Waitrose Employee Reviews about "part time"

Updated Jan 20, 2021

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222 Ratings
Pros
  • "flexible overtime great benefits good pay(in 402 reviews)

  • "John Lewis/Waitrose are such a great company to work for(in 216 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours sometimes short staffed(in 88 reviews)

  • "Most new contracts are part time(in 67 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great job

      Jan 13, 2021 - Supermarket Assistant in Sunningdale, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Cares about the staff Have good covid measures in place Always chance of overtime Pay is very good Very nice team of people

      Cons

      Most new contracts are part time

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good part time job

      Jan 8, 2021 - General Assistant/Shop Floor 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Easy job to do part time

      Cons

      Customers can be very annoying

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    3. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Good company

      Jan 20, 2021 - Partner in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great colleagues friendly, benefits of partner discount great.

      Cons

      Some customers that can be very rude, no full time jobs but everyone part time.

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Waitrose Supermarket Assistant

      Dec 4, 2020 - Waitrose Supermarket Assistant in Oundle, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly people, overtime opportunities, good part time work

      Cons

      Fast paced, similar work, low pay

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Wonderful company but not much opportunity to progress

      Nov 28, 2020 - Manager in Bracknell, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people and ethos Ethical company

      Cons

      Limited opportunities to progress particularly if you work part time

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Good job

      Dec 10, 2020 - Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good part-time job and people

      Cons

      Management and lack of training

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Really fun job

      Nov 25, 2020 - Waitrose Supermarket Assistant in Bromley, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      staff are nice, nice managers , lots of overtime

      Cons

      not much progression for part time

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Friendly place for students

      Nov 14, 2020 - Graduate Engineer in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Relaxed and friendly working environment for students looking for part time employment. Nice benefits.

      Cons

      Can get tiring working on shopfloor. Difficult to progress upwards.

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      A great place to work

      Nov 2, 2020 - Supermarket Assistant in Harrow, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Professional and friendly to work there

      Cons

      No cons of working at Waitrose part time

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Nov 1, 2020 - Customer Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good pay and bonus scheme

      Cons

      As a part time partner you are pressured into working extra hours which can be hard if you're balancing study as well (I worked there during A levels)

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