British Red Cross Reviews

Updated 20 Sep 2020

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  1. "Great Employer"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Resourcing Partner in Glasgow, Scotland

    I have been working at British Red Cross full-time

    Pros

    Diverse team and real values at the core

    Cons

    It's such a huge organisation it's hard to keep track of everything

  2. "Kind people"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Volunteer in Cambridge, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at British Red Cross full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Wonderful people to work with, fast paced and a good way to develop you communication skills

    Cons

    Some boring background jobs and can be stressful interacting with general public.


  3. "Great organisation to work for"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Policy and Research Officer 
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at British Red Cross part-time

    Pros

    Lovely environment to work in.

    Cons

    Low salaries, little chances for development.

  4. "Tiring Job"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Service Support 

    I have been working at British Red Cross part-time

    Pros

    Meet good people, expand your network, working with amazing people

    Cons

    Lack of management, stressing, extra hours (are paid)

  5. "Nice work environment"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Volunteer in Bournville, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at British Red Cross part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Best people to work with

    Cons

    nothing as far as i know

  6. "Friendly team and management"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Equipment Administrator in Nottingham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at British Red Cross part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Your doing something to help people and can genuinely make a difference Good pay Low pressed

    Cons

    Poor upper management strategy employed

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  7. "Great Organisation"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Community Connector in Birmingham, England
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at British Red Cross full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible, Supportive & always learning

    Cons

    not really any cons here

  8. "Good place to work but outlining offices a bit forgotten"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Community Fundraiser in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at British Red Cross full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good people, great mission, some good training

    Cons

    If you aren't in London it is hard to get any opportunities

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  9. "Brilliant"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Shop Assistant 

    I worked at British Red Cross part-time

    Pros

    Nice and helpful manager that I'd ever seen

    Cons

    I can't think of any at all

  10. "Excellent organisation"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Events First Aider in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at British Red Cross part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great communication, important work, lots of training

    Cons

    BRC no longer do Events First Aid

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