Care assistant at Burlington Care

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

5 workers in this role at Burlington Care have taken the survey.

How much does Burlington Care pay care assistants?

Care assistant at Burlington Care
£8.59–9.68
Typical range
£8.70–11.00

Care assistant employees at Burlington Care are typically paid £8.59–9.68 an hour, based on data from 5 employees.

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What is management like for care assistant employees at Burlington Care?

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  • Managers aren’t respectful

    Do care assistants at Burlington Care feel treated by respect by their managers?

    People don’t feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    20% 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 care assistant employees at Burlington Care?

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Bad
  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do care assistants get of their shift pattern at Burlington Care?

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

    How we know this

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

Not great
  • Shifts get changed at short notice

    Do Burlington Care managers change care assistants shifts at short notice?

    Most managers change people’s shifts at short notice

    How we know this

    60% of people say their manager changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 5 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.

Good
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for care assistants to book a holiday at Burlington Care?

    Most people find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    60% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 5 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.

Excellent
  • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Do care assistants at Burlington Care worry about hours?

    People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    How we know this

    20% of people report they 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.

What is career progression like for care assistants at Burlington Care?

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  • No career progression

    Are care assistants given support to progress at Burlington Care?

    Only some people are given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 40% 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 5 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 care assistants get enough training when they start at Burlington Care?

    People get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    100% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 5 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 Burlington Care

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  • Best thing

    Good friendly staffand residents make you feel welcome and are grateful for your hard work

    Worst thing

    Short staffed sometimes

    6.6

    Employee, June 2021

    • £9.80 per hour
    • 55–64 years old
  • Best thing

    Good co workers

    Worst thing

    Scruffy place

    5.2

    Care assistant, January 2021

    • £9.50 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Helping people

    Worst thing

    Out the house for 14 hours but could only get paid for 8 of them

    5.5

    Support worker, January 2020

    • £8.50 per hour
    • 18–20 years old

How Burlington Care ranks

Burlington Care ranks joint 78th to work for in care worker or assistant employers

  1. 73= Community Integrated Care
    5.2
  2. 78= Burlington Care
    5.1
  3. 78= Homecare
    5.1