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Whatever you’re looking for in a job, you can find it with us. We offer flexible hours, accredited training, fantastic career prospects and a whole host of other rewards and benefits that fit around you and your lifestyle. That’s why were consistently ranked as a Times Top 100 Graduate Employer and in the Guardian’s top 300 Graduate Employers list as well as attaining the Investors in People Gold and the YEUK Youth Friendly Employer Awards.

The UK and Ireland business comprises of more than 1,300 restaurants across both our company and Franchise estate. Not only do we employ over 125,000 people across our restaurants and in our regional offices, but we also work with hundreds of suppliers and over 17,500 British and Irish farmers.

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Rated 2.5 out of 5
2.5 out of 5 stars (based on 21 reviews)
Very good5%

very stressful

Rated 2 out of 5

managers always a huge problem, their attitudes toward staff is terrible and condescending they rush workers to cook quickly while they sit and relax. Would not recommend working here

Good Workplace to get started

Rated 4 out of 5

A crew member can work many different positions throughout the restaurant. Some positions are easy, some are hard. It does get busy, it does get stressful; however, as soon you get familiar with the job and people it becomes easy. On the other hand, management can play a big part in the way you feel about the job. The McDonald’s I worked at had very good management so it was very easy to change my availability and they did a really good job at running the workstations here. Some have bag management which can lead to loads of issues.

I would suggest finding a McDonald’s with extremely good management if you want to work here. Otherwise, it would be a nightmare.


Free food, Decent pay, flexible ( can adapt easily to your schedule), good team mates


Can become repetitive, some work stations are harder and more stressful than others so it depends where you are put to work

Overall positive

Rated 5 out of 5

Brilliant, loved working here! Amazing, hard working and incredible team… Lots of career and employment opportunities… No regrets working here… Would recommend to all!


Free lunches


Long unsociable hours

Bullying, managers that have power go to their head.?

Rated 1 out of 5

It pays well. But if you are someone who suffers with anxiety or have learning difficulties do not take this job.

Expect to be brought down by some of your colleagues, and have managers throw tantrums, yell at you etc. Not a good environment. Managers slagging off crew members to other staff, on the job. Bullying is a thing here.

You don’t get trained properly. You are told you get 3 weeks worth, I got less than a week. One of my crew trainers disappeared for the whole day when I was supposed to be training with them.

Managers aren’t trained properly.

The main managers think their something special. I think the getting away with shouting at 17/18 year olds gives them a rush.

Always understaffed. Can have 30 staff in on a really quiet day, then when it’s fireworks or something, best believe there is only half of that.

Pros of the job are, free meal, there are good people there too. Good pay.

Great place with the right managers and great pay.

Rated 5 out of 5

I worked overnight shifts. The pay was great and so was the overnight manager. Some mangers were just rude and upper management didn’t really care about the overnight team.


Great pay


Terrible management

Updated on October 22, 2022

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