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Expert adult social care insight
This report offers comprehensive workforce characteristics about the 1.47 million people working in adult social care in England. The report gives a detailed profile of this workforce such as age, gender, ethnicity and specific job role information.
It builds on the ‘Size and Structure’ report recently published in August.
According to the Government’s “EU Settlement Scheme: statement of intent” the rights of EU citizens living in the UK will not change until after 31st December 2020.
The NMDS-SC shows that 21% of workers with an EU nationality also already have British Citizenship and that 50% of EU workers arrived in the UK either in or prior to 2015, and therefore may have gained the five years continuous residency required for ‘Settled status’. The remaining 29% of EU workers will be eligible for ‘pre-settled status.
Prior to the National Living Wage, care worker hourly rates increased by around 13p (1.9%) per year. The launch of the NLW saw the average hourly rate increase by 20p (2.7%) then by 39p (5.2%) in the following year.
Workforce estimates contain raw tabulated information with more breakdowns (sector, service, geographical level) than in the main report. You can access these below.
The state of the adult social care sector and workforce - full report
Domiciliary care services in the sector - summary report
Summary of care homes without nursing
Summary of care home with nursing