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.