This is how many registered managers in the sector.
76% had been in the sector for 10 or more years, and averaged 8.2 years in their current role. Around 22% left their roles in the past 12 months.
The vacancy rate of 11.8% was higher than the sector average.
There were 17,000 social workers employed by local authority adult social service departments across England as at September 2018 , 1,000 in the independent sector and around 2,400 in the NHS.
The number of social workers employed by local authorities in England increased by 4.7% from 16,200 to 17,000 between 2017 and 2018 – this figure had been stable at around 16,000 since 2011.
The wider local authority employed social care workforce has decreased by around 30% since 2011.
As at 2017, there were 42,000 registered nurse jobs in the sector. They were one of the only jobs to see a significant decrease since 2012 (down 9,500 jobs or 18%).
This could be related to the recruitment and retention problem facing employers of registered nurses. 32% of nurses are estimated to have left their role within the past 12 months.