Housekeeper at Care UK

People in this role may also be known as housekeepers.

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

How much does Care UK pay housekeepers?

Housekeeper at Care UK
£8.80–9.42
Typical range
£8.45–10.15

Housekeeper employees at Care UK are typically paid £8.80–9.42 an hour, based on data from 5 employees.

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What is management like for housekeeper employees at Care UK?

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  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    Do housekeepers think Care UK head office understands what's happening where they work?

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

    How we know this

    80% 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 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.

Here’s a recent review that mentions management:

  • Best thing

    Having praise for a job well done

    Worst thing

    Being told that the units don't need extra staff, it's all about how we as individuals manage our time.

    7.5

    Employee, July 2021

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What are the hours like for housekeeper employees at Care UK?

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  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do housekeepers get of their shift pattern at Care UK?

    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
    • 20% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 20% 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
  • Not easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for housekeepers to book a holiday at Care UK?

    Most people find it hard to book holidays

    How we know this

    60% of people report it’s hard 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.

  • Shifts get changed at short notice

    Do Care UK managers change housekeepers 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
  • No unpaid extra work

    Do housekeepers at Care UK do extra work that they don't get paid for?

    Rarely. Most people don’t do unpaid extra work

    How we know this

    60% of people report that they don’t do extra unpaid work

    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.

Excellent
  • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Do housekeepers at Care UK 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.

Here’s a recent review that mentions hours:

  • Best thing

    Working 3 x 13.5 hour days and 4 days off

    Worst thing

    Bad management

    5.9

    Pharmacy technician, September 2020

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What is career progression like for housekeepers at Care UK?

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  • No career progression

    Are housekeepers given support to progress at Care UK?

    People aren’t given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 80% of people report not 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.

Latest reviews from housekeepers at Care UK

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  • Best thing

    Clean and tidy environment, well trained and led coo-workers and lovely people to care for

    Worst thing

    Comparison of work load plus ‘extra mile runs’ and pay to other job providers

    5.5

    Employee, July 2021

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How Care UK ranks

Care UK ranks 8th to work for in housekeeper employers

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    5.6
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    5.4
  3. 9= Barchester Healthcare
    5.0