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British Red Cross Reviews

Updated 12 Jul 2019

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Michael Adamson
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  1. "Volunteer with BR"

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    Current Employee - Volunteer in Milton Keynes, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at British Red Cross part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible and rewarding company to work for

    Cons

    No cons to work for this company

    British Red Cross2019-07-10
  2. "Great charity, full of wonderful employees"

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      Current Employee - Contract Development Manager 

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

      Pros

      The staff - all really eager to help others

      Cons

      The I.T. systems were a bit behind the times

      British Red Cross2019-06-18
    • "Retail assistant"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      No Opinion of CEO

      I have been working at British Red Cross part-time

      Pros

      Get to work with others as a team along with getting to know the customers

      Cons

      Not always having enough volunteers on

      British Red Cross2019-03-19
    • "Great organisation to start your career"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

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

      Pros

      Friendly staff and good learning experience

      Cons

      Slow process and can be improved

      British Red Cross2018-11-14
    • "Drivers mate"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
      Recommends

      I worked at British Red Cross part-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      Great company to work for

      Cons

      There are no downsides in working for them

      British Red Cross2018-10-11
    • "Recruiter"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

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

      Pros

      amazing culture, lots of services, friendly staff, learning culture

      Cons

      salary is not the best one

      British Red Cross2018-06-14
    • "Casework coordinator"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I have been working at British Red Cross full-time

      Pros

      Training and development opportunities and flexible working

      Cons

      Bureaucracy and low salaries

      Advice to Management

      Ensure salaries reflect responsibility

      British Red Cross2018-06-11
    • "Great opportunity to get job experience"

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      Current Employee - Store Assistant in Dundee, Scotland
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook

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

      Pros

      Extreme flexibility in terms of how many shifts you want to do and when you want to do it

      Cons

      no cons, well, except you don't get paid what you end up with something to add on the work experience section on your CV

      Advice to Management

      none

      British Red Cross2018-05-27
    • "Shop volunteer"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at British Red Cross part-time

        Pros

        Easy going and helpful management Pleasant atmosphere

        Cons

        I did not find any cons

        British Red Cross2018-03-20
      • "Great Place to work lots of interesting opportunities"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Paisley, Scotland
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        No Opinion of CEO

        I have been working at British Red Cross full-time

        Pros

        Working in the centralised People and Learning Function in Paisley. Great benefits such as flexible working and lots of autonomy. Genuinely lovely people working in the organisation. Interesting work. Very diverse organisation.

        Cons

        Organisation going through transformation so always issues when change is implemented, but really good vision of what will be offered.

        Advice to Management

        Listen and value everyone's opinion, encourage people to speak out and offer ideas/different viewpoints.

        British Red Cross2018-02-06
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