manager gives them enough choice over which shifts they work

    Based on information from 13 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.

  • People get proper breaks

    Do domestics at Compass Group get proper breaks?

    Most people get proper breaks

    How we know this

    58% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 12 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.

Excellent
  • No short notice shift changes

    Do Compass Group managers change domestics shifts at short notice?

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

    How we know this

    100% of people say their manager doesn’t changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 13 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 domestics get of their shift pattern at Compass Group?

    People get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

    How we know this

    • 8% report getting one week notice or less
    • 0% report getting two weeks notice
    • 0% report getting three weeks notice
    • 8% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 85% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 13 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.

  • No unpaid extra work

    Do domestics at Compass Group do extra work that they don't get paid for?

    No. People don’t do unpaid extra work

    How we know this

    83% of people report that they don’t do extra unpaid work

    Based on information from 12 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 domestics at Compass Group worry about hours?

    People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    How we know this

    75% of people report they don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Based on information from 12 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

    Pay, high expectations that can’t be achieved, working with Miserable people. Everything put on me. Lack of respect. Bullying

    4.7

    Employee, April 2021

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What is career progression like for domestics at Compass Group?

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  • No career progression

    Are domestics given support to progress at Compass Group?

    Only some people are given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 60% 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 10 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.

Excellent
  • Enough training

    Do domestics get enough training when they start at Compass Group?

    People get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    83% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 12 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 domestics at Compass Group

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  • Best thing

    I work alone and a lot of doctors and nurses are very friendly and helpful

    Worst thing

    Expecting me to clean 28 rooms to a high standard in 3hrs very difficult

    7.2

    Employee, June 2021

  • Best thing

    The patients you get to meet

    Worst thing

    Working for a company that never backs you up

    6.3

    Domestic, February 2021

  • Best thing

    Regular and continued work

    Worst thing

    At the moment Covid

    6.8

    Domestic, February 2021

  • Best thing

    I love the team I work with. I like all the girls who work for us

    Worst thing

    Staff shortage and management expecting you to find them!!!

    4.9

    Dinestic supervisor, December 2020

  • Best thing

    Annual leave , enhance payment after 8pm

    Worst thing

    Doing the work of 3 people.

    4.4

    Domestic assistant, November 2020

  • Best thing

    Finishing at 10pm

    Worst thing

    Working Xmas and bank holidays

    7.6

    Domestic assistant, August 2020

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How Compass Group ranks

Compass Group ranks joint 32nd to work for in cleaner or domestic employers

  1. 27= City Facilities Management
    5.5
  2. 32= Compass Group
    5.4
  3. 32= Cordant Services
    5.4