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Spar

Breakroom Rating
based on 90 job reviews
5.7/10
  • UK
  • Convenience stores
spar.co.uk

Spar job reviews

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

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  • 7.9/10

    Night manager

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Treated with respect
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    The team I work with.

    Worst thing

    Lack of shift allowance & no sick pay

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    April 2020
  • 3.3/10

    Shift manager

    • Manages people
    • £8.61 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Doing unpaid extra work
    3. Not treated with respect

    Best thing

    No Traveling

    Worst thing

    The lack of respect from management and decent wages

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    April 2020
  • 7.8/10

    Software Analyst

    • £23,000 per year, working a 35 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Treated with respect
    3. No paid breaks
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    March 2020
  • 4.6/10

    Post Office Manager

    • £9.40 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts
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    March 2020
  • 8.8/10

    Customer Advisor

    • £6.88 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Easy to take holidays
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Staff are always very kind

    Worst thing

    Customers

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    March 2020
  • 3.8/10

    Customer advisor

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    March 2020
  • 6.4/10

    Store manager

    • Manages people
    • £23,400 per year, working a 41 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Recommends their team
    3. Three weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Great team work and customer's

    Worst thing

    Post office

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    March 2020
  • 2.9/10

    Shop assistant

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Stressed
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Three weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Sometimes it can be easy

    Worst thing

    Management.

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    March 2020
  • 4.9/10

    Store manager

    • Manages people
    • £22,300 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 55–64 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Not treated with respect
    3. Hard to take holidays

    Best thing

    Variety every day is different

    Worst thing

    Heavy workload and responsibility with not enough hours to use

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    February 2020
  • 4.5/10

    Store manager

    • Manages people
    • £40,000 per year, working a 85 hour week
    • 34–44 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Hard to change shifts
    3. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts
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    February 2020
  • 2.5/10

    Shop assistant

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 55–64 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not enough training
    2. Not treated with respect
    3. Hard to take holidays

    Best thing

    It's in walking distant to where I live

    Worst thing

    Not being kept informed inspected to do more than is possible

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    February 2020
  • 4.3/10

    Shop assistant

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Two weeks notice of their shifts
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    Meeting people

    Worst thing

    Managers not very helpful arranging time off

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    February 2020
  • 3.8/10

    Night supervisor

    • £10.33 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. Not enough training
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    February 2020
  • 5.9/10

    Supervisor

    • Manages people
    • £8.60 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

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

    Best thing

    The hours and handy to home

    Worst thing

    No structure

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    February 2020
  • 5.5/10

    Sales assistant

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. Hard to take holidays
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    February 2020
  • 5.2/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 34–44 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not stressed
    2. Two weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Hard to change shifts
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    February 2020
  • 4.5/10

    Shop assistant

    • £8.20 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

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

    Best thing

    Talking to customers

    Worst thing

    Being spoke to like a piece of dirt

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    February 2020
  • 4.2/10

    Sales assistant

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 55–64 years old
    • 1–3 years 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

    Best thing

    My work mates

    Worst thing

    Changing of Rotas not being informed if a new rule has come in place, also there is no weekly or monthly meetings to air your complaints.

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    February 2020
  • 6.8/10

    Customer service assistant

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

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Treated with respect
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
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    February 2020
  • 4.5/10

    Sales assistant

    • £6.83 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team
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    February 2020