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Homebase

Breakroom Rating
based on 68 job reviews
5.6/10
  • UK
  • DIY and builders merchants
homebase.co.uk

Homebase job reviews

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

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  • 8.0/10

    Store Manager

    • £27,000 per year, working a 47 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Proper sick pay
    3. Don’t get proper breaks
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    March 2020
  • 2.8/10

    Kitchen designer

    • £8.55 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Doing unpaid extra work
    2. Not treated with respect
    3. Hard to change shifts
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    March 2020
  • 6.4/10

    Sales Floor

    • £7.70 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

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

    Retail assistant

    • £7.70 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    March 2020
  • 8.5/10

    Checkout assistant

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Enough training
    3. Stressed
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    February 2020
  • 6.1/10

    Assistant manager

    • Manages people
    • £25,500 per year, working a 50 hour week
    • 25–34 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Paid accurately
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice

    Best thing

    Freedom, helping customers, responsibility

    Worst thing

    In the past there have been poor managers that use staff. This seems to have changed in the last 18months

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    January 2020
  • 7.0/10

    Customer assistant

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    Working as a team

    Worst thing

    Tidying up from people

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    October 2019
  • 4.6/10

    Shop floor assistant

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 18–20 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    Management & the way the shop is run

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    October 2019
  • 3.1/10

    Garden centre

    • £7.50 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Not enough training
    3. Not treated with respect

    Best thing

    My colleagues

    Worst thing

    The managers and communication

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    October 2019
  • 5.9/10

    Sales assistant

    • £10.20 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. No paid breaks
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    October 2019
  • 2.4/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.17 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Not treated with respect
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. Hard to change shifts

    Worst thing

    Managers dont know alot and communication is really bad

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    October 2019
  • 5.2/10

    Customer advisor

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Working lots of extra hours
    3. One week notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Workmates

    Worst thing

    Too many bosses

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    October 2019
  • 6.4/10

    Customer assistant

    • £8.31 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Paid accurately
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    My colleges

    Worst thing

    Not enough staff

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    October 2019
  • 4.8/10

    Team leader

    • Manages people
    • £9.00 per hour
    • 55–64 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Stressed
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice

    Best thing

    Customer

    Worst thing

    Colleague

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    October 2019
  • 5.5/10

    Sales assistant

    • £7.70 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Not enough training
    3. Stressed
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    October 2019
  • 5.9/10

    Operations assistant

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. One week notice of their shifts
    3. Hard to take holidays

    Best thing

    I know my job

    Worst thing

    Stress to do too much

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    October 2019
  • 5.5/10

    Tills

    • £8.20 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    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

    Best thing

    Most of my team mates r great and so are some customers

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    October 2019
  • 7.4/10

    Warehouse operator

    • £11.00 per hour
    • 55–64 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Paid accurately
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    I know what I need to do

    Worst thing

    Some. Staff bosses think they know how to do a job but have no idea

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    October 2019
  • 4.0/10

    Customer assistant

    • £7.70 per hour
    • 18–20 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    My other team members

    Worst thing

    The pay per hour

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    October 2019
  • 7.6/10

    Team leader

    • Manages people
    • £9.00 per hour
    • 34–44 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. Good for people with caring responsiblities
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    Colleagues

    Worst thing

    Work load

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    October 2019