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wickes.co.uk

Breakroom Rating based on 15 job reviews

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

  • 7.0/10

    Employee

    • £9.05 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Treated with respect
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice

    Best thing

    People. Perks

    Worst thing

    Customers

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    July 2020
  • 8.8/10

    Kitchen and bathroom advisor

    • £18,000 per year, working a 39 hour week
    • 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. No unpaid extra work
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    Good commission structure and lovely colleagues to work with

    Worst thing

    It can be very slow

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    July 2020
  • 6.4/10

    Duty manager

    • Manages people
    • £9.22 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Safe workplace
    3. No paid breaks
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    June 2020
  • 4.5/10

    Ops manager

    • Manages people
    • £24,500 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. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. No paid breaks
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    June 2020
  • 4.9/10

    Operation managers

    • Manages people
    • £23,000 per year, working a 45 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Don’t get proper breaks
    3. Doing unpaid extra work

    Best thing

    The ppl you work with

    Worst thing

    Extra hours , having to cover long shifts

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    June 2020
  • 8.1/10

    Operations manager

    • Manages people
    • £24,000 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. Not stressed
    3. No paid breaks
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    June 2020
  • 7.2/10

    Shop assistant

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Safe workplace
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    getting up and starting at 7 finishing at 4

    Worst thing

    very physical approx 18000 steps daily and a lot of heavy lifting

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    June 2020
  • 7.2/10

    Duty Manager

    • Manages people
    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Have had opportunities to progress
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    It's like a family.
    Safety and well being always first.
    It gives me purpose.

    Worst thing

    Not enough contracted hours.
    Don't pay breaks.

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    April 2020
  • 9.4/10

    Customer service assistant

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Get proper breaks
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    March 2020
  • 6.6/10

    Customer assistance

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 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. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    The team

    Worst thing

    Slackers

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    March 2020
  • 7.0/10

    store manager

    • Manages people
    • £35,000 per year, working a 39 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Treated with respect
    3. Three weeks notice of their shifts
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    March 2020
  • 6.8/10

    Customer service assistant

    • £8.70 per hour
    • 55–64 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Easy to change shifts
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    The people & flexability

    Worst thing

    Rude customers

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    February 2020
  • 7.9/10

    Customer service

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 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. Treated with respect
    3. Working lots of extra hours
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    February 2020
  • 7.2/10

    Operations manager

    • Manages people
    • £31,600 per year, working a 39 hour week
    • 45–54 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Enough training
    3. Minimum sick pay

    Best thing

    Colleagues and customers

    Worst thing

    Early start and late finishes

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    February 2020
  • 3.1/10

    Sale assistant

    • £8.23 per hour
    • 25–34 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. Minimum sick pay
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    December 2019