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Support worker at Brandon Trust

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

6 peoples in this role at Brandon Trust have taken the survey. How does this role compare to your current role? Take the survey to find out.

How much does Brandon Trust pay support worker employees?

Support worker at Brandon Trust
£8.86–9.34
Typical range
£8.68–11.00

Support worker employees at Brandon Trust are typically paid £8.86–9.34 an hour, based on data from 6 employees.

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What is management like for support worker employees at Brandon Trust?

12 employees told us the worst thing about their job…

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Do your managers treat you with respect?

Bad
  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    How we know this

    0% 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 5 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

    How we know this

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

    Based on information from 5 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 Brandon Trust?

12 employees told us the worst thing about their job…

Find out what it is by taking the 3 minute survey.

Do your managers treat you with respect?

Bad
  • People don’t get proper breaks

    How we know this

    0% of people report that they 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
  • Hard to choose shifts

    How we know this

    40% 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.

Good
  • 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 5 job reviews

Excellent
  • Easy to book holiday

    How we know this

    83% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 6 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.

  • 4+ weeks notice of shifts

    How we know this

    • 0% report getting one week notice or less
    • 0% report getting two weeks notice
    • 0% report getting three weeks notice
    • 100% 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.

  • No unpaid extra work

    How we know this

    20% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for

    Based on information from 5 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.

Here’s a recent review that mentions hours:

  • Best thing

    decent pay and plenty of hours if you want. short shifts also available.

    Worst thing

    your a number

    6.4

    Employee, April 2021

    • £9.15 per hour
    • 55–64 years old

Find out what other people are saying about working at Brandon Trust

Latest reviews from support worker employees at Brandon Trust

  • Best thing

    Supporting vulnerable adults to have a full and happy lufe

    Worst thing

    Hrs

    6.6

    Support worker, March 2021

    • £17,000 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Job satisfaction

    Worst thing

    No sick pay

    7.9

    Support worker, January 2021

    • £9.02 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Good team,

    Worst thing

    Not being listened to,

    8.2

    Support worker, January 2021

    • Manages people
    • £9.45 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Service users

    Worst thing

    Pay and holidays

    3.7

    Support worker, February 2020

    • £16,800 per year, working a 35 hour week
    • 45–54 years old

How Brandon Trust ranks

Brandon Trust ranks joint 42nd to work for in care worker or assistant employers

  1. 42= Achieve Together
    5.9
  2. 42= Brandon Trust
    5.9
  3. 42= Key Housing
    5.9