Boots Oxford Reviews

Updated 16 Jun 2021

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2.8
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34%
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Boots Senior Vice President and Managing Director Sebastian James
Sebastian James
5 Ratings
  1. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Experience

    9 Oct 2015 - Pharmacist in Oxford, England, England
    Recommend
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    Pros

    To gain experience, and having the opportunity to work in various branches will make you be very good professional wise.

    Cons

    Stressful, not enough members of staff.

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  2. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Decent place but struggling with lack of staff

    16 Jun 2021 - Customer Advisor in Oxford, England, England
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    Pros

    Pretty good training, even for basic roles. Decent salary.

    Cons

    A company struggling with lack of staff, leading to the existing staff having a more stressful experience.

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  3. 2.0
    Former Employee

    Nor recommended

    9 Jun 2021 - Pre Registration Pharmacist in Oxford, England, England
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    Pros

    Easy to get a job

    Cons

    Time pressure, unfriendly working environment and focus on money making only

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  4. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Good

    1 Mar 2021 - Store Pharmacist in Oxford, England, England
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good learning and. Training platforms

    Cons

    long hours and weekend work.

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  5. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Good Company

    21 Jan 2021 - Pharmacy Technician in Oxford, England, England
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Benefits, discounts, flexi working. and good training

    Cons

    Lack of career progression opportunities

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  6. 1.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Store manager

    9 Mar 2021 - Store Manager/Store Leader in Oxford, England, England
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    Pros

    You get days off now and again

    Cons

    Work life balance is poor

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  7. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Great student job

    17 Sep 2020 - Student in Oxford, England, England
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great job for a university student.

    Cons

    Cant think of many cons.

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  8. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Good place to work

    4 Sep 2020 - Customer Assistant in Oxford, England, England
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Flexible work pattern Various roles available Work across different stores Development if wanted

    Cons

    Pay not amazing, no enhancements for working weekends

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  9. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Not worth the headache

    17 Feb 2020 - Assistant Manager in Oxford, England, England
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    Pros

    Great team, a few remaining old-school managers who really embody Boot's values, opportunity to push yourself with challenges.

    Cons

    low pay, low holidays, high scrutiny for sickness, high stress levels and lack of management with those who are not capable of the role or support for you when trying to manage a challenging business.

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  10. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    A good place to start but you should always move up.

    16 Sep 2019 - Pharmacy Advisor in Oxford, England, England
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    Pros

    Always keeps you moving. Helps you build your confidence and puts you in the right mindset for hardworking and taking on responsibility. You will learn a lot about healthcare, medications, ailments and diseases etc Good Pay

    Cons

    Can get very stressful. Training is not always good, depends on who is around. Can get short staffed at times.

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