Support worker at Alternative Futures Group

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

5 workers in this role at Alternative Futures Group have taken the survey.

How much does Alternative Futures Group pay support workers?

Support worker at Alternative Futures Group
£8.72–8.76
Typical range
£8.71–11.00

Support worker employees at Alternative Futures Group are typically paid £8.72–8.76 an hour, based on data from 5 employees.

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What are the hours like for support worker employees at Alternative Futures Group?

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  • People don’t get proper breaks

    Do support workers at Alternative Futures Group get proper breaks?

    People don’t get proper breaks

    How we know this

    80% 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.

Not great
  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do support workers get of their shift pattern at Alternative Futures Group?

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

    How we know this

    • 20% report getting one week notice or less
    • 20% report getting two weeks notice
    • 20% report getting three weeks notice
    • 40% 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.

Good
  • Good choice of shifts

    Do support workers at Alternative Futures Group 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.

Excellent
  • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Do support workers at Alternative Futures Group worry about hours?

    People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    How we know this

    100% of people report they don’t 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.

Latest reviews from support workers at Alternative Futures Group

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  • Best thing

    Supporting people is rewarding and makes me feel I'm doing a worthwhile job

    Worst thing

    The company and the politics of the job

    6.7

    Support worker, December 2020

  • Best thing

    Working with people we support.

    Worst thing

    The pay

    4.5

    Support Worker, November 2020

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How Alternative Futures Group ranks

Alternative Futures Group ranks joint 53rd to work for in care worker or assistant employers

  1. 53= Alternative Futures Group
    5.5
  2. 53= Home Instead
    5.5
  3. 53= Independent Care
    5.5