Barnardo's Reviews

Updated Jan 19, 2022

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3.8
73%
Recommend to a Friend
67%
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Barnardo's Chief Executive Javed Khan
Javed Khan
164 Ratings
Pros
  • "Friendly staff and organised store(in 22 reviews)

  • "Great colleagues and a chill working environment(in 20 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Volunteers need to be paid a traveling allowance and for lunch(in 46 reviews)

  • "Because it’s a charity, the salary is lower(in 28 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Barnardo’s

      Jan 17, 2022 - Volunteer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good values Good communication Working as part of a team

      Cons

      Sometimes there can be a lot of clothes to sort out but that’s part of the job and it’s very rewarding

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Fun, Impactful, Work environment perfect for gaining experience

      Jan 11, 2022 - Store Assistant in Immingham, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great environment, gives a wide range of skills to train in, builds confidence, and helps make you feel like your creating an impact in your local community

      Cons

      Can be quiet sometimes, and sometimes includes monotonous work

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great

      Jan 6, 2022 - Employment Facilitator in Edinburgh, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Everything was great here no complaints

      Cons

      None none happy working here

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    4. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      IN decline

      Jan 19, 2022 - IT Specialist in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice people in the team

      Cons

      No pay rises, no promotion, cliques in management

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good exercise

      Jan 3, 2022 - Part Time Sales Associate in Bristol, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good pay and good work environment

      Cons

      Harsh weather and demanding hours

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Very varied job

      Dec 27, 2021 - Sales Associate in Darlington, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Every day is different and it is amazing to feel as if you control your own store and make it successful.

      Cons

      Work more hours than you get paid for and more often than not you do not get breaks and lone working is frequent.

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    7. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      The most difficult place to be a fundraiser

      Jan 10, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Services are genuinely amazing and make such a meaningful difference

      Cons

      The most impossible place to be a fundraiser I have ever encountered. The level of statutory funding in this organisation is such that income from fundraising just isn’t seen as important or valued. This makes it almost impossible to get anything done. My time here was completely miserable spent mostly dealing with red tape, politics and managing egos.

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee

      No issues

      Dec 23, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      No issues - good experience

      Cons

      No concerns at all during my time there

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    9. 2.0
      Current Employee

      Okay

      Jan 6, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great team okay team great team

      Cons

      Low wages very low wages

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee

      sales associate part time

      Dec 13, 2021 - Sales Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly staff and contributing to the local community

      Cons

      Stressful with minimal training for new/ perminant staff

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