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Waitrose & Partners retail or sales assistant jobs

How much does Waitrose & Partners pay retail and sales assistants per hour?

£8.49–10.24 from 107 retail and sales assistants at Waitrose & Partners

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  • Best thing

    The people I work with and customer interactions. I also like the part of the store I’m situated in

    Worst thing

    Taking the bins out

    Supermarket assistant, November 2020

    • £8.76 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • Less than a year experience
    10.0/10
  • Best thing

    customers are nice, staff members nice

    Worst thing

    days can drag

    Supermarket assistant, November 2020

    • £8.45 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • Less than a year experience
    9.4/10
  • Best thing

    Discounts
    People that work there (friends)
    Pay

    Worst thing

    Managers not knowing how to do their jobs
    Holiday system
    Sick days

    Shop assistant, November 2020

    • £9.10 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
    6.1/10
  • Best thing

    Pay, work life balance

    Worst thing

    Stress about low amount of staff
    Christmas

    Supermarket assistant, November 2020

    • £10.20 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    6.3/10
  • Best thing

    Discounts, environment, colleagues, other benefits

    Worst thing

    Can be stressful but it rarely is

    Shop floor assistant, November 2020

    • £8.40 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience
    9.5/10
  • Best thing

    Pay is OK & discount

    Worst thing

    Very physical job, not much training, hard work

    Replenishment, October 2020

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience
    4.2/10
  • Best thing

    The people i work with

    Worst thing

    Not enough hours in the day

    Sales assistant, September 2020

    • £9.10 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    8.1/10
  • Worst thing

    Constantly short staffed, low pay, unsociable hours

    Supermarket assistant, September 2020

    • £9.10 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
    5.8/10
  • Best thing

    Discount card, Double time Sunday, 7 weeks holiday, subsidies

    Worst thing

    1/2 hour break when working a 8 hour day, not being able to get extra hours that suit my work life balance

    Customer assistant, August 2020

    • £9.40 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    7.4/10
  • Best thing

    Colleagues

    Worst thing

    Physically demanding and boredom

    Shop assistant, August 2020

    • £9.40 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    8.2/10
  • Best thing

    People I work with!

    Worst thing

    Customers attitude

    Supermarket assistant, July 2020

    • Manages people
    • £9.40 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    8.7/10
  • Best thing

    The people

    Worst thing

    Time of days I have to work (night shifts)

    Shop assistant, July 2020

    • £9.69 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    6.5/10
  • Worst thing

    Very repetitive, no opportunity to progress

    Sales assistant, July 2020

    • £10.01 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    6.4/10
  • Best thing

    6 weeks holiday per year

    Worst thing

    Having to work everywhere.

    Supermarket assistant, July 2020

    • £9.59 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    7.6/10
  • Best thing

    colleagues

    Worst thing

    General manager, other managers, health and safety, training, opportunities to progress

    Supermarket assistant, June 2020

    • £8.74 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
    2.6/10
  • Best thing

    The team I work with, the customers, ability to work extra shifts

    Worst thing

    back pain, unpaid break

    Supermarket assistant, May 2020

    • £8.40 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience
    8.7/10
  • Best thing

    All those around me. Customers and colleagues

    Worst thing

    Lack of communication and support

    Supermarket assistant, March 2020

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience
    6.4/10
  • Best thing

    Team

    Worst thing

    Not always being appreciated

    Sales assistant, March 2020

    • £12,000 per year, working a 35 hour week
    • 55–64 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
    6.4/10
  • Best thing

    My team members

    Worst thing

    Too much pressure to do extra when the team is already stretched

    Supermarket assistant, March 2020

    • £10.05 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
    4.5/10
  • Best thing

    Being treated as a person not a number

    Worst thing

    Others not doing their job and I have to do it.

    Retail assistant, February 2020

    • £9.84 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
    5.5/10
  • Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    Lack of staff

    Shop assistant, February 2020

    • £9.12 per hour
    • 34–44 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
    6.8/10
  • Best thing

    - discount
    - the work is often not that hard

    Worst thing

    - poor upper management
    - lack of training
    - lack of flexibility
    - complicated online system
    - no transparency about who your superiors are - no introduction to team leaders, managers, line managers, or the differences between these
    - can be made to 'train' new staff when you've only been working there a few months
    - general disorganisation

    Customer assistant, February 2020

    • £8.53 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
    4.6/10
  • Best thing

    Co-ownership

    Worst thing

    Old Technology needs some modernization

    Supermarket assistant, January 2020

    • £10.61 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
    10.0/10
  • Best thing

    The varied working day

    Worst thing

    Rude, entitled people. Stress

    Customer service assistant, November 2019

    • £9.92 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
    5.2/10
  • Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    Stress levels

    Supermarket Assistant, November 2019

    • £9.31 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
    3.6/10
  • Best thing

    The team is really nice, as are the customers and the pay is amazing.

    Supermarket assistant, November 2019

    • £8.40 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience
    8.5/10
  • Best thing

    working with people I like

    Worst thing

    not being recognised

    Shop assistant, November 2019

    • £9.20 per hour
    • 34–44 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
    4.2/10
  • Best thing

    Satisfaction of helping customers

    Worst thing

    Being stretched too far when we are understaffed

    Supermarket assistant, November 2019

    • £8.40 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
    6.4/10
  • Best thing

    The team

    Worst thing

    Management, customers, stressful environment for low skilled job

    Customer service assistant, November 2019

    • £8.99 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
    4.6/10
  • Best thing

    My co-partners

    Worst thing

    The attitude of management to staff

    Sales assistant, October 2019

    • £9.22 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience
    4.9/10
  • Best thing

    I know what I’m doing

    Worst thing

    Rude customers

    Customer assistant, October 2019

    • £9.70 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience
    9.3/10
  • Best thing

    Pay and benefits and perks

    Worst thing

    No teamwork feeling of being in a Dickens novel in the 1800's

    Supermarket assistant, September 2019

    • £8.99 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    2.5/10
  • Best thing

    Knowing how much I’m going to be paid at the end of the month

    Worst thing

    Having to deal with customers being rude to me

    Supermarket assistant, September 2019

    • £9.61 per hour
    • 25 or older
    5.9/10
  • Best thing

    I have a job

    Worst thing

    Stress

    Sales assistant, September 2019

    • £9.80 per hour
    • 25 or older
    3.3/10
  • Best thing

    The team I work with on a daily basis.

    Worst thing

    Lack of support from management.

    Supermarket assistant, September 2019

    • £9.23 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    3.6/10
  • Best thing

    some of the staff

    Worst thing

    being ignored by management

    Sales assistant, September 2019

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    4.2/10

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