Check out regional pay rates and vacancies at new Skills for Care dataset

Data on pay, turnover rates, number of jobs, vacancy rates, qualifications, and the demographic make-up of the sector for England by region is now available from Skills for Care online.

The data finds that the South East has the highest number of people working in the sector, at 241,000 people. The South East also has the highest number of adult social care jobs (filled posts) at 260,000.

Vacancy and turnover rates across the country paint a mixed picture. In London, the vacancy rate is highest at 8.9 per cent, whereas in Yorkshire and Humber the vacancy rate for 2020-21 is 5 per cent. Turnover rates vary from 30.9 per cent in the eastern region to 25 per cent in the North East.

Looking at mean pay rates, outside of London, the highest rates are paid in the South West and South East

The mean pay for a care worker employed by the local authority in London is £13.55 while for independent providers this is £9.70.

For independent provider care worker roles the South East offers the highest mean pay at £9.46. The South East also offers the highest mean pay for managerial positions outside of London across both local authority and independent provider roles at £20.99 and £14.51 respectively.

The South West offers the highest pay for local authority care worker roles at £10.92.

Facebooktwitterredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Subscribe to our newsletter
By continuing to browse or by clicking "Accept All Cookies" you agree to the storing of first and third-party cookies on your device to enhance site navigation, analyze site usage, and assist in our marketing efforts.
Cookie Policy
Cookie Settings
Decline All
Accept All Cookies
By continuing to browse or by clicking "Accept All Cookies" you agree to the storing of first and third-party cookies on your device to enhance site navigation, analyze site usage, and assist in our marketing efforts.
Cookie Policy
Cookie Settings
Decline All
Accept All Cookies
Cookie Settings
STAY UPDATED!
Thank you for visiting CHMonline.co.uk, the website for the leading magazine for care home managers, operators and directors. If you would like to receive the digital edition and/or the editor's regular newsletters via email please subscribe here.
Are you a care home staff member or operator?
Terms: Care Home Management (S&A Publishing) may use the information you provide on this form to get in touch with you with relevant industry news and promotions. You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting us. We will treat your information with respect. For more information please view our privacy policy.
By submitting this form you agree to the terms.
SUBSCRIBE