Support worker at Community Integrated Care

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

17 workers in this role at Community Integrated Care have taken the survey. How does this role compare to your current role? Take the survey to find out.

How much does Community Integrated Care pay support worker employees?

Support worker at Community Integrated Care
£8.67–9.30
Typical range
£8.70–11.00

Support worker employees at Community Integrated Care are typically paid £8.67–9.30 an hour, based on data from 17 employees.

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What is management like for support worker employees at Community Integrated Care?

35 employees told us the worst thing about this job…

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

Do your managers treat you with respect?

Bad
  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    How we know this

    7% 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 14 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.

Good
  • Managers are respectful

    How we know this

    53% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 15 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 Community Integrated Care?

35 employees told us the worst thing about this 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

    6% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 17 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

    47% report that their manager gives them enough choice over which shifts they work

    Based on information from 17 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.

  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How we know this

    • 29% report getting one week notice or less
    • 18% report getting two weeks notice
    • 6% report getting three weeks notice
    • 47% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 0% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 17 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.

Good
  • Easy to book holiday

    How we know this

    71% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 17 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 we know this

    50% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 16 job reviews

  • No short notice shift changes

    How we know this

    50% of people say their manager changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 16 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.

  • No unpaid extra work

    How we know this

    31% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for

    Based on information from 16 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.

  • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    How we know this

    44% of people report they worry about getting enough hours

    Based on information from 16 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 support worker employees at Community Integrated Care?

35 employees told us the worst thing about this job…

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

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Bad
  • No career progression

    How we know this

    In the last year, 21% 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 14 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.

Good
  • Enough training

    How we know this

    71% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 17 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 support worker employees at Community Integrated Care

  • Worst thing

    No one seems to know what's happening especially management

    1.0

    Personal assistant, April 2021

    • £9.30 per hour
    • 55–64 years old
  • Best thing

    Good job in z modern environment

    7.9

    Support worker, February 2021

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Job satisfaction knowing I’ve made a difference

    Worst thing

    Travel during the pandemic

    8.6

    Support worker, February 2021

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Knowing iam giving pws the best kind off life I can the joy I get when there look happy and safe

    Worst thing

    Loss

    7.4

    Support worker, February 2021

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    The service users

    Worst thing

    People being treated badly

    2.0

    Support worker, January 2021

    • £9.30 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Helping people

    Worst thing

    Low paid, unreliable staff

    6.3

    Support worker, January 2021

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Looking after the elderly people brings me joy, I enjoy seeing them

    Worst thing

    The shifts are all over the place, I get told last minute what round I’m on. My “set” shifts are never reliable. The way they pay you is terrible, they don’t treat you right

    2.6

    Care assistant, January 2021

    • £8.70 per hour
    • Under 18 years old
  • Best thing

    People are work with great team

    Worst thing

    Last minute rotas wages can be wrong sometimes

    4.0

    Support worker, November 2020

    • £8.78 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Getting paid on time. Wage slips arrive day before so can budget plan.

    Worst thing

    Not being able to support clients properly. Understaffing. Poor support from line manager.

    4.2

    Care assistant, November 2020

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Seeing the smiles and happiness of our service users

    Worst thing

    Useless manager little support not being listened to

    5.0

    Support worker, October 2020

    • £8.71 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Going out with the people I support

    Worst thing

    The challenging behaviour

    4.0

    Support worker, August 2020

    • £18,200 per year, working a 37 hour week
    • 25 or older

How Community Integrated Care ranks

Community Integrated Care ranks joint 71st to work for in care worker or assistant employers

  1. 71= Community Integrated Care
    5.2
  2. 71= Homecare
    5.2
  3. 71= Springfield Healthcare
    5.2