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Home Bargains is a discount retailer.

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Home Bargains job reviews

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  • Worst thing

    Everything. Managers are rude, tried to make me come in when I had told them I’d been physically sick which is against policy. Wrote me up for not coming in for shifts that were extra and completely sprung on me without letting me know or asking. Kept me and other new members of staff on probation for 11 months and then fired us because they needed to “downsize” but had just hired new people

    1.5

    Home Bargains Employee, June 2022

  • Best thing

    the team and helping customers

    Worst thing

    just the amount of things needed to do

    8.4

    Home Bargains Employee, June 2022

  • Worst thing

    Juggling 3 jobs within the store e. G. Tills stacking and customer advising

    1.3

    Home Bargains Employee, June 2022

  • Best thing

    I have made a best friend from working in my store

    7.3

    Home Bargains Employee, June 2022

  • Best thing

    It’s weekly pay

    Worst thing

    Don’t get treated fairly.
    Just a number.
    Don’t get treated with respect.

    2.8

    Home Bargains Employee, May 2022

  • Best thing

    The team are lovely
    I get regular hours

    Worst thing

    Sometimes stressful

    5.0

    Home Bargains Employee, May 2022

  • Best thing

    10% discount

    Worst thing

    Absolute nightmare to work for. Even harder for disabled workers.

    1.2

    Home Bargains Employee, May 2022

  • Best thing

    Can have a laugh with managment

    Worst thing

    Some of the coworkers and customers

    4.3

    Home Bargains Employee, May 2022

  • Best thing

    Work with some of my best friends

    Worst thing

    Stress

    7.0

    Home Bargains Employee, May 2022

  • Best thing

    The colleagues you work with

    1.5

    Home Bargains Employee, May 2022

  • Best thing

    People I work with

    Worst thing

    Rude customers

    7.0

    Home Bargains Employee, May 2022

  • Best thing

    The people

    Worst thing

    Not enough hours

    7.3

    Home Bargains Employee, April 2022

  • Best thing

    Shift pattern
    Hours available
    Easy to book holiday/change shifts
    Online training

    Worst thing

    High stress environment

    6.4

    Home Bargains Employee, April 2022

  • Best thing

    The staff

    Worst thing

    Constantly understaffed putting pressure on the rest of us

    5.0

    Home Bargains Employee, April 2022

  • Best thing

    easily pick up shifts

    Worst thing

    management

    3.0

    Home Bargains Employee, April 2022

  • Best thing

    The people I work with. My colleagues are super friendly and are always there for you. Wish i could say the same about the managers.

    2.0

    Home Bargains Employee, April 2022

  • Best thing

    Other employees there are nice to work with

    1.6

    Home Bargains Employee, April 2022

  • Best thing

    Can get extra hours easily
    Can swap shifts with other people through an app
    Management is good and staff are friendly

    Worst thing

    Don't get paid breaks or sick pay

    7.3

    Home Bargains Employee, March 2022

  • Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    Not pay enough

    8.6

    Home Bargains Employee, March 2022

  • Best thing

    all the staff get on

    Worst thing

    your rotten getting changed every week and it not fixed day and time you week can not plan anything like doctors appointments because do not not wot working from one week to the Other are day and times

    4.9

    Home Bargains Employee, March 2022

  • Best thing

    All the staff are very nice

    Worst thing

    Customers are rude. have no regard for when we’ve closed and will stay in the store long after we should have left

    1.2

    Home Bargains Employee, March 2022

  • Best thing

    The staff and customers and it’s a lovely clean bright store

    Worst thing

    Customers coming in the out door when the store has closed, they wait for other customers to leave

    9.5

    Home Bargains Employee, March 2022

  • Best thing

    Manager and supervisors are super chill and treat us workers well
    Friendly regular customers.

    Worst thing

    Days we are under staffed and it gets busy.
    Rude customers

    8.2

    Home Bargains Employee, March 2022

  • Best thing

    The sales assistants and a select few from management roles are some of the best people I’ve ever met

    Worst thing

    The rest of management are bullies and don’t understand what it means to run a shop

    3.7

    Home Bargains Employee, March 2022

  • Best thing

    Great team and working atmosphere

    Worst thing

    It is physically demanding

    9.7

    Home Bargains Employee, March 2022

  • Worst thing

    Having to stay longer than actual shift

    4.6

    Home Bargains Employee, March 2022

  • Best thing

    Can have a joke and a laugh with everyone

    Worst thing

    Unreal expectation from head office in comparison to staff numbers

    6.8

    Home Bargains Employee, February 2022

  • Best thing

    my favourite co worker but she just left rip

    1.5

    Home Bargains Employee, February 2022

  • Best thing

    The staff member you work with are always on your side

    Worst thing

    The shop isn’t safe and has multiple accidents happen each week that get pushed under the rug as well as reminding managers that you need a break

    1.5

    Home Bargains Employee, February 2022

  • Best thing

    Good people to work with.

    Worst thing

    Shifts being changed last minute constantly. Not getting sick pay. Management causing anxiety.

    3.4

    Home Bargains Employee, February 2022

  • Best thing

    Very easy money and nice colleagues

    Worst thing

    Some tasks can be arduous

    8.9

    Home Bargains Employee, February 2022

  • Best thing

    My colleagues

    Worst thing

    Management and customers

    1.6

    Home Bargains Employee, February 2022

  • Best thing

    Relatively low stress, proper breaks with amenities, kind coworkers for the most part.

    Worst thing

    Sometimes customers are blunt and cold and certain staff can belittle you at times

    7.5

    Home Bargains Employee, February 2022

  • Best thing

    Staff

    Worst thing

    Managers, managers, managers, protocols, pay, managers

    1.1

    Home Bargains Employee, February 2022

  • Best thing

    The friends I've made

    Worst thing

    Managers

    3.4

    Home Bargains Employee, February 2022

  • Best thing

    Some of the staff as the place can be a bit like a secondary where they have there own groups

    2.4

    Home Bargains Employee, February 2022

  • Best thing

    The other staff

    Worst thing

    Cant leave until all the stocks put away on a fill shift.

    Managers think they're invincible, rude and cant do any for themselves

    Manic on a weekend and dead on an evening

    3.2

    Home Bargains Employee, February 2022

  • Best thing

    Staff discount, the people I work with and going home

    Worst thing

    Management talk and treat their staff like rubbish. Made to feel guilty for doing overtime. Special treatment for managements favourite members of staff. Expected to work past your shift. Made to feel guilty about saying no to going in on your day off. Not long enough breaks for how many hours your expected to work. Your expected to work after your shift ends. Too much pressure is put on staff to get several tasks completed in an Unrealistic amount of time.

    1.7

    Home Bargains Employee, February 2022

  • Best thing

    Near my house

    Worst thing

    Management can be very rude sometimes

    1.8

    Home Bargains Employee, February 2022

  • Worst thing

    Awful hours
    Last minute changes to working hours
    Awful management, very rude and brings the whole stores mood down, right up to area management
    Sexual harassment
    Wages often paid wrong
    Rotas only three days before needed
    Unpleasant work environment
    Terrible breaks
    Very low sick pay

    1.2

    Home Bargains Employee, February 2022

  • Best thing

    Meeting new people and making new friends with the people I work with

    9.6

    Home Bargains Employee, February 2022

  • Best thing

    -part time shifts are mainly only 4 hours long
    -good staff team, mostly everyone gets along, friendly and welcoming
    -flexible with what days you can/can’t work ie if you have a commitment every thursday, they won’t put you on the rota for a thursday

    Worst thing

    -VERY low pay for under 18s
    -requests for holidays are often refused
    -managers sometimes unwilling to listen to floor staff
    -favouritism (a lot of it!!)
    -only 3 instances of illness per 12 months
    -very understaffed with expectations set too high

    4.5

    Home Bargains Employee, February 2022

  • Best thing

    The people you work with

    Worst thing

    The customers
    Shifts can be really stressful
    Having to stay and clean at the end of the day
    Managers have favourites and are really rude sometimes.
    Heavily understaffed and barely paid enough to live on.

    2.4

    Home Bargains Employee, February 2022

  • Best thing

    My colleagues

    Worst thing

    Understaffed, rude customers, managers that have clear favouritism for certain staff members, low morale across the whole of the staff

    2.0

    Home Bargains Employee, January 2022

  • Best thing

    Having a good bunch of friends

    Worst thing

    Working on the tills

    8.7

    Home Bargains Employee, January 2022

  • Best thing

    Fun. Social. Friendly

    Worst thing

    Staff not doing things right

    8.2

    Home Bargains Employee, January 2022

  • Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    fill shifts

    7.5

    Home Bargains Employee, January 2022

  • Best thing

    Staff and management are in the same level as you

    Worst thing

    Pay and discount

    8.2

    Home Bargains Employee, January 2022

  • Best thing

    I like the people that I work with.

    Worst thing

    managers are constantly rude about your ability to work and shifts are changed in late notice

    1.4

    Home Bargains Employee, January 2022

  • Best thing

    Easy job and can get more hours if needed

    Worst thing

    To many managers and gets repetitive

    1.5

    Home Bargains Employee, January 2022