Care assistant at Anchor Hanover

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

28 workers in this role at Anchor Hanover have taken the survey.

How much does Anchor Hanover pay care assistants?

Care assistant at Anchor Hanover
£8.88–9.87
Typical range
£8.71–11.00

Care assistant employees at Anchor Hanover are typically paid £8.88–9.87 an hour, based on data from 28 employees.

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What is management like for care assistant employees at Anchor Hanover?

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  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    Do care assistants think Anchor Hanover head office understands what's happening where they work?

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

    How we know this

    72% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners don’t have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work

    Based on information from 25 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.

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  • Managers are respectful

    Do care assistants at Anchor Hanover feel treated by respect by their managers?

    Most people feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    52% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 23 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.

Here’s a recent review that mentions management:

  • Best thing

    The manager, and team I work with.

    Worst thing

    Finishing at 9pm some shifts and starting at 7am next day.

    7.0

    Employee, February 2021

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What are the hours like for care assistant employees at Anchor Hanover?

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  • Hard to choose shifts

    Do care assistants at Anchor Hanover get to choose the shifts they work?

    Most people don’t get enough choice over which shifts they work

    How we know this

    54% report that their manager doesn’t give them enough choice over which shifts they work

    Based on information from 26 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.

  • People don’t get proper breaks

    Do care assistants at Anchor Hanover get proper breaks?

    Most people don’t get proper breaks

    How we know this

    56% of people report that they don’t get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 25 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.

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  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for care assistants to book a holiday at Anchor Hanover?

    Most people find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    64% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 28 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 care assistants to take sick leave at Anchor Hanover?

    Most people find it easy to take sick leave

    How we know this

    60% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 25 job reviews

  • No short notice shift changes

    Do Anchor Hanover managers change care assistants shifts at short notice?

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

    How we know this

    63% of people say their manager doesn’t changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 27 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.

  • 4+ weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do care assistants get of their shift pattern at Anchor Hanover?

    Most people get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

    How we know this

    • 11% report getting one week notice or less
    • 11% report getting two weeks notice
    • 25% report getting three weeks notice
    • 32% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 21% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 28 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.

  • No unpaid extra work

    Do care assistants at Anchor Hanover do extra work that they don't get paid for?

    Rarely. Most people don’t do unpaid extra work

    How we know this

    68% of people report that they don’t do extra unpaid work

    Based on information from 25 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.

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  • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Do care assistants at Anchor Hanover worry about hours?

    People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    How we know this

    75% of people report they don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Based on information from 28 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.

Here’s a recent review that mentions hours:

  • Best thing

    I can pick my own hours

    Worst thing

    Attitude

    5.2

    Team leader, February 2021

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What is career progression like for care assistants at Anchor Hanover?

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  • Opportunities to progress

    Are care assistants given support to progress at Anchor Hanover?

    Most people are given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 55% 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 22 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.

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  • Enough training

    Do care assistants get enough training when they start at Anchor Hanover?

    People get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    89% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 28 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 care assistants at Anchor Hanover

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  • Best thing

    The resident and co workers

    Worst thing

    Management throwing alot of paperwork on us and not understanding how difficult our job already is

    4.0

    Employee, September 2021

  • Best thing

    The people I care for.

    1.8

    Employee, July 2021

  • Best thing

    Caring for the residents

    Worst thing

    Not being paid for breaks

    7.0

    Employee, July 2021

  • Best thing

    Salary

    Worst thing

    Working with individuals who don't/won't do the same tasks

    6.3

    Employee, June 2021

  • Best thing

    Caring for the residents

    Worst thing

    Worst thing is too rushed to do job properly always not enough staff when asked its all about the numbers ns finances

    4.5

    Employee, June 2021

  • Best thing

    Dealing with residents. Meeting staff.

    Worst thing

    Trying to get holidays. Recieveing answers.

    4.5

    Employee, June 2021

  • Best thing

    It's the residents I look after

    4.3

    Employee, June 2021

  • Best thing

    Knowing that I have done the best I can to make sure the customers are happy and looked after.

    4.6

    Employee, June 2021

  • Best thing

    Care assistant is a caring job which by which means u help pple to live there normal life in a safe and good environment and also contribute in their day to say activities.

    Worst thing

    There hourly pay are not helpful and considering the fact I travel from distance to cover my shift and there is no over time pay rise.

    8.4

    Employee, April 2021

  • Best thing

    The customers

    Worst thing

    Customers passing away

    7.4

    Employee, March 2021

  • Best thing

    I love the Residents, and most of the Colleagues are good workers,

    Worst thing

    Being Stressed, when the work load gets too much, especially when short staffed

    7.4

    Care assistant, January 2021

  • Best thing

    Teamwork

    Worst thing

    Doing nights due to children

    6.8

    Care assistant, January 2021

  • Best thing

    The staff, the location

    Worst thing

    Stressful

    9.5

    Care assistant, December 2020

  • Best thing

    The response from the residents & the satisfaction you get from helping others

    Worst thing

    Not enough respect for us as staff. Never see the manager yet she demands things, feeling under appreciated.

    2.4

    Care assistant, September 2020

  • Best thing

    Lovely staff

    Worst thing

    Very hands on, sometimes do not even get time to have a break

    4.9

    Care assistant, July 2020

  • Best thing

    I’m appreciated and it’s very rewarding

    Worst thing

    Dealing with covid

    8.5

    Carer, July 2020

  • Best thing

    People I work with

    Worst thing

    Everything else

    3.6

    Care assistant, February 2020

How Anchor Hanover ranks

Anchor Hanover ranks joint 40th to work for in care worker or assistant employers

  1. 40= Anchor Hanover
    5.8
  2. 40= Elysium Healthcare
    5.8
  3. 40= Independent Community Care Management
    5.8