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Four Seasons/brighterkind RCN nurses accept average 7.8 pc pay offer

RCN members employed by Four Seasons Health Care/brighterkind have been voting on a proposed pay offer for 2023-24. Results show that of those who voted, 68 per cent voted to accept the offer and 32 per cent voted to reject it. 

The main points of the proposed offer include: 

  • Those on the national minimum wage receiving an increase from £9.50 to £10.42, which is equal to 9.7 per cent and affects 43 per cent of the workforce 
  • A pay rise of between 5-5.9 per cent for all other staff
  • A one-off, non-consolidated payment of £200 (for staff with an annual salary up to £52,000)
  • Sick pay from day one of any absence, paid at statutory sick pay rate
  • An additional day of leave for the King’s coronation, for all staff and pay at time and a half for those who are at work on 8 May
  • An additional day of leave for staff with two years’ service, which affects 21.5 per cent of current staff. 

Four Seasons Health Care has also offered some non-pay additional benefits such as a hot meal being provided on every shift, and membership of the Blue Light discount scheme

The decision of members to accept the offer will be shared with Four Seasons Health Care. Details of how and when the increases in pay, annual leave, and sick pay will be implemented will follow.  

Read the full offer.

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