Waitrose & Partners Reviews

Updated Aug 11, 2020

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3.9
77%
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77%
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Waitrose & Partners Managing Director Rob Collins
Rob Collins
566 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay, good holiday allowance(in 314 reviews)

  • "Good benefits staff discount across Waitrose and John lewis(in 197 reviews)

Cons
  • "Stacking shelf’s for long hours can be very tiring(in 61 reviews)

  • "a lot of responsibility for a part-time job(in 58 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Checkout Service Associate 

    I worked at Waitrose & Partners part-time

    Pros

    Accepted me with no experience

    Cons

    Not many cons working here

  2. "Great"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Waitrose & Partners part-time

    Pros

    - Fun environment - Good sense of teamwork

    Cons

    - None, enjoyed my time here


  3. "Brilliant"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Waitrose Supermarket Assistant in London, ON

    I have been working at Waitrose & Partners part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Pay Benefits Discount Friendly Head Office Nice place to work

    Cons

    Some customers can be difficult and managers too

  4. "Competitive Pay and Great Benefits"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Waitrose & Partners part-time

    Pros

    The employees are cared about, the John Lewis Partnership is great for that. The discounts are great and there are a load of additional perks to cash in on if you work here. Pay moved up quickly and started at a high rate.

    Cons

    Experience can vary store-to-store.

  5. "Good"

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

    I have been working at Waitrose & Partners part-time

    Pros

    Good employee with a fair salary for young employees

    Cons

    Hard working. Can be long hours

  6. "Good"

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

    I have been working at Waitrose & Partners part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good fun I enjoy work here

    Cons

    It was very busy sometimes

  7. "Immediate start"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Waitrose Sales Assistant in Harrow, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Waitrose & Partners full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I would love to work for a company with such a great reputation." "I want to work for Waitrose because I shop here all of the time. ... Assure the interviewer that you can handle a situation like this with poise while keeping the customer happy, and keeping the needs of the company in mind as well.

    Cons

    There is no down fall, as long as we all work as a team.

  8. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Supermarket Assistant 

    I have been working at Waitrose & Partners part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits and a lovely community feel with other colleagues.

    Cons

    Sometimes queries are not answered

  9. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Customer Assistant 

    I worked at Waitrose & Partners part-time

    Pros

    You get an annual bonus and decent pay

    Cons

    Required to work lots of hours over Christmas

  10. "Positive Experience"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Night Replenishment in Longfield, England

    I worked at Waitrose & Partners part-time

    Pros

    - Flexible days - Plenty of overtime - Great rate of pay with subsidized food - Fantastic friendly team

    Cons

    - Long hours will mess up your sleep schedule

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