Are you getting a good deal at work?
Compare your job to find out

G4S

Breakroom Rating
based on 22 job reviews
5.9/10

G4S job reviews

Find out what G4S jobs are really like…

22 G4S employees have compared their jobs on Breakroom. Find out what they say about pay, hours, shifts and more.

  • 6.1/10

    Security emergency response team

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Not working lots of extra hours
    3. Stressed
    Find out more
    May 2020
  • 4.0/10

    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. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    I'm Left alone.

    Worst thing

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

    Find out more
    April 2020
  • 4.7/10

    Cash in transit driver

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Unsafe workplace
    3. Working lots of extra hours

    Worst thing

    The office

    Find out more
    April 2020
  • 8.8/10

    Security guard

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Proper sick pay
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress

    Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    Finishing time on Friday

    Find out more
    April 2020
  • 6.4/10

    Security Officer

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. No unpaid extra work
    3. Hard to change shifts

    Best thing

    The colleagues

    Worst thing

    Lack of Health and Safety

    Find out more
    April 2020
  • 4.9/10

    Driver

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Hard to change shifts
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    Find out more
    April 2020
  • 4.9/10

    Security officer

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. Hard to change shifts
    Find out more
    March 2020
  • 5.5/10

    Security Officer

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not stressed
    2. Working lots of extra hours
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    Guaranteed hours on contract

    Worst thing

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

    Find out more
    March 2020
  • 2.8/10

    Security driver

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Not enough training
    2. Working lots of extra hours
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    Meeting customers

    Worst thing

    No communication, spoken to badly

    Find out more
    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

    Find out more
    March 2020
  • 4.9/10

    Security officer

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Hard to take holidays
    3. Stressed
    Find out more
    March 2020
  • 8.1/10

    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. No unpaid extra work
    2. Employer understands what’s happening on the ground
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    Find out more
    March 2020
  • 7.6/10

    Customer advice

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Safe workplace
    3. Minimum sick pay
    Find out more
    March 2020
  • 7.8/10

    Driver

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Not stressed
    3. Working lots of extra hours
    Find out more
    March 2020
  • 4.4/10

    Driver

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    Work on my own, time flys in

    Worst thing

    Stress, workload

    Find out more
    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
    Find out more
    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
    Find out more
    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
    Find out more
    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
    Find out more
    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
    Find out more
    January 2020