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334 Sainsbury’s employees have compared their jobs on Breakroom. Find out what they say about pay, hours, shifts and more.

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  • 5.2/10

    Trading assistant

    • £9.30 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. Hard to change shifts
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    good hourly rate, easy job

    Worst thing

    boredom, lack of sleep

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    August 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Customer adviser

    • £9.20 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Two weeks notice of their shifts
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    It's only 20 hours

    Worst thing

    A bullying manager, it's a dead end job.

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    August 2020
  • 8.1/10

    Convenience trading assistant

    • £9.20 per hour
    • 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. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    Great friendly team, more like family than colleagues, the pay's not bad either

    Worst thing

    Some managers are better than others, if you get a good one, you're onto a winner, but some only care about the company and not their staff!

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    July 2020
  • 5.8/10

    Manager

    • Manages people
    • £9.14 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. Stressed
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    July 2020
  • 7.2/10

    Trading assistant

    • £9.30 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Enough training
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    Pay and hours I need

    Worst thing

    Managers, slackers

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    July 2020
  • 8.1/10

    Customer assistant

    • £9.30 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Not stressed
    3. No paid breaks
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    July 2020
  • 3.1/10

    Trading assistant (nightshift)

    • £9.10 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Not enough training
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    July 2020
  • 7.0/10

    Trading assistant

    • £9.30 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Easy to take holidays
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    July 2020
  • 7.0/10

    Night shift

    • £11.00 per hour
    • 25 or older

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    money

    Worst thing

    working weekends

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    July 2020
  • 8.1/10

    Online assistant

    • £9.30 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    Its easy

    Worst thing

    Nothing

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    July 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Sales assistant

    • £9.30 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    Reduced food

    Worst thing

    The customers and managers

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    July 2020
  • 4.4/10

    Nightshift replenisher

    • £9.30 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 change shifts
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    The other colleagues

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    July 2020
  • 7.6/10

    Online driver

    • £9.95 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Treated with respect
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    TRUST, RESPONSIBILITY, LEFT TO YOUR OWN DEVICES

    Worst thing

    POOR SUPERVISION

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    July 2020
  • 7.0/10

    Customer service assistant

    • £9.20 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Safe workplace
    3. Stressed
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    July 2020
  • 10.0/10

    Warehouseman

    • £13.74 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. Proper sick pay
    3. Easy to take holidays
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    July 2020
  • 6.4/10

    Manager online

    • Manages people
    • £22,000 per year, working a 39 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Have had opportunities to progress
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    July 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Delivery driver

    • £10.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Meeting people

    Worst thing

    The rain and parking issues

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    July 2020
  • 9.4/10

    Ctm

    • Manages people
    • £27,800 per year, working a 39 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. Have had opportunities to progress
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    July 2020
  • 2.7/10

    Trading assistant

    • £9.39 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Minimum sick pay
    2. Unsafe workplace
    3. Hard to take holidays

    Best thing

    The wage is decent

    Worst thing

    Lazy Management
    Lying to staff
    Cliques
    Double standards
    Lack of progression
    Shift management
    Holiday management
    Lack of staff

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    July 2020
  • 6.4/10

    Manager

    • Manages people
    • £11.19 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Easy to take holidays
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
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    July 2020
  • 6.4/10

    Customer service assistant

    • £9.30 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Treated with respect
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    July 2020
  • 6.4/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £9.30 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 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. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
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    July 2020
  • 8.1/10

    Sales assistant

    • £9.30 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Not working lots of extra hours
    3. Stressed
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    July 2020
  • 8.9/10

    Online assistant

    • £9.30 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Not working lots of extra hours
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    July 2020
  • 6.5/10

    Trading assistant

    • £9.30 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Not enough training
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    July 2020
  • 8.9/10

    Sales assistant

    • £9.30 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Easy to change shifts
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice
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    July 2020
  • 5.2/10

    General assistant

    • £9.20 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Not enough training
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    Colleagues

    Worst thing

    Short staffed

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    July 2020
  • 4.2/10

    Customers assistance

    • £9.20 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. No paid breaks
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    July 2020
  • 7.6/10

    Assistant

    • £9.30 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Easy to take holidays
    3. Three weeks notice of their shifts
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    July 2020
  • 5.5/10

    Customer service assistant

    • £9.30 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. Stressed
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    July 2020
  • 9.3/10

    Online shopper

    • £9.30 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Proper sick pay
    3. No unpaid extra work

    Best thing

    People I work with

    Worst thing

    Early starts

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    July 2020
  • 8.3/10

    Customer trading manager

    • Manages people
    • £27,500 per year, working a 39 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Recommends their team
    3. Don’t get proper breaks

    Best thing

    Diversity and change

    Worst thing

    Not enough floor level support

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    July 2020
  • 4.9/10

    Counter assistant

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Doing unpaid extra work
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Worst thing

    Customers

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    July 2020
  • 7.8/10

    Counter assistant

    • £9.25 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Employer understands what’s happening on the ground
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    job satisfation

    Worst thing

    lack of enough staff

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    July 2020
  • 3.6/10

    Ctm

    • Manages people
    • £23,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Stressed
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team
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    July 2020
  • 6.4/10

    Manager

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Easy to take holidays
    3. Doing unpaid extra work

    Best thing

    The team. The variety.

    Worst thing

    Pressure to meet standards. Constant change with little warning.

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    July 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Store assistant

    • £9.45 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Not enough training
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
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    July 2020
  • 9.3/10

    Cashier

    • Manages people
    • £9.30 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Safe workplace
    3. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
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    July 2020
  • 6.6/10

    Customer experience

    • £9.30 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. Not treated with respect
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    July 2020
  • 6.1/10

    Delivery driver

    • £10.05 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Enough training
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
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    July 2020
  • 8.7/10

    Online assistant

    • £11.30 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Good for students
    3. One week notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    The hours and work environment

    Worst thing

    N/A - I enjoy it too much I ask to do overtime

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    July 2020
  • 9.1/10

    Warehouse operator

    • £10.52 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Good for people with caring responsiblities
    3. Four weeks notice of their shifts
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    July 2020
  • 6.8/10

    Warehouse man

    • £9.30 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Recommends their team
    3. Hard to change shifts
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    July 2020
  • 1.7/10

    Online delivery driver

    • £10.05 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    2. Stressed
    3. Don’t get proper breaks

    Worst thing

    No set rota per week

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    July 2020
  • 6.1/10

    Assistant

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Good for students
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    Pay

    Worst thing

    Shifts

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    July 2020
  • 8.2/10

    Food assistant

    • £9.30 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Easy to change shifts
    3. One week notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Colleagues

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    July 2020
  • 2.9/10

    Night shift manager

    • Manages people
    • £28,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No paid breaks
    2. Unsafe workplace
    3. Hard to take holidays

    Worst thing

    Under valued

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    July 2020
  • 7.8/10

    Sales assistant

    • £9.30 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Recommends their team
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    The colleagues I work with as we have a good laugh and good banter

    Worst thing

    Heavy lifting

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    June 2020
  • 8.9/10

    Retail assistant

    • £9.20 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Proper sick pay
    3. Three weeks notice of their shifts
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    June 2020
  • 4.0/10

    Shopassistant

    • £9.20 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Doing unpaid extra work

    Best thing

    The hours

    Worst thing

    People getting away with stuff

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    June 2020