Pay and Conditions in Housing and Social Care 2014/15

Pay and conditions in housing and social care 2014
Practice area: Pay and reward
ISBN: 9780414030305
Published by IDS, July 2014

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The 2014 edition of Pay and Conditions in Housing and Social Care brings you expert guidance on pay in both not-for-profit organisations and private sector companies in this fast-growing sector.

Pay Conditions in Housing and Social Care 2014 gives you:

  • Expert guidance on important issues such as pay rates, hours and holidays, staff turnover and pensions
  • In-depth analysis of minimum to maximum pay ranges across a wide variety of job titles
  • Additional remuneration considerations such as bonuses and allowances as well as premium rates
  • An overview of how recruitment and retention has been affected over the past year, including comparisons with the previous year
  • A review of the National Minimum Wage and how employers are planning to deal with next year’s 3% increase

Presented in a user-friendly format, this report allows you to check how pay and conditions in your organisation match up. It also enables you to compare rates of pay and looks at additional payments which are made for unsocial hours and bank holiday working.


Analysis of pay and conditions

  • Pay awards
  • Basic pay
  • Spot rates and pay progression
  • Bonuses and allowances
  • Premium rates
  • Pensions and auto-enrolment
  • The impact of the National Minimum wage
  • Hours of work
  • Holidays
  • Staff turnover, recruitment and retention
  • Profile of respondents


Job roles covered:
  • Care assistants (unqualified)
  • Care assistants (NVQ2)
  • Care assistants (NVQ3)
  • Team leader care assistants
  • Registered nurses
  • Care home managers
  • Cleaners and domestics
  • Housekeepers/cleaning supervisors
  • Catering assistants
  • Cooks
  • Head cooks
  • Gardeners/handymen
  • Activities organizers
  • Housing officers
  • Housing managers
  • Regional housing managers