Domiciliary carer at Abacare

People in this role may also be known as care workers and assistants.

5 workers in this role at Abacare have taken the survey.

How much does Abacare pay domiciliary carers?

Domiciliary carer at Abacare
£8.71–9.48
Typical range
£8.71–11.00

Domiciliary carer employees at Abacare are typically paid £8.71–9.48 an hour, based on data from 5 employees.

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What are the hours like for domiciliary carer employees at Abacare?

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  • Shifts get changed at short notice

    Do Abacare managers change domiciliary carers shifts at short notice?

    Managers change people’s shifts at short notice

    How we know this

    100% of people say their manager changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    If your manager is often changing your shifts at short notice that’s a sign of poor planning. At a good job you won’t be messed around at the last minute.

  • People don’t get proper breaks

    Do domiciliary carers at Abacare get proper breaks?

    People don’t get proper breaks

    How we know this

    100% of people report that they don’t get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do domiciliary carers get of their shift pattern at Abacare?

    People don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

    How we know this

    • 80% report getting one week notice or less
    • 0% report getting two weeks notice
    • 0% report getting three weeks notice
    • 20% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 0% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you get plenty of notice about when you’re working.

    This makes it easy for you to plan the rest of life, as well as your finances, because you know how much you’ll be working and when.

  • People worry about getting enough hours

    Do domiciliary carers at Abacare worry about hours?

    People worry about getting enough hours

    How we know this

    80% of people report they worry about getting enough hours

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you shouldn’t have to worry about getting enough hours each week.

    A good job should guarantee you a minimum number of hours in a contract, if you want it.

    This makes it easier to plan your finances, because you know how much you’ll be earning.

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  • Good choice of shifts

    Do domiciliary carers at Abacare get to choose the shifts they work?

    Most people get enough choice over which shifts they work

    How we know this

    60% report that their manager gives them enough choice over which shifts they work

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job is flexible around your personal life. This means you get a say in when you prefer to work.

Here’s a recent review that mentions hours:

  • Best thing

    Meeting new people and knowing u are making a difference to peoples lives

    Worst thing

    Long hours
    Not getting paid enough
    Even though got plans after work keep asking u to cover work for someone else
    Had a really busy and hard going morning, finally have a break and your manager phones and says coz u have a gap can you help this person with their calls as they are running behind. Dont mind helping every now and then but when they ask you constantly

    5.2

    Employee, August 2020

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Latest reviews from domiciliary carers at Abacare

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  • Best thing

    One to one with clients.

    Worst thing

    Letting clients down.

    3.5

    Employee, November 2020

  • Best thing

    Meeting new people and knowing u are making a difference to peoples lives

    Worst thing

    Long hours
    Not getting paid enough
    Even though got plans after work keep asking u to cover work for someone else
    Had a really busy and hard going morning, finally have a break and your manager phones and says coz u have a gap can you help this person with their calls as they are running behind. Dont mind helping every now and then but when they ask you constantly

    5.2

    Employee, August 2020

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How Abacare ranks

Abacare ranks joint 114th to work for in care worker or assistant employers

  1. 112= Constance Care
    3.8
  2. 114= Abacare
    3.7
  3. 114= Cera Care
    3.7