Support worker at Achieve Together

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

11 workers in this role at Achieve Together have taken the survey.

How much does Achieve Together pay support workers?

Support worker at Achieve Together
£8.65–9.00
Typical range
£8.70–11.00

Support worker employees at Achieve Together are typically paid £8.65–9.00 an hour, based on data from 11 employees.

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What is management like for support worker employees at Achieve Together?

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  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    Do support workers think Achieve Together head office understands what's happening where they work?

    People think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work

    How we know this

    18% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work

    Based on information from 11 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

Excellent
  • Managers are respectful

    Do support workers at Achieve Together feel treated by respect by their managers?

    People feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    80% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 10 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

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What are the hours like for support worker employees at Achieve Together?

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  • People don’t get proper breaks

    Do support workers at Achieve Together get proper breaks?

    People don’t get proper breaks

    How we know this

    9% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 11 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.

Not great
  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do support workers get of their shift pattern at Achieve Together?

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

    How we know this

    • 45% report getting one week notice or less
    • 27% report getting two weeks notice
    • 0% report getting three weeks notice
    • 27% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 0% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 11 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.

Good
  • No short notice shift changes

    Do Achieve Together managers change support workers shifts at short notice?

    Most managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice

    How we know this

    36% of people say their manager changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 11 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.

Excellent
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for support workers to book a holiday at Achieve Together?

    People find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    89% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 9 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

  • Easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it for support workers to take sick leave at Achieve Together?

    People find it easy to take sick leave

    How we know this

    86% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 7 job reviews

  • Good choice of shifts

    Do support workers at Achieve Together get to choose the shifts they work?

    People get enough choice over which shifts they work

    How we know this

    80% report that their manager gives them enough choice over which shifts they work

    Based on information from 10 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.

  • No unpaid extra work

    Do support workers at Achieve Together do extra work that they don't get paid for?

    No. People don’t do unpaid extra work

    How we know this

    18% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for

    Based on information from 11 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get paid for any extra work they do, even if it is outside your contracted hours. At a good job, you should be paid for all the time you spend at work.

  • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Do support workers at Achieve Together worry about hours?

    People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    How we know this

    9% of people report they worry about getting enough hours

    Based on information from 11 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.

What is career progression like for support workers at Achieve Together?

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  • Opportunities to progress

    Are support workers given support to progress at Achieve Together?

    Most people are given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 60% of people report being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role

    Based on information from 10 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

    This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

Excellent
  • Enough training

    Do support workers get enough training when they start at Achieve Together?

    People get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    80% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 10 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

Latest reviews from support workers at Achieve Together

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  • Best thing

    Helping the vulnerable people I work with

    Worst thing

    Gossiping

    4.5

    Support worker, January 2021

    • £8.65 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    The residents, seeing happiness

    Worst thing

    Poor pay and benefits

    6.6

    Support worker, December 2020

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    The shifts and the time off very them

    Worst thing

    The people we support are very hard work

    7.2

    Support Worker, October 2020

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older

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How Achieve Together ranks

Achieve Together ranks joint 42nd to work for in care worker or assistant employers

  1. 42= Achieve Together
    5.7
  2. 42= Newcross Healthcare
    5.7
  3. 42= PrimeLife
    5.7