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G4S job reviews

50 G4S employees have had their jobs rated on Breakroom.

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  • 4.2/10

    Cash in transit driver

    • £12.15 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. One week notice of their shifts
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    Nothing

    Worst thing

    Management

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    September 2020
  • 7.4/10

    Customer service advisor

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    People

    Worst thing

    Pay

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    September 2020
  • 5.0/10

    Cit driver

    • £12.15 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Hard to take holidays
    3. Not treated with respect

    Best thing

    MONEY

    Worst thing

    Long hours , dangerous job

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    August 2020
  • 7.0/10

    Security

    • £9.26 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team
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    August 2020
  • 2.6/10

    Security officer

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Unsafe workplace
    2. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
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    August 2020
  • 2.6/10

    Guard

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts
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    August 2020
  • 7.8/10

    Senior vault officer

    • Manages people
    • £12.40 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Easy to change shifts
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    August 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Cashier

    • £10.56 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Bad for people with caring responsibilities
    3. Not treated with respect

    Best thing

    Colleagues

    Worst thing

    Management

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    August 2020
  • 9.4/10

    Security

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Safe workplace
    3. Good for people with caring responsiblities
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    July 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Customer advice

    • £8.74 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Hard to take holidays
    3. Minimum sick pay

    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

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    July 2020
  • 4.0/10

    Security guard

    • £9.79 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 change shifts

    Best thing

    Secure

    Worst thing

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

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    July 2020
  • 4.5/10

    Cvit driver

    • Manages people
    • £12.15 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Bad for people with caring responsibilities
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

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

    Worst thing

    Management

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    July 2020
  • 7.4/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £33,000 per year, working a 46 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    3. Stressed
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    July 2020
  • 8.2/10

    Traffic marshal

    • Manages people
    • £11.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Not enough training
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    July 2020
  • 3.5/10

    Security

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Unsafe workplace
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress

    Worst thing

    Managers not interested in employees

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    July 2020
  • 2.7/10

    Security officer

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No paid breaks
    2. Not treated with respect
    3. Working lots of extra hours

    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.

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    July 2020
  • 3.1/10

    Driver

    • £12.12 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice
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    July 2020
  • 4.9/10

    Driver

    • £12.45 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. Hard to take sick leave
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    July 2020
  • 8.8/10

    Security

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Recommends their team
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    Money

    Worst thing

    Tedious

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    July 2020
  • 7.6/10

    Secure driver

    • £12.15 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take sick leave
    2. No unpaid extra work
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    pay

    Worst thing

    workload

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    July 2020
  • 5.8/10

    Cit driver

    • £12.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take sick leave
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. One week notice of their shifts
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    July 2020
  • 5.5/10

    Steward

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    Flexibility

    Worst thing

    Working conditions and lack of uniform

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    July 2020
  • 7.8/10

    Security officer

    • £10.07 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not stressed
    2. Recommends their team
    3. Working lots of extra hours

    Best thing

    Being mobile

    Worst thing

    Being made redundant

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    July 2020
  • 7.8/10

    Site manager

    • Manages people
    • £11.26 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Paid breaks
    3. Not enough training

    Best thing

    Company is very flexible with me

    Worst thing

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

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    June 2020
  • 2.6/10

    High value logistics

    • £12.15 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. Working lots of extra hours

    Best thing

    Home time

    Worst thing

    Poor management

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    June 2020
  • 4.7/10

    Admin

    • £12.07 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Hard to take holidays
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    June 2020
  • 6.3/10

    Security emergency response team

    • £8.88 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. No unpaid extra work
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    May 2020
  • 6.1/10

    Secure driver

    • £12.15 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Easy to take holidays
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    Being a mobile lone worker

    Worst thing

    Not having a definite finish-time

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    May 2020
  • 3.8/10

    Security officer

    • £8.74 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Don’t get proper breaks
    3. Unsafe workplace

    Best thing

    I'm Left alone.

    Worst thing

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

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    April 2020
  • 4.5/10

    Cash in transit driver

    • £12.15 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. Working lots of extra hours

    Worst thing

    The office

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    April 2020
  • 8.9/10

    Security guard

    • £8.71 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. No unpaid extra work
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress

    Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    Finishing time on Friday

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    April 2020
  • 6.6/10

    Security Officer

    • £12.84 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. Easy to take sick leave
    3. Hard to change shifts

    Best thing

    The colleagues

    Worst thing

    Lack of Health and Safety

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    April 2020
  • 4.7/10

    Driver

    • £11.75 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. Hard to change shifts
    3. Hard to take holidays
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    April 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Security officer

    • £9.00 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. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    March 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Security Officer

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 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. Working lots of extra hours

    Best thing

    Guaranteed hours on contract

    Worst thing

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

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    March 2020
  • 2.7/10

    Security driver

    • £12.15 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Working lots of extra hours
    2. Hard to take sick leave
    3. Hard to take holidays

    Best thing

    Meeting customers

    Worst thing

    No communication, spoken to badly

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    March 2020
  • 6.6/10

    Security officer

    • £8.70 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Safe workplace
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    4 on 4 off

    Worst thing

    Long hours

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    March 2020
  • 4.6/10

    Security officer

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Not enough training
    3. Hard to take holidays
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    March 2020
  • 8.2/10

    Call taker

    • £19,000 per year, working a 36 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take sick leave
    2. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Not treated with respect
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    March 2020
  • 7.2/10

    Customer advice

    • £8.26 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    March 2020
  • 7.9/10

    Driver

    • £12.15 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Treated with respect
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    March 2020
  • 4.2/10

    Driver

    • £12.15 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Stressed
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice

    Best thing

    Work on my own, time flys in

    Worst thing

    Stress, workload

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    March 2020
  • 9.4/10

    Security officer

    • £13.75 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Not working lots of extra hours
    3. Paid accurately
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    February 2020
  • 3.8/10

    Aso

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 34–44 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    3. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts
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    February 2020
  • 8.1/10

    Event steward

    • £8.50 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Easy to take holidays
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    February 2020
  • 3.6/10

    Driver

    • £12.15 per hour
    • 34–44 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Stressed
    3. Bad for people with caring responsibilities
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    February 2020
  • 7.8/10

    Security officer

    • £8.50 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Easy to take holidays
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
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    January 2020
  • 9.4/10

    Cash in transit driver

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Easy to take holidays

    Worst thing

    Last minute changes to delivery

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    January 2020
  • 3.6/10

    Courier

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 34–44 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. Hard to change shifts
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    January 2020
  • 3.7/10

    Security officer

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. Not treated with respect
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    Colleagues

    Worst thing

    Working hours

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    November 2019