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Support worker at Cornerstone

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

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

How much does Cornerstone pay support worker employees?

Support worker at Cornerstone
£9.13–9.42
Typical range
£8.68–11.00

Support worker employees at Cornerstone are typically paid £9.13–9.42 an hour, based on data from 5 employees.

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What are the hours like for support worker employees at Cornerstone?

11 employees told us the worst thing about their job…

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Do your managers treat you with respect?

Not great
  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How we know this

    • 0% report getting one week notice or less
    • 60% report getting two weeks notice
    • 0% report getting three weeks notice
    • 40% 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.

Good
  • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    How we know this

    40% 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.

Excellent
  • Good choice of shifts

    How we know this

    80% 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.

  • No short notice shift changes

    How we know this

    20% 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.

What is career progression like for support worker employees at Cornerstone?

11 employees told us the worst thing about their job…

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Good
  • Opportunities to progress

    How we know this

    In the last year, 60% 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

    How we know this

    80% 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 support worker employees at Cornerstone

  • Best thing

    The people I work closely with

    9.5

    Support worker, January 2021

    • £9.40 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Seeing that you’ve made a difference for someone

    Worst thing

    Not being given credit for making a difference

    3.1

    Support worker, January 2021

    • £9.44 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Knowing that I am making a positive difference in peoples lives

    Worst thing

    Long hours

    7.0

    Support worker, October 2020

    • £9.30 per hour
    • 25 or older

How Cornerstone ranks

Cornerstone ranks joint 2nd to work for in care worker or assistant employers

  1. 1 Marie Curie
    7.5
  2. 2= Cornerstone
    7.3
  3. 2= East Ayrshire Council
    7.3