British Heart Foundation Reviews

Updated 6 May 2021

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4.0
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British Heart Foundation Chief Executive Dr. Charmaine Griffiths
Dr. Charmaine Griffiths
41 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexible hours, very friendly staff(in 22 reviews)

  • "The BHF is an excellent place to work because of its people(in 21 reviews)

Cons
  • "Personal pressure to achieve as charity funded(in 37 reviews)

  • "Theyre were no job vacancies for paid staff while I was there(in 17 reviews)

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  1. "5 stars"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Research Engagement Officer in London, England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at British Heart Foundation full-time

    Pros

    It's the best organisation I've ever worked for

    Cons

    None that I can think of

  2. "Great company, great staff"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Information Technology Project Manager in London, England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    professional, warm and welcoming, structured

    Cons

    Nothing to note at this stage

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  3. "Review"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in London, England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place, good people, hard working, good cause , good morale

    Cons

    Lowpat, low low low low

  4. "I love working for the BHF!"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Research Engagement Officer in London, England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at British Heart Foundation full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I cherish the flexible environment

    Cons

    I don't think there are any

  5. "Good place to work"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Wolverhampton, England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at British Heart Foundation part-time

    Pros

    Great team, great job, great hourly pay

    Cons

    Low contract hours, cant think of anything else

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  6. "The best job/team I have ever had"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Paid Social Executive in London, England, England

    I have been working at British Heart Foundation full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great work/life balance Amazing people to work with

    Cons

    Pay could be better Not a very international company

    British Heart Foundation Response

    April 9, 2021Recruitment Partner

    Hello there, thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review for us :). It is great to hear that you are enjoying your role within the busy social media team. The passion of our people regularly comes up in reviews from our colleagues and we encourage all colleagues to look after their health and well-being as much as possible and work life balance definitely plays a big part in that. We regularly review our pay and benefits to ensure that they are as competitive as possible. Your feedback will be shared with the relevant teams. Thank you for your contribution to our life saving work! Best wishes, BHF Recruitment team

  7. "Good work!"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Shop Assistant in Coventry, England, England

    I worked at British Heart Foundation part-time

    Pros

    Pleased with my work here, offered a job having volunteered for some time

    Cons

    Too few hours, but better than noting

    British Heart Foundation Response

    March 8, 2021Volunteering Team Co-Ordinator

    Its fantastic to read that your BHF volunteering and the skills you gained then led to a paid role with us. Clare - Volunteering Team

  8. "Great way to give back"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Volunteer in Canterbury, England, England
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Staff are very friendly, and will help you learn what you need to to be an effective volunteer Very flexible in working hours, as a volunteer, any time given is highly appreciated by staff Can gain customer service experience, as well as stock management in a relaxed environment

    Cons

    There are very few, if any cons.

  9. "Lovely company"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Volunteer in Leeds, England, England
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    You are contributing to a good cause

    Cons

    Not for selfless people as its a charity

  10. "A great organisation to research for"

    5.0
    Current Employee - PhD Student in London, England, England

    I have been working at British Heart Foundation full-time

    Pros

    Networking events; BHF alumni events and opportunities; Generous research grants.

    Cons

    Experience depends on host research organisation and supervisors which is highly variable.

    British Heart Foundation Response

    February 19, 2021Recruitment Partner

    Hi there, thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. It is great to hear that you are enjoying your PHD and thank you for the contribution that you make towards our life-saving research. It is great that you've been able to take advantage of the networking/alumni opportunities and feel supported within your PHD. Thank you once again for continuing to make a difference! Best wishes, BHF Recruitment team

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