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Found 63 reviews

3.0
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49%
Recommend to a Friend
59%
Approve of CEO
Dominic Jones
15 Ratings
Pros
  • "Free tickets to merlin Attractions(in 11 reviews)

  • "20 free tickets for you and others for other parks too(in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • "Very long hours and sometimes rude customers(in 13 reviews)

  • "The team leaders will hold a grudge(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Miss"

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    Current Employee - Night Host in Thorpe, South East England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Thorpe Park full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Its exciting to be part of a great team and engage everyone who visits the park with fun and enjoyment .

    Cons

    You can't always predict the weather.

    Thorpe Park2019-03-31
  2. "Always a great day out,clean ,friendly safe atmosphere"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Ashford, Kent, South East England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Thorpe Park part-time

    Pros

    Always enjoy giving great customer service and being part of an enthusiastic team

    Cons

    Mainly to find flexibility that would fit around the family

    Advice to Management

    Always good to have a balance of different ages in the team

    Thorpe Park2019-02-25
  3. "Host"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Thorpe Park part-time

      Pros

      Great environment to work in with lovely people.

      Cons

      A lot of people visit so it can get very busy.

      Thorpe Park2019-02-23
    • "useless"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at Thorpe Park part-time

        Pros

        free time on rides and free passes

        Cons

        run by children. managers are mean and rude

        Thorpe Park2019-03-15
      • "Team leader review"

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        Current Employee - Team Leader 
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook
        No Opinion of CEO

        I have been working at Thorpe Park part-time for more than 3 years

        Pros

        Meeting new people Good levels of responsibility New challenges every day

        Cons

        Not paid enough Long long hours Lack of organisation and structure from hierarchy

        Advice to Management

        Needs to improve recruitment process for right competancy

        Thorpe Park2019-02-08
      • "Amazing Fun"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends

        I have been working at Thorpe Park full-time

        Pros

        Great pay depending on Department and age Benefits package very comprehensive Supportive Management

        Cons

        Rude guests Can be asked to work extra hours with little to no notice

        Thorpe Park2019-01-22
      • "retail work"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook

        I worked at Thorpe Park full-time

        Pros

        -Everyone that works there is so friendly, and it really easy to make friends in the environment you work in. -fun -really good for a first job -interviews are easy

        Cons

        -long hours -not great pay -a lot of restrictions -a lot of hard work e.g. lifting large amounts of stock -customers don't treat you well when something goes wrong with the rides

        Thorpe Park2019-01-19
      • "ride assistant"

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        Current Employee - Ride Host in London, England
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I have been working at Thorpe Park full-time (Less than a year)

        Pros

        some work mates are nice, but not many.

        Cons

        some work mates are nice , a lot are arrogant. to many hours standing, the break is to short. the teenagers works are horrible dirty in the premsis.

        Advice to Management

        to much to say

        Thorpe Park2019-01-22
      • "Loved it as a first job"

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          Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
          Recommends
          Approves of CEO

          I worked at Thorpe Park part-time

          Pros

          Great work mates, sometimes able to leave quite early in the day (could be a con too I guess!), fun socials, free entry to theme parks

          Cons

          Not incredible pay, and the hours can be short sometimes so nearly didn't even cover the cost of getting in for some people

          Thorpe Park2018-11-25
        • "Rides and Attractions Host"

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          Former Employee - Ride Host in Staines, England
          Doesn't Recommend
          Neutral Outlook
          No Opinion of CEO

          I worked at Thorpe Park part-time (Less than a year)

          Pros

          Get to go on the rides Free tickets to merlin Attractions

          Cons

          Long Shifts Repetitive and Small lunch breaks

          Thorpe Park2018-11-01
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