Care Worker Trends

A recent Skills for Care report on ‘the state of staffing in the social care market’ highlighted some worrying facts.

· Pay in adult social care is on average 25% lower than pay in the NHS

· The adult social care sector in England still needs to fill around 112,000 job vacancies on

any given day

· The staff turnover rate of directly employed staff working in the adult social care sector

was 30.4 per cent last year.

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