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Lifeways pay

How much does Lifeways pay per hour?

£8.16–8.73 from 10 hourly employees at Lifeways

What does Lifeways pay different age groups?

This table shows how hourly pay rates at Lifeways compare to the minimum wage and the Real Living Wage.

Age group Lifeways pay rate Real Living Wage Minimum wage
Under 18 Not enough data yet Only applies to people 18 and over £4.55
18-20 Not enough data yet £9.30, £10.75 in London £6.45
21-24 Not enough data yet £9.30, £10.75 in London £8.20
25 and over £8.30–8.74 £9.30, £10.75 in London £8.72

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

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

Does Lifeways pay weekly, biweekly or monthly?

People get paid every month

100% of people report they get paid every month

Based on 10 employee responses

Do workers at Lifeways do extra work that they don't get paid for?

No. People don’t do unpaid extra work


22% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for

Based on 9 employee responses

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.

Does Lifeways pay sick pay?

No. People don’t get proper sick pay


0% of people say they would get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work

Based on 8 employee responses

Why this matters

Everyone gets sick sometimes. You should be able to take time off without worrying.

At a good job you should still get paid if you’re scheduled to work but can’t due to sickness. Your contract should say how many sick days you can take each year.

This is more than the legal minimum, which says you should only get paid if you are unwell for 4 full days. See Citizens Advice for more details.

Do workers at Lifeways get paid breaks?

Usually. Most people get paid breaks


60% of people say they get paid breaks

Based on 10 employee responses

Why this matters

A good job should have paid breaks.

You should be paid for all your time at work, whether you’re on a break or not.

What people say about pay at Lifeways

  • 5.2/10

    Best thing


    Worst thing

    pay doesn't refute work do and responsibilities we have
    Support worker, March 2020