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JD Wetherspoon

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JD Wetherspoon job reviews

174 JD Wetherspoon employees have had their jobs rated on Breakroom.

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  • Best thing

    Pay
    Bonuses
    The management team I work with

    Worst thing

    Impossible requests from people who don’t know the job
    Being on my feet for up to 15 hours a day

    Kitchen manager, October 2020

    • Manages people
    • £26,000 per year, working a 45 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    6.5/10
  • Best thing

    Team

    Worst thing

    Understaffed, pay, hours

    Associate, October 2020

    • £8.96 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
    6.1/10
  • Best thing

    The team I work with
    The benefits of working i.e staff discount
    Opportunities to progress

    Worst thing

    Expectations
    Double standards

    Team leader, October 2020

    • £9.02 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
    6.8/10
  • Best thing

    Good work for reasonable pay

    Worst thing

    Heartless corporate shell

    Kitchen team leader, October 2020

    • £9.25 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
    6.4/10
  • Best thing

    No customer contact

    Worst thing

    Unstable hours

    Kitchen associate, October 2020

    • £8.80 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    3.7/10
  • Shift manager, October 2020

    • Manages people
    • £26,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    8.9/10
  • Manager, October 2020

    • Manages people
    • £27,500 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    3.8/10
  • Best thing

    Flexibility

    Worst thing

    Stress

    Team leader, October 2020

    • Manages people
    • £11.70 per hour
    • 25 or older
    6.6/10
  • Best thing

    Pay
    Team

    Worst thing

    Customers thinking you’re the lowest of low

    Manager, September 2020

    • Manages people
    • £39,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    6.8/10
  • Associate, September 2020

    • £8.82 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience
    6.8/10
  • Best thing

    The people. The pay. The flexibility. The progression opportunities.

    Worst thing

    A small minority of customers. The unsociable hours.

    Shift manager, September 2020

    • Manages people
    • £23,200 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    6.8/10
  • Best thing

    Pay

    Worst thing

    Being contacted outside of working hours

    Kitchen manager, September 2020

    • Manages people
    • £24,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    3.8/10
  • Associate, September 2020

    • £8.82 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
    4.0/10
  • Best thing

    Flexible
    Staff perks

    Worst thing

    Training

    Shift manager, September 2020

    • Manages people
    • £22,200 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    4.4/10
  • Shift manager, September 2020

    • Manages people
    • £22,000 per year, working a 45 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
    2.6/10
  • Bar associate, September 2020

    • £8.36 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
    2.1/10
  • Front of house, September 2020

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience
    2.2/10
  • Bar associate, August 2020

    • £8.71 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    3.4/10
  • Best thing

    The team are incredible, well respected individuals with strong work ethics.

    Worst thing

    Some days are understaffed when certain days are inevitably busier than others.

    Associate, August 2020

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
    7.5/10
  • Manager, August 2020

    • Manages people
    • £27,000 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    9.5/10
  • Best thing

    The team

    Worst thing

    The company

    Bar associate, August 2020

    • £8.92 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
    8.7/10
  • Best thing

    Free meals for working longer than 6hrs.

    Worst thing

    High stress. Low morale overall.

    Team leader, August 2020

    • £9.20 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    4.0/10
  • Supervisor, August 2020

    • Manages people
    • £10.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    8.5/10
  • Best thing

    Flexible hours

    Worst thing

    Pay

    Shift leader, August 2020

    • £9.32 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    6.5/10
  • Shift leader, August 2020

    • Manages people
    • £9.72 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
    7.2/10
  • Best thing

    The team, free food on shift, progression in the company not too difficult

    Worst thing

    Often understaffed

    Shift leader, August 2020

    • Manages people
    • £9.32 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    6.7/10
  • Bar associate, August 2020

    • £8.92 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
    8.5/10
  • Bar person, August 2020

    • £8.52 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
    5.9/10
  • Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    Rude customers

    Team leader, August 2020

    • £9.06 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    7.3/10
  • Cleaner, July 2020

    • Manages people
    • £9.51 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
    5.2/10
  • Best thing

    Training opportunities, pay and bonus, free shares

    Worst thing

    Drunk people

    Shift manager, July 2020

    • Manages people
    • £22,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    8.2/10
  • Best thing

    Getting to interact with new people everyday& a good team

    Worst thing

    Shift patterns

    Shift leader, July 2020

    • Manages people
    • £9.32 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
    6.3/10
  • Best thing

    People

    Worst thing

    Customers

    Bar associate, July 2020

    • £8.82 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
    8.9/10
  • Best thing

    The people

    Worst thing

    Hard work

    Kitchen associate, July 2020

    • £9.02 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
    5.8/10
  • Best thing

    Customers

    Worst thing

    Under staffed

    Shift manager, July 2020

    • Manages people
    • £21,300 per year, working a 34 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    4.9/10
  • Bar associate, July 2020

    • £8.82 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
    8.4/10
  • Best thing

    Interaction

    Worst thing

    Unsociable hours and shifts close together. 12 hours between shifts

    Team leader, July 2020

    • Manages people
    • £9.02 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
    5.5/10
  • Shift manager, July 2020

    • Manages people
    • £23,500 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
    7.0/10
  • Best thing

    Ppl

    Worst thing

    Red tape

    Sm, July 2020

    • Manages people
    • £27,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    7.2/10
  • Manager, July 2020

    • Manages people
    • £9.73 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    6.4/10
  • Best thing

    Friends I've made.

    Worst thing

    Some customers.

    Bar associate, July 2020

    • £8.51 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    8.3/10
  • Best thing

    The staff

    Worst thing

    Undesirable customers

    Duty manager, July 2020

    • Manages people
    • £22,500 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    6.8/10
  • Best thing

    always been treated well..kept upto date with training

    Worst thing

    working all over Christmas

    Kitchen associate, July 2020

    • £8.95 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    8.9/10
  • Best thing

    The people

    Worst thing

    The stress

    Kitchen associate, July 2020

    • £8.60 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
    3.7/10
  • Floor staff, June 2020

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
    9.5/10
  • Shift leader, June 2020

    • Manages people
    • £9.70 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
    2.6/10
  • Kitchen associate, June 2020

    • £8.90 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    7.5/10
  • Shift manager, May 2020

    • Manages people
    • £23,200 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    8.8/10
  • Best thing

    Customer facing role

    Worst thing

    Unrealistic targets being set
    Head office telling us how to operate the pub without us having a say

    Shift manager, May 2020

    • Manages people
    • £24,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    4.9/10
  • Best thing

    People

    Worst thing

    Hours control

    Manager, May 2020

    • Manages people
    • £42,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    8.5/10