6.0

Tesco

Cleaner at Tesco

People in this role may also be known as cleaners and domestics.

5 workers in this role at Tesco have taken the survey.

How much does Tesco pay cleaners?

Cleaner at Tesco
£8.72–11.50
Typical range
£8.43–10.40

Cleaner employees at Tesco are typically paid £8.72–11.50 an hour, based on data from 5 employees.

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What is management like for cleaner employees at Tesco?

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  • Managers aren’t respectful

    Do cleaners at Tesco feel treated by respect by their managers?

    Most people don’t feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    60% of people say they’re not treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

Here’s a recent review that mentions management:

  • Best thing

    The customers are friendly and always say hello when they are shopping

    Worst thing

    Managers not understanding how heavy the daily workload is.

    2.5

    Employee, November 2021

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What are the hours like for cleaner employees at Tesco?

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Bad
  • People don’t get proper breaks

    Do cleaners at Tesco get proper breaks?

    People don’t get proper breaks

    How we know this

    80% of people report that they don’t get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

Not great
  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do cleaners get of their shift pattern at Tesco?

    Most people don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

    How we know this

    • 20% report getting one week notice or less
    • 20% report getting two weeks notice
    • 20% report getting three weeks notice
    • 0% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 40% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you get plenty of notice about when you’re working.

    This makes it easy for you to plan the rest of life, as well as your finances, because you know how much you’ll be working and when.

  • People do unpaid extra work

    Do cleaners at Tesco do extra work that they don't get paid for?

    Sometimes. Most people do unpaid extra work

    How we know this

    60% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get paid for any extra work they do, even if it is outside your contracted hours. At a good job, you should be paid for all the time you spend at work.

  • People worry about getting enough hours

    Do cleaners at Tesco worry about hours?

    Most people worry about getting enough hours

    How we know this

    60% of people report they worry about getting enough hours

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you shouldn’t have to worry about getting enough hours each week.

    A good job should guarantee you a minimum number of hours in a contract, if you want it.

    This makes it easier to plan your finances, because you know how much you’ll be earning.

Good
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for cleaners to book a holiday at Tesco?

    Most people find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    60% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

  • No short notice shift changes

    Do Tesco managers change cleaners shifts at short notice?

    Most managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice

    How we know this

    60% of people say their manager doesn’t changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    If your manager is often changing your shifts at short notice that’s a sign of poor planning. At a good job you won’t be messed around at the last minute.

Here’s a recent review that mentions hours:

  • Best thing

    The people you work with, they are the best group

    Worst thing

    The hours, it’s retail, what do you expect

    5.7

    Employee, November 2021

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What is career progression like for cleaners at Tesco?

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  • Enough training

    Do cleaners get enough training when they start at Tesco?

    Most people get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    60% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

Latest reviews from cleaners at Tesco

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  • Best thing

    Some of the team gets on well with each other.

    Worst thing

    No one follows the rules or listen to each other and one person might do a very good job but the others don't do it the same way.

    3.8

    Cleaner, January 2021

  • Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    Unfair treatment

    7.9

    Cleaner, December 2020

How Tesco ranks

Tesco ranks joint 16th to work for in cleaner or domestic employers

  1. 16= Norse
    6.0
  2. 16= Tesco
    6.0