Waitrose & Partners Reviews

Updated 21 Sep 2020

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3.9
78%
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79%
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Waitrose & Partners Managing Director Rob Collins
Rob Collins
591 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay, good holiday allowance(in 326 reviews)

  • "Good benefits staff discount across Waitrose and John lewis(in 201 reviews)

Cons
  • "Stacking shelf’s for long hours can be very tiring(in 65 reviews)

  • "Did not provide the needed study leave for part-time workers who were studying at the same time(in 59 reviews)

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  1. "Great employer"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Delivery Driver in Oxford, England

    I have been working at Waitrose & Partners full-time

    Pros

    Lots of employee benefits Fun place to work

    Cons

    I have had no problems so far

  2. "Part Time Student Job"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Assistant in Longfield, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Waitrose & Partners part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Very official. Very by the book so you are protected in that sense. Chance to work in lots of different sections and develop yourself and in turn get better pay.

    Cons

    In my branch, management was absolutely terrible and unorganised. There were too many managers and a lot of them were incompetent. A lot of them were bullies and a lot were very arrogant.

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  3. "Great"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Waitrose Supermarket Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Waitrose & Partners part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good calming environment with client engagement

    Cons

    Time demanding, sometimes moody customers

  4. "overall nice place to work"

    4.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Service Assistant 

    I have been working at Waitrose & Partners part-time

    Pros

    Really nice atmosphere and managers listen

    Cons

    Pay could be better and it’s hard to progress

  5. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Supermarket Assistant in London, England

    I have been working at Waitrose & Partners part-time

    Pros

    Staff are friendly, work together as a team

    Cons

    Expected to serve customers to a higher standard than other supermarkets

  6. "Great company to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Post Woman in West Ealing, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Waitrose & Partners part-time

    Pros

    Partner benefits are a good incentive

    Cons

    None cons as it is a good company to work for

  7. "Good Place"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Tills 

    I worked at Waitrose & Partners part-time

    Pros

    Friendly staff and decent wage

    Cons

    Sometimes difficult to to book holidays

  8. "Not bad"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Let Time Shop Assistant 

    I worked at Waitrose & Partners part-time

    Pros

    Well supported with regular reviews

    Cons

    Repetitive environment that becomes stale

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Depends on the branch"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Customer Assistant in Northampton, England

    I have been working at Waitrose & Partners part-time

    Pros

    Friendly staff at the right place

    Cons

    Less so at the wrong

  10. "Supermarket assistant"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Waitrose Supermarket Assistant in Cambridge, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Waitrose & Partners part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Annual bonus and discounts at store.

    Cons

    Rigid hierarchy can be grating.

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