British Heart Foundation Reviews

Updated 23 Sep 2020

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3.9
75%
Recommend to a Friend
93%
Approve of CEO
British Heart Foundation Chief Executive Dr. Charmaine Griffiths
Dr. Charmaine Griffiths
14 Ratings
Pros
  • "Friendly staff, work around your prior commitments(in 20 reviews)

  • "Generous funding and support network from BHF alumni researchers(in 19 reviews)

Cons
  • "Personal pressure to achieve as charity funded(in 33 reviews)

  • "Theyre were no job vacancies for paid staff while I was there(in 16 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Customer Service Assistant"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Assistant 

    I worked at British Heart Foundation part-time

    Pros

    Good work-life balance and pleasent working enironment

    Cons

    None that I can think of

    British Heart Foundation Response

    Recruitment Partner

    Hi there, thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us. It is great to see that you had a great experience during your career with us. The work-life balance and working environment often comes up as positives within reviews from our colleagues :). It is also great to see that you're unable to think of any cons. Thank you again for making a life saving difference. Wishing you all the best in your next move. BHF Recruitment team

  2. "Fun, rewarding work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Volunteer 

    I worked at British Heart Foundation part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great opportunity to work with like-minded individuals

    Cons

    None come to mind from my experience


  3. "Slow Paced, interesting people coming"

    4.0
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Volunteer Shop Assistant in London, England
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at British Heart Foundation part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Friendly people, Get to understand how donations are processed and sold.

    Cons

    Sometimes is boring and you will find very little to do

  4. "Bhf"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Volunteer in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends

    I have been working at British Heart Foundation part-time

    Pros

    Working for a good cause Work to get a nationally recognised qualification Work to get Good references

    Cons

    There are none that I can think of

  5. "Not bad"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Sales Advisor 

    I have been working at British Heart Foundation full-time

    Pros

    Job is always changing. People are nice most of the time

    Cons

    Long hours, minimum pay. Management are a bit snakey

    British Heart Foundation Response

    Recruitment Partner

    Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us. It is great to see that you are enjoying your Sales Assistant position so far and the fast paced nature of the role. Our people and teams often come up as a positive comment in our employee reviews. We want to ensure that all of our colleagues have a positive experience with us and we are constantly reviewing our processes and benefits. We would be keen to hear more from you on this so please reach out to us confidentially on careers@bhf.org.uk. Wishing you continued success with us! BHF recruitment team

  6. "Good"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Customer Service 

    I have been working at British Heart Foundation full-time

    Pros

    Great support from management and colleagues

    Cons

    Teams could work better together on projects in a more streamlined way

    British Heart Foundation Response

    Recruitment Partner

    Hi, thanks so much for your review! It’s great to read your comments about your working environment and that you feel fully supported in your Customer Service role. We wish you continued success with us!

  7. "meh"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Volenteer 

    I have been working at British Heart Foundation part-time

    Pros

    good for gaining experience and developing skills

    Cons

    dont get clear instructions just stand around until you see something to help with

  8. "Volunteering"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Voulnteer in Harrow, England

    I have been working at British Heart Foundation part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good place to get work experience and lovely team members

    Cons

    There's no downside it's a lovely place to work

  9. "Good place to start to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at British Heart Foundation part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good and reliable company. The staff is friendly and supportive

    Cons

    Not opportunities to grow Communication issues

    British Heart Foundation Response

    Recruitment Partner

    Hi, thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us. It is great to see that you are enjoying your Sales Assistant role. The friendliness of our people often comes up as a positive comment in our reviews. Wishing you continued success! :)

  10. "Good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Shop Floor Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at British Heart Foundation part-time

    Pros

    Easy, flexible and no commitments

    Cons

    Ppl are annoying and rude

    British Heart Foundation Response

    Recruitment Partner

    Hi, thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us. It is great to see that you enjoyed your role and would recommend working for us. It is also great to see that you enjoyed the flexibility in the role. With regards to your other comments we would be keen to find out further details from you on this. We want to ensure that all our employees have a positive experience with their colleagues. Please, reach out to us on careers@bhf.org.uk for a confidential conversation. Wishing you all the best!

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