Store Manager (Current Employee) – Bedfordshire – 9 December 2018
Work as store manager along side an excellent team of paid staff and volunteers. Although it is hard work we genuinely enjoy ourselves and have a strong sense of team spirit. Line management is very hands on and supportive and we feel like we are an integral part of the community, signposting enquiries from customers to services provided by the company.
I enjoy my job.
Systems could do with updating. Salary low compared to volume of work .
Day Care Officer (Current Employee) – London, UK – 11 December 2018
All I could say is that I worked here for more than 5 years and all I heard every day was that our department will close down due to the lack of funds. people in charge do not know how to value their workers and do not know how to keep their staff.
Community Link Worker (Former Employee) – West Sussex – 5 December 2018
Just don't work there - they don't know what they are doing!
They just want 'yes' people who will do as they are told.
The employees are scared to speak out as the managers bully them. There is no HR or anyone else to keep the managers from having complete control to do what they want, including sacking whoever they want to.
Scary little organisation in Sussex, with mini 'all powerful' managers who want 'yes' people.
A good place to mingle and put something back into the society.
Voluntary IT Trainer/Technician (Current Employee) – London, Greater London – 21 November 2018
I have been able to put my profession and personal qualities to work in my engagements with different people from diverse ethnicity. The management has always been very appreciative of the general staff contribution towards the progress of the organisation. Volunteers are well treated and enjoyed similar work incentives as those set aside for permanent staff members.
Free lunches, Reasonable breaks, Maximum 30 days holidays.
Shop Manager (Former Employee) – North East – 17 November 2018
I loved my job and only left as I moved. The down side is low wage, but it is a charity so I expected as much, and it's not a 9-5 job as you often have to start early and finish late. That said it's very rewarding and enjoyable. I had a great team of volunteers and two hard working staff. If you get the chance I would recommend working with Age UK.
Voluntary Worker (Former Employee) – Redbridge – 5 November 2018
Working with Age UK was an experience, I was able to enjoy the comfort of meeting new people, and helping them experience new opportunities such as art, using technology and playing games like Dominos.