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Glasgow City Council is a local authority. They oversee local services.

What's the average pay for a home carer at Glasgow City Council?

The average pay for a home carer at Glasgow City Council is between £9.98 and £16.15 per hour.

The top paying employers for care workers and assistants are North Lanarkshire Council, Helping Hands and South Lanarkshire Council.

Last updated 11 March 2023

What is the Real Living Wage?

The Real Living Wage is a voluntary rate employers can sign up to that is based on the real cost of living.

Location Real Living Wage
London £11.95
Rest of the UK £10.90

What is the legal minimum wage?

The minimum wage is the legal minimum you must be paid per hour.

Age group Legal minimum wage
Under 18 £4.81
18-20 £6.83
21-22 £9.18
23 or older £9.50

How we know this

Based on 24 job reviews from people who work at Glasgow City Council.

Who pays care workers and assistants the most?

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What are care workers and assistants saying about pay at Glasgow City Council?

  • Best thing

    Colleagues are great, really supportive great friends
    Working alongside children who are fantastic and look up to you

    Worst thing

    Old processes which are unclear and involve loads of paperwork. Training is not great, only covers the surface and not much support available. Pay is poor and no progressive opportunities


    Glasgow City Council Administrator, March 2022

  • Best thing

    Helping people stay at home and caring for them

    Worst thing

    Extra tasks to do and not getting proper pay for what I do


    Glasgow City Council Home carer, April 2021

  • Best thing

    The team I work in and the fact I work term time which suits for people with children.

    Worst thing

    The pay


    Glasgow City Council Employee, April 2021

  • Best thing

    Suit myself on jobs, a lot of freedom, good pay.

    Worst thing

    No job progression, poor management.


    Glasgow City Council Employee, March 2021

  • Best thing

    Job security is the biggest plus working for a local authority

    Worst thing

    Public sector pay freeze for 8 of the last 10 years


    Glasgow City Council Bricklayer, January 2021

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