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Avante Care & Support is a care provider. They offer residential, nursing, respite, day and home care.

avantecare.org.uk
4.8

Rating based on 14 employees who took the Breakroom Quiz

About jobs at Avante Care & Support

Pay

    Needs improving
  • Most people are paid below market rates

    Do Avante Care & Support pay market rates?

    Most people are paid less than average for their job.

    How we know this

    70% of people are paid below average for the type of work they do.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between December 2021 and October 2023.

    Why this matters

    Pay can vary a lot between types of job. Employers should be ensuring that the rates their staff are paid are in line with similar roles elsewhere.

  • Needs improving
  • Most people don’t get paid breaks

    Do workers at Avante Care & Support get paid breaks?

    No. Most people don’t get paid breaks.

    How we know this

    100% of people say they don’t get paid breaks.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between January 2022 and October 2023.

    Why this matters

    A good job should have paid breaks.

    You should be paid for all your time at work, whether you’re on a break or not.

  • Needs improving
  • Most people don’t get sick pay

    Do Avante Care & Support pay sick pay?

    No. Most people don’t get proper sick pay.

    How we know this

    100% of people say they wouldn’t get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work.

    Based on data from 12 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between December 2021 and October 2023.

    Why this matters

    Everyone gets sick sometimes. You should be able to take time off without worrying.

    At a good job you should still get paid if you’re scheduled to work but can’t due to sickness. Your contract should say how many sick days you can take each year.

    This is more than the legal minimum, which says you should only get paid if you are unwell for 4 full days. See Citizens Advice for more details.

  • Okay
  • Some people do unpaid extra work

    Do workers at Avante Care & Support do extra work that they don't get paid for?

    Sometimes. Some people do unpaid extra work.

    How we know this

    42% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for.

    Based on data from 12 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between December 2021 and October 2023.

    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.

Hours and flexibility

    Good
  • Most people don’t worry about their hours

    Do workers at Avante Care & Support worry about hours?

    Most 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 data from 12 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between December 2021 and October 2023.

    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.

  • Okay
  • Only some people get a choice of shifts

    Do Avante Care & Support workers get to choose the shifts they work?

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

    How we know this

    45% report that their manager doesn’t give them enough choice over which shifts they work.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between August 2021 and April 2023.

    Why this matters

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

  • Okay
  • Some people find it hard to take sick leave

    How easy is it to take sick leave at Avante Care & Support?

    Some people find it hard to take sick leave.

    How we know this

    40% of people report that it’s hard to take time off if they are sick.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between December 2021 and October 2023.

    Why this matters

    Everyone gets sick sometimes. You should be able to take time off when you need to.

    A good job should support you when you’re unwell and have systems in place that will allow you to take time off to recover when you need it.

Workplace

    Okay
  • Only some people get proper breaks

    Do people at Avante Care & Support get proper breaks?

    Some people don’t get proper breaks.

    How we know this

    42% of people report that they don’t get to take proper breaks.

    Based on data from 12 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between December 2021 and October 2023.

    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.

  • Needs improving
  • Most people are stressed

    Is it stressful to work at Avante Care & Support?

    Most people feel stressed here.

    How we know this

    91% of people say they often feel stressed at work.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between December 2021 and October 2023.

    Why this matters

    Work isn’t always easy, but if you’re frequently feel stressed, that’s not good.

    Your employer should support you with enough people and resources to get your job done without feeling overwhelmed.

  • Good
  • Most people enjoy their job

    Do people at Avante Care & Support enjoy their jobs?

    Most people enjoy their job.

    How we know this

    82% of people report they enjoy their job.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between December 2021 and October 2023.

  • Needs improving
  • Most people don’t recommend their team

    Do people at Avante Care & Support recommend working with their team?

    Not many people recommend working with their team.

    How we know this

    75% of people report that they wouldn’t recommend working with their immediate team to a friend.

    Based on data from 12 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between December 2021 and October 2023.

    Why this matters

    A good job means enjoying the place where you work.

    The people you work with every day really matter. They can be the difference between a terrible day and a great one.

    If you’d recommend your team to a friend, this shows that something’s going right.

  • Good
  • Most people get enough training

    Do people get enough training when they start at Avante Care & Support?

    Most people got enough training when they started.

    How we know this

    73% of people report they got enough training when they started working here.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between December 2021 and October 2023.

    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.

  • Needs improving
  • Head office doesn’t understand what’s happening

    Do people think Avante Care & Support 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

    91% 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 data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between October 2021 and April 2023.

    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.

Avante Care & Support job reviews

  • Best thing

    Helping people that need help with everyday things.

    Worst thing

    Management not doing rotas very well and changing of Rita’s at the last minute. Also not giving enough travel times between calls

    2.4

    Avante Care & Support Care assistant, September 2022

  • Best thing

    conveniently local

    Worst thing

    Under paid lack of staff

    4.6

    Avante Care & Support Administrator, October 2021

Handy to know

How are people paid?

By the hour 100% of people report they get paid by the hour.

Based on 12 Avante Care & Support employees

What contracts are people on?

33% report having zero hours contracts.
50% report having part time contracts. (16-35 hours)
17% report having full time contracts. (more than 35 hours)

Based on 12 Avante Care & Support employees