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Radfield Home Care Stamford increases hourly pay as accredited Living Wage employer

22 April 2020

Local News

Written byJames Beech

Radfield Home Care Stamford increases hourly pay as accredited Living Wage employer

Radfield Home Care Stamford, Peterborough & Rutland has increased its hourly rate to £9.30 for its home care jobs, in line with the latest Real Living Wage recommendation.

As part of the organisation’s unique home care employee satisfaction programme, the Caring for our Carers pledge, Radfield Home Care Stamford, Peterborough & Rutland is increasing its hourly rate for its home care jobs to £9.30. This is inline with the latest lift in pay rates by the Living Wage Foundation, calculated each year independent of the government’s guidelines on the true cost of living and income requirements for employees and their families to live well.

Understanding and rewarding the valuable work care assistants undertake every day in the UK, Radfield Home Care operates its Caring for our Carers pledge across the country to support its home care professionals. As well as providing excellent rates of pay such as the Real Living Wage, Radfield Home Care Stamford, Peterborough & Rutland also offers career progression opportunities, employee recognition schemes and a supportive work environment to its care team.

What does the real Living Wage mean to you? from Living Wage Foundation on Vimeo.

Director of Radfield Home Care Stamford, Peterborough & Rutland, James Beech said: “Throughout my career I have witnessed the fantastic commitment of healthcare staff first hand. In too many instances they are underpaid and underappreciated, which is why we are proud to offer our home care professionals the Real Living Wage and commit to increasing their salaries as the cost of living in the UK rises. We have a fantastic team of carers here at Radfield and I feel it is only right to support them with good rates of pay and all the support they need to provide high quality care to our clients.”

The current minimum government guidelines for hourly rates are dependent on age, whereas those for Radfield Home Care Stamford, Peterborough & Rutland care assistants are regardless of their age. This will mean Radfield Home Care employees will earn up to £1.85 more per hour than the equivalent age-based minimum wage.

As an accredited Living Wage Employer, Radfield Home Care Stamford, Peterborough & Rutland is also helping support the national shortage of social care workers by encouraging more individuals to consider working with people in home care jobs as a rewarding career in care.

If you would like to find out more about Radfield Home Care jobs and how you can join the team, you can visit www.radfieldhomecare.co.uk or contact the branch directly on [email protected] or 01780 654 143.


James Beech

James Beech

Director & Owner

James developed keen leadership skills in the military. He motivates and encourages the team to provide outstanding home care.

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