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6.0/10

G4S job reviews

75 G4S employees have had their jobs rated on Breakroom.

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  • Best thing

    It’s a calling. If you want to help and make a difference, you don’t do it for the money

    Worst thing

    It can be very stressful especially when shirt staffed

    Controller, November 2020

    • £22,300 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    8.2/10
  • Best thing

    Colleagues are friendly

    Worst thing

    Bad management

    Driver, November 2020

    • £11.56 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    5.5/10
  • Best thing

    Good time off , non stressed job

    Worst thing

    Night shift

    Security officer, November 2020

    • £9.90 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    10.0/10
  • Best thing

    Job satisfaction

    Worst thing

    Unpaid lunch breaks

    Prison custody officer, October 2020

    • £24,800 per year, working a 39 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
    5.2/10
  • Best thing

    Great staff and people to work with easy to book time off

    Worst thing

    Not a full time contract only temporary for 3 months.

    Mobile test operative, October 2020

    • £11.21 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience
    7.9/10
  • Best thing

    Freedom of the roads, workmates

    Worst thing

    Long hours

    Mobile response driver, October 2020

    • £9.06 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    3.8/10
  • Worst thing

    Being kept in the dark all the time & to much cover ups

    Security guard, October 2020

    • £9.70 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    2.6/10
  • Best thing

    MONEY

    Worst thing

    Long hours , dangerous job

    Cit driver, August 2020

    • £12.15 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    5.0/10
  • Best thing

    my shifts set times and sets days off these never change

    Worst thing

    the tape of calls we take it sends you metal

    Customer advice, July 2020

    • £8.74 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    5.2/10
  • Best thing

    Secure

    Worst thing

    Stressing out because not enough help from managment when you need it

    Security guard, July 2020

    • £9.79 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    4.0/10
  • Best thing

    The pay, hours I work and paid breaks I also work Sunday to Thursday each week

    Worst thing

    Management

    Cvit driver, July 2020

    • Manages people
    • £12.15 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    4.5/10
  • Worst thing

    Managers not interested in employees

    Security, July 2020

    • £9.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    3.5/10
  • Best thing

    Paid on time and the other security Officers are good people.

    Worst thing

    Management, hours, trying to get holidays, lack of staff and no morale.

    Security officer, July 2020

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
    2.7/10
  • Best thing

    Flexibility

    Worst thing

    Working conditions and lack of uniform

    Steward, July 2020

    • £10.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    5.5/10
  • Best thing

    Being mobile

    Worst thing

    Being made redundant

    Security officer, July 2020

    • £10.07 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
    7.8/10
  • Best thing

    Company is very flexible with me

    Worst thing

    You are the first to get blamed for anything that goes wrong

    Site manager, June 2020

    • Manages people
    • £11.26 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    7.8/10
  • Best thing

    Being a mobile lone worker

    Worst thing

    Not having a definite finish-time

    Secure driver, May 2020

    • £12.15 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    6.1/10
  • Best thing

    I'm Left alone.

    Worst thing

    Low pay, distances I have to travel, very quiet.

    Security officer, April 2020

    • £8.74 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    3.8/10
  • Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    Finishing time on Friday

    Security guard, April 2020

    • £8.71 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    8.9/10
  • Best thing

    The colleagues

    Worst thing

    Lack of Health and Safety

    Security Officer, April 2020

    • £12.84 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
    6.6/10
  • Best thing

    Guaranteed hours on contract

    Worst thing

    Minimum wage
    Antisocial hours
    Have to work christmas, new year etc
    No sick pay

    Security Officer, March 2020

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    5.2/10
  • Best thing

    Meeting customers

    Worst thing

    No communication, spoken to badly

    Security driver, March 2020

    • £12.15 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    2.7/10
  • Best thing

    4 on 4 off

    Worst thing

    Long hours

    Security officer, March 2020

    • £8.70 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    6.6/10
  • Best thing

    Work on my own, time flys in

    Worst thing

    Stress, workload

    Driver, March 2020

    • £12.15 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    4.2/10
  • Worst thing

    Last minute changes to delivery

    Cash in transit driver, January 2020

    • £11.81 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
    9.4/10