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Part Time Night Shift Crew Member - Camelon, Falkirk (pay range £11-£13 per hour)

McDonald’s

About McDonald’s

McDonald’s is a fast food restaurant chain. They serve American-style fast food.

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Job description from McDonald’s

Overview

We are currently hiring for our Camelon restaurant. McDonald's are one of the most recognised brands in the world, and the backbone of our brand is commitment to a set of core values: Serve, Inclusion, Integrity, Community and Family. We live by our values every day and are committed to fostering a safe, respectful and inclusive workplace, providing quality jobs, and making opportunity open to all.

Join us and you'll become part of a team, that works together to provide the best customer experience. If you've visited one of our restaurants before, you've probably got some idea of what's involved in working here. But you might not realise the variety and scope of the role. We want every McDonald's customer to have a brilliant experience, every time they visit. That means hot food in a clean and friendly restaurant. As a Crew Member, you'll make it happen, whether you're preparing food, serving on the till or being out in the dining areas looking after our customers' needs. You will consistently deliver the highest standards of quality, service and cleanliness in the restaurant. Provide friendly, fast and accurate service. Complete tasks and activities in line with training, company guidelines and management direction. Follow all workplace safety, security and food hygiene procedures. Treat all customers and colleagues with courtesy and respect working as a supportive team member.

Friendly, welcoming, courteous and helpful behaviour will come naturally to you and you'll work well as part of a team. Effective communication skills such as attentive listening, face-to-face verbal communication and eye contact are a must. The ability to maintain high energy levels whilst working both efficiently and productively is essential.

Quite simply, you'll be working in our fast moving, high energy environment and we're looking for a genuine smile, enthusiasm, energy, plus an ability to connect with customers and make them feel valued.

Benefits package includes: Holiday pay, Service Awards, Meal allowance, Employee discounts from top high street and online brands and much more....

Job insights from Breakroom

Fast food team members

Fast food team members prepare and serve food and drink to customers in a fast food restaurant

What you’ll do as a fast food team member:

  • Prepare food and drinks
  • Serve food and drink
  • Deal with customers
  • Take payments
  • Be responsible for health and safety
  • Take orders and listen to customers

Is it right for you?

This job may involve:

  • Standing
  • Physical activities
  • Walking
  • Cleaning
  • Wearing a uniform
  • Anti-social hours
  • Dealing with customers
  • Using a computer

Map

Falkirk, Scotland, FK1 5

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What employees say

Pay

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  • Most people aren’t paid a living wage

    Do McDonald’s pay crew members enough to live on?

    Most people are not paid a living wage.

    How we know this

    69% of people say they are paid below the Real Living Wage for where they live.

    Based on data from 363 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between February 2024 and May 2024.

    Why this matters

    Everyone should be paid enough to live on.

    The Real Living Wage is a voluntary rate employers can sign up to that is based on the real cost of living.

    The current rates are £12.00 per hour, and £13.15 per hour in London.

    Find out more in our explainer about the Real Living Wage.

  • Okay
  • Only some people are paid market rates

    Do McDonald’s pay crew members market rates?

    Only some people are paid above average for their job.

    How we know this

    41% of people are paid below average for the type of work they do.

    Based on data from 413 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between February 2024 and May 2024.

    Why this matters

    Pay can vary a lot between types of job. Employers should be ensuring that the rates their staff are paid are in line with similar roles elsewhere.

  • Needs improving
  • Under 18s get paid less than everyone else

    Do crew members at McDonald’s get paid the same regardless of age?

    No, people under the age of 18 get paid less than those above 21.

    See what McDonald’s pays different age groups

    How we know this

    The average pay of under 18s is less than those who are over 21.

    Based on data from 474 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between November 2023 and May 2024.

  • Needs improving
  • Most people don’t get paid breaks

    Do crew members at McDonald’s get paid breaks?

    No. Most people don’t get paid breaks.

    How we know this

    97% of people say they don’t get paid breaks.

    Based on data from 408 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between February 2024 and May 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job should have paid breaks.

    You should be paid for all your time at work, whether you’re on a break or not.

  • Needs improving
  • Most people don’t get sick pay

    Do McDonald’s pay crew members sick pay?

    No. Most people don’t get proper sick pay.

    How we know this

    97% of people say they wouldn’t get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work.

    Based on data from 384 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between February 2024 and May 2024.

    Why this matters

    Everyone gets sick sometimes. You should be able to take time off without worrying.

    At a good job you should still get paid if you’re scheduled to work but can’t due to sickness. Your contract should say how many sick days you can take each year.

    This is more than the legal minimum, which says you should only get paid if you are unwell for 4 full days. See Citizens Advice for more details.

  • Good
  • Most people don’t do unpaid extra work

    Do crew members at McDonald’s do extra work that they don't get paid for?

    Rarely. Most people don’t do unpaid extra work.

    How we know this

    84% of people report that they don’t do extra unpaid work.

    Based on data from 374 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between February 2024 and May 2024.

    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.

Hours and flexibility

    Needs improving
  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do crew members get of their shift pattern at McDonald’s?

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

    How we know this

    • 55% of people with changing schedules report getting one week notice or less.
    • 42% of people with changing schedules report getting two weeks notice.
    • 3% of people with changing schedules report getting three weeks notice.
    • 1% of people with changing schedules report getting four weeks notice or more.

    Based on data from 407 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between February 2024 and May 2024.

    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.

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  • Some people worry about their hours

    Do crew members at McDonald’s worry about hours?

    Some people worry about getting enough hours.

    How we know this

    59% of people report they worry about getting enough hours.

    Based on data from 411 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between February 2024 and May 2024.

    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.

  • Okay
  • Only some people get a choice of shifts

    Do crew members at McDonald’s get to choose the shifts they work?

    Some people don’t get enough choice over which shifts they work.

    How we know this

    35% report that their manager doesn’t give them enough choice over which shifts they work.

    Based on data from 376 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between February 2024 and May 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job is flexible around your personal life. This means you get a say in when you prefer to work.

  • Okay
  • Can be hard to change shifts

    How easy is it for crew members at McDonald’s to change shifts?

    Some people find it hard to change shifts.

    How we know this

    45% of people report that it’s hard to change shifts if they need to.

    Based on data from 316 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between February 2024 and May 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job is flexible around your personal life. It should be easy to change a shift if you need to, whether that’s in an emergency or for planning ahead.

  • Good
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for crew members to book a holiday at McDonald’s?

    Most people find it easy to book holiday.

    How we know this

    89% of people report it’s easy to book holidays.

    Based on data from 368 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between February 2024 and May 2024.

    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.

  • Good
  • Shifts don’t get changed at short notice

    Do McDonald’s managers change crew members shifts at short notice?

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

    How we know this

    82% of people say their manager doesn’t changes their shifts at the last minute.

    Based on data from 377 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between February 2024 and May 2024.

    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.

  • Good
  • Most people find it easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it for crew members to take sick leave at McDonald’s?

    Most people find it easy to take sick leave.

    How we know this

    75% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick.

    Based on data from 351 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between February 2024 and May 2024.

    Why this matters

    Everyone gets sick sometimes. You should be able to take time off when you need to.

    A good job should support you when you’re unwell and have systems in place that will allow you to take time off to recover when you need it.

  • Needs improving
  • People work a lot more hours than their contract

    Do crew members work the same number they are contracted for at McDonald’s?

    Most people work a lot more hours than their contact..

    How we know this

    81% of people report working 8 hours or more than their contract.

    Based on data from 372 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between February 2024 and May 2024.

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you should expect to work about the same number of hours that your contract guarantees you, most of the time.

    It’s useful to pick up or drop a few shifts here and there, but if you often work a lot more hours every week than you’re contracted for, a good job should guarantee them.

    This means you’re more likely to know when you’ll be working and how much you’ll earn in advance.

  • Good
  • Most students say it’s good

    Is crew members at McDonald’s job good for students?

    Most students say this is a good place to work if you’re studying.

    How we know this

    86% of students report this is a good place to work if you’re studying.

    Based on data from 243 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between February 2024 and May 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job should allow you to fit work around important things in your life, like studying.

    Life isn’t just about work. Good jobs make space for you to do well in both.

  • Good
  • Most parents say it’s good

    Is working as crew members at McDonald’s good if you have caring responsibilities?

    Most parents and carers say this is a good place to work.

    How we know this

    67% of people who care for a child or other relative report this is a good place to work.

    Based on data from 51 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between May 2023 and May 2024.

    Why this matters

    Whether it’s looking after children or caring for a relative, a good job should support your responsibilities outside of work.

Workplace

    Good
  • Most people feel treated with respect

    Do crew members at McDonald’s feel treated with respect by their managers?

    Most people feel treated with respect by their managers.

    How we know this

    76% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers.

    Based on data from 353 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between February 2024 and May 2024.

    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.

  • Good
  • Most people get proper breaks

    Do crew members at McDonald’s get proper breaks?

    Most people get proper breaks.

    How we know this

    92% of people report that they get to take proper breaks.

    Based on data from 398 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between February 2024 and May 2024.

    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.

  • Needs improving
  • Most people are stressed

    Is it stressful for crew members to work at McDonald’s?

    Most people feel stressed here.

    How we know this

    76% of people say they often feel stressed at work.

    Based on data from 382 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between February 2024 and May 2024.

    Why this matters

    Work isn’t always easy, but if you’re frequently feel stressed, that’s not good.

    Your employer should support you with enough people and resources to get your job done without feeling overwhelmed.

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  • Only some people enjoy their job

    Do crew members at McDonald’s enjoy their jobs?

    Only some people enjoy their job.

    How we know this

    41% of people report they don’t enjoy their job.

    Based on data from 318 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between February 2024 and May 2024.

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  • Only some people recommend their team

    Do crew members at McDonald’s recommend working with their team?

    Only some people recommend working with their team.

    How we know this

    44% of people report that they wouldn’t recommend working with their immediate team to a friend.

    Based on data from 413 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between February 2024 and May 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job means enjoying the place where you work.

    The people you work with every day really matter. They can be the difference between a terrible day and a great one.

    If you’d recommend your team to a friend, this shows that something’s going right.

  • Okay
  • Only some people get enough training

    Do crew members get enough training when they start at McDonald’s?

    Some people did’t get enough training when they started.

    How we know this

    46% of people report they didn’t get enough training when they started working here.

    Based on data from 388 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between February 2024 and May 2024.

    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.

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  • Only some people get support to progress

    Are crew members given support to progress at McDonald’s?

    Only some people are given support to progress here.

    How we know this

    In the last year, 46% of people report not being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role.

    Based on data from 359 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between February 2024 and May 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

    This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

  • Needs improving
  • Head office doesn’t understand what’s happening

    Do crew members think McDonald’s head office understands what's happening where they work?

    Most people think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work.

    How we know this

    70% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners don’t have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work.

    Based on data from 349 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between February 2024 and May 2024.

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

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  • Only some people feel well informed by head office

    Do crew members feel well informed about how McDonald’s is doing?

    Only some people feel well informed about how the company is doing.

    How we know this

    48% of people feel that they aren’t kept well informed about how the company is doing as a whole.

    Based on data from 367 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between February 2024 and May 2024.

    Why this matters

    At a good job, there should be a supportive relationship between the people working on the frontline serving customers and the people who own the company or work in head office.

    You should be kept informed about how the company is doing as a whole, both in good times and when things get tough for the business.

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What McDonald’s employees say about their job

  • Best thing

    The play is excellent most of the staff are nice and the duties though stressful when busy aren't that bad

    Worst thing

    Some management are clearly not fit for the role and many form their own little groups that get recognised more than the people they don't like

    5.5

    McDonald’s Crew member, May 2024

  • Best thing

    Simple work that doesn't require lots of training. Good breaks and benefits and generally young coworkers; good for students.

    Worst thing

    Can be very busy and stressful at times. A lot of people who don't pick up their slack and push it on to you. Training sometimes isn't sufficient for all stations.

    6.4

    McDonald’s Crew member, May 2024

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  • Best thing

    you can have a great laugh with some people on your shift and aren’t bored. also the discounts are amazing and great pay for students.

    Worst thing

    lots of bullying and many workers aren’t fully trained on everything leaving no rotation. the customers treat you like shit and spit lots. the work is high demanding

    5.5

    McDonald’s Crew member, April 2024

  • Best thing

    Good people around you, good pay, flexible hours

    Worst thing

    Sometimes pretty stressful, can get overwhelming and some managers will be way too strict and it causes more stress and anxiety while working

    5.0

    McDonald’s Crew member, April 2024

  • Best thing

    The people I work with are amazing. The managers are so considerate and have the biggest hearts. I feel appreciated and welcome there, I have never felt so me.

    Worst thing

    The pay rise we got compared to other stores. They had a £1 rise whereas we got a 25p one and we had lower pay than then to begin with. It was a bit unfair but it depends on what franchise you work in.

    7.0

    McDonald’s Crew member, April 2024

  • Best thing

    The discounts are amazing and if you need serious help mcdonalds will do there best to help you

    Worst thing

    Depending on what station you are at it's either very easy but slow feeling or extremely fast stressful bur still slow feeling the days always feel slow for many of mu co workers aswell

    5.5

    McDonald’s Crew member, March 2024

  • Best thing

    The crew members and area leaders are usually very approachable and you will make friends at work and it can provide a good work environment where you feel welcomed (could be wrong if you are an introverted person)

    Worst thing

    My shifts get changed all the time without telling me, I will take a screenshot of my rota when it comes out because it means I don’t have to go through the long login process and makes it easier for me. Another thing is they can struggle ringing me if I don’t show up to a shift and will proceed to not let me work the next week aswell.

    4.6

    McDonald’s Crew member, March 2024

  • Best thing

    The friendships, free meal & flexible hours for parents and students.

    Worst thing

    We’re not appreciated, we do very demanding work and we are always short staffed, not to mention the abuse we get from customers.

    6.8

    McDonald’s Crew trainer, January 2024

  • Best thing

    - Flexible hours
    - Above minimum wage
    - Friendly workplace / atmosphere (not including customer interaction)

    Worst thing

    - Certain cleaning tasks
    - Dealing with customers with sub par respect (Hospitality in general)
    - Less competent staff / unmotivated ruining shift dynamics.

    7.0

    McDonald’s Shift manager, December 2023

  • Best thing

    can be a friendly environment on a good day, not too difficult to get the hang of

    Worst thing

    co workers can be hostile and rude and unhelpful, not much training

    4.6

    McDonald’s Crew member, December 2023

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