Salaries at Vida Healthcare have been raised by an average of 25 per cent in a bid to ease recruitment and retention issues at the business.
Qualified care assistant pay has increased 28 per cent to £12.32 an hour, and nurses’ pay by 21 per cent to £22.50.
Vida Healthcare employs over 470 staff members and supports 203 residents living with dementia.
James Rycroft, managing director at Vida Healthcare, said: “Establishing various benefits including the pay increase and bespoke training supports our colleagues.”
Rycroft is pictured above (right) with with (l-r): Chairman Chris Rycroft, Healthcare Director Bernadette Mossman and Operations Director Jillian Young.