Waitrose Reviews

Updated Jan 24, 2022

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4.0
78%
Recommend to a Friend
76%
Approve of CEO
Waitrose Chairman Sharon White
Sharon White
329 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay good stuff good manager(in 592 reviews)

  • "you get a discount on John Lewis(in 282 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours over night caused fatigue(in 132 reviews)

  • "I have no cons about my time at Waitrose(in 127 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Fantastic

      Jan 5, 2022 - Checkout Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very supportive staff, very understanding of disability and willing to support and learn the best and safest ways to carry out my job.

      Cons

      Customers can be exceptionally rude - especially around peak times of the year E.g. Christmas, Easter

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Redundant

      Jan 24, 2022 - Assistant Team Manager in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good Partner discount for both Waitrose and John Lewis

      Cons

      Role no longer exists it’s merged into Team Manager

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Loved it

      Jan 21, 2022 - Sales Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Discount People who you work with

      Cons

      If your face fits to develop

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good and Friendly business

      Jan 21, 2022 - Food Service Worker in Witney, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - there are lots of additional benefits such as pay rise opportunities and great holiday

      Cons

      - can be quite tiring and intense

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good part time

      Jan 21, 2022 - Waitrose Supermarket Assistant in Bristol, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly staff, lots of additional perks once you work there for over 3 months

      Cons

      Have to be flexible with the jobs you do

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great company, great team.

      Jan 19, 2022 - Order Picker in Crawley, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice environment to work. Well paid too with the unsociable hours bonus. Support if you want to progress, but no pressure if you don’t. The staff discount card is fantastic!

      Cons

      Can sometimes be hard to book annual leave if there are staff shortages.

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great job

      Jan 19, 2022 - Delivery Driver in Aberdeen, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Well run company, great discounts.

      Cons

      Weekend working, covering shop floor when no deliveries.

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Nice job if you need something before you head off to uni

      Jan 19, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Easy, mindnumbing work that can be done by almost anyone.

      Cons

      Long days on your feet and lots of pressure to get shelves loaded depending on the manager. Can be mind

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good

      Jan 18, 2022 - Anonymous Employee in Glasgow, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      A great first job experience

      Cons

      Constant turnover of staff without continuity

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place but management...

      Jan 18, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great place Lovely customers Supportive partners Great pay (at the time)

      Cons

      Management not around when you needed them.

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