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432 Sainsbury’s employees have had their jobs rated on Breakroom.

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  • 1.8/10

    Trading assistant

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Hard to take holidays
    2. Hard to change shifts
    3. Bad for students

    Best thing

    Hourly rate, team

    Worst thing

    Managers, the holidays

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    September 2020
  • 8.5/10

    Baker

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Easy to take holidays
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    Great colleagues

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    September 2020
  • 7.9/10

    Customer service experience

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    Interacting with the customers

    Worst thing

    Working til 10.30

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    September 2020
  • 8.8/10

    Service assistant

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Easy to take holidays
    3. No paid breaks
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    September 2020
  • 8.1/10

    Cashier

    • £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. Get proper breaks
    3. Hard to change shifts

    Best thing

    People I work with

    Worst thing

    Not knowing where I am

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    September 2020
  • 4.7/10

    Customer experience

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Stressed
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Worst thing

    Not been appreciated and rude customers

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    September 2020
  • 8.9/10

    Customer experience colleague

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take sick leave
    2. Enough training
    3. Three weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    My colleagues
    The pay

    Worst thing

    Some of the customers!

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    September 2020
  • 4.4/10

    Customer experience

    • £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. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. One week notice of their shifts
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    September 2020
  • 10.0/10

    Ctm

    • Manages people
    • £23,900 per year, working a 39 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. Easy to take sick leave
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    September 2020
  • 8.2/10

    Employee

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Treated with respect
    3. Working lots of extra hours
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    September 2020
  • 8.8/10

    Food service assistant

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Safe workplace
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    Location, pay, work mates

    Worst thing

    The waste Is ridiculous. More should be done to reduce it. Some managers Are awful

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    September 2020
  • 3.1/10

    Customer experience manager

    • Manages people
    • £28,000 per year, working a 48 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Not treated with respect
    3. Three weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Getting results from influencing a large team, driving customer satisfaction, leading new projects

    Worst thing

    Terrible work like balance, have to stay at least an hour after everyshift so it's always 10+ hour days. Lack of training when I started the job as I came from an external company. Most managers have worked their way up in Sainsbury's

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    September 2020
  • 5.5/10

    Manager

    • Manages people
    • £25,000 per year, working a 45 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Hard to take sick leave
    3. Don’t get proper breaks
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    September 2020
  • 8.2/10

    Sales assistant

    • £9.20 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Enough training
    3. Working lots of extra hours

    Best thing

    Great colleagues and shifts that fit my schedule

    Worst thing

    Management sometimes a bit pushy, work very repetitive

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    September 2020
  • 7.8/10

    Team member

    • £9.55 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    Working with people

    Worst thing

    Not treated the same

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    September 2020
  • 4.2/10

    Baker

    • £10.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Hard to take holidays
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress

    Best thing

    I'm good at it.

    Worst thing

    Working environment.

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    September 2020
  • 3.7/10

    Store assistant

    • £9.30 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 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. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress

    Best thing

    The other people who have to deal with Sainsburys bs, we're all in it together so we've gotta have a laugh about how bad this place is run.

    Worst thing

    Everything, the hours, the management, the hygiene, the lack of respect.

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    September 2020
  • 6.8/10

    Online

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
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    September 2020
  • 4.9/10

    Online driver

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Two weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Don’t get proper breaks

    Best thing

    being out of store

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    September 2020
  • 8.4/10

    Bakery asistant

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Not stressed
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    My work colleagues , pay, holidays, sick time

    Worst thing

    Early morning but I chose them so nothing really

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    September 2020
  • 5.8/10

    Customer service assistant

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Not treated with respect
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    Colleagues

    Worst thing

    Management

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    September 2020
  • 7.8/10

    Online delivery driver

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Recommends their team
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts
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    September 2020
  • 7.2/10

    General manager

    • Manages people
    • £34,500 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Safe workplace
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts
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    September 2020
  • 7.0/10

    Customer service assistant

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    Colleagues

    Worst thing

    Redundancy

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    September 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Sales assistant

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. No paid breaks
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    September 2020
  • 5.9/10

    Csa

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take sick leave
    2. Working lots of extra hours
    3. No paid breaks
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    September 2020
  • 7.9/10

    Ga

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take sick leave
    2. Proper sick pay
    3. No paid breaks
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    September 2020
  • 4.9/10

    Manager

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take sick leave
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice
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    September 2020
  • 9.4/10

    Customer service

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Easy to take holidays
    3. Four weeks notice of their shifts
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    September 2020
  • 3.8/10

    Ctm

    • Manages people
    • £26,000 per year, working a 39 hour week
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. No paid breaks
    3. Stressed
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    September 2020
  • 3.8/10

    Customer experience colleague

    • Manages people
    • £9.25 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Hard to take holidays
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    Staff discount, safe environment and friendly team

    Worst thing

    Racist managers. Too much of back biting. Anybody who is pestering the manager gets to move ahead. Hard work is not recognized enough

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    September 2020
  • 6.3/10

    Groceries online delivery driver

    • £9.45 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. Safe workplace
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress

    Best thing

    Excellent bosses

    Worst thing

    Inconsistent workload

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    September 2020
  • 6.0/10

    Trading assistant

    • £9.90 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Easy to take sick leave
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    September 2020
  • 7.2/10

    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. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    Making customers happy

    Worst thing

    Put under to much pressure from ppl who sit on the bums at a desk all day and

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    September 2020
  • 7.9/10

    Online assistant

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Safe workplace
    3. Three weeks notice of their shifts
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    September 2020
  • 6.6/10

    Online assistant - driver

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Safe workplace
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    able to see beautiful parts of the country, and can listen to music while driving. Free on site parking, good pay

    Worst thing

    customers, physically demanding, poor management sometimes, have been very busy lately

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    September 2020
  • 4.9/10

    Customer & Trading Manager

    • Manages people
    • £27,600 per year, working a 42 hour week
    • 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. Doesn’t recommend their team
    3. Not treated with respect
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    September 2020
  • 4.9/10

    Customer experience colleague

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. One week notice of their shifts
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    Ability to working in other areas

    Worst thing

    Lack of opportunity for progression

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    September 2020
  • 8.9/10

    Team manager

    • Manages people
    • £31,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. Employer understands what’s happening on the ground
    3. Doing unpaid extra work

    Best thing

    Peers are all really supportive and helpful

    Worst thing

    Shift work and split rest days. Lots of weekend working

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    August 2020
  • 7.0/10

    Customer service assistant

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Not stressed
    3. Hard to take sick leave

    Best thing

    Lovely work colleagues

    Worst thing

    Low pay

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    August 2020
  • 9.5/10

    Retail assistant

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Good for people with caring responsiblities
    3. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice

    Best thing

    Safe , happy work place , managers are understanding

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    August 2020
  • 8.7/10

    Trading 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. No unpaid extra work
    3. No paid breaks
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    August 2020
  • 9.5/10

    Online 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. Employer understands what’s happening on the ground
    3. Safe workplace

    Best thing

    Easy. Lots of freedom.

    Worst thing

    No real progression

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    August 2020
  • 6.5/10

    Customer service assistant

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Not stressed
    2. Enough training
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    My colleagues, set hours, easy to swap shifts

    Worst thing

    Disorganised sometimes, don’t replace people when they leave, cut hours, don’t understand all the roles they give, no team leaders, not enough chance for progression

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    August 2020
  • 3.3/10

    Grocery online shopper

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

    Team

    Worst thing

    Management think of you as a number rather than a person

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    August 2020
  • 9.5/10

    Nights

    • £12.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Employer understands what’s happening on the ground
    3. Enough training
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    August 2020
  • 5.5/10

    Customer experience assistant

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. No paid breaks
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    August 2020
  • 4.9/10

    Baker

    • £10.00 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. Stressed

    Best thing

    Hours

    Worst thing

    Lack of help

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    August 2020
  • 5.5/10

    Manager nightshift

    • Manages people
    • £27,000 per year, working a 45 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Not treated with respect
    3. Not enough training
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    August 2020
  • 8.8/10

    Sales 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. Get proper breaks
    3. Stressed
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    August 2020