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Turning Point Scotland pay at a glance

6 Turning Point Scotland employees have taken the Breakroom survey. Here’s what they’ve said about pay rates and more at Turning Point Scotland:

  1. People are paid enough to live on
  2. People are paid below market rates
  3. Breaks are paid
  4. People get sick pay
  5. No unpaid extra work

How does your pay compare? Take the Breakroom survey to find out.

How much does Turning Point Scotland pay per hour?

This table shows how hourly pay rates at Turning Point Scotland compare across the different types of jobs they offer.

Job Turning Point Scotland pay per hour
Support workers £9.21–11.00

What does Turning Point Scotland pay different age groups?

This table shows how hourly pay rates at Turning Point Scotland vary between age groups.

Age group Turning Point Scotland pay per hour
16-17 Not enough data yet
18-20 Not enough data yet
21-24 Not enough data yet
25 and over £9.21–11.00

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 £10.75
Rest of the UK £9.30

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 £4.62
18-20 £6.56
21-22 £8.36
23 or older £8.91

People are paid enough to live on

Excellent
80% of people say they are paid at or above the Real Living Wage for where they live

Based on information from 5 job reviews

Why this matters

Everyone should be paid enough to live on.

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

The Real Living Wage is currently £9.30 per hour, and £10.75 per hour in London.

Most people are not paid market rates

Not great
33% of people are paid average or more than the typical pay for the type of work they do

Based on information from 6 job reviews

Why this matters

Pay can vary a lot between types of job. Employers should be ensuring that the rates their staff are paid are in line with similar roles elsewhere.

Usually. Most people get paid breaks

Good
50% of people say they get paid breaks

Based on information from 6 job reviews

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.

Does Turning Point Scotland pay sick pay?

Usually. Most people get proper sick pay

Good
67% of people say they would get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work

Based on information from 6 job reviews

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 Turning Point Scotland do extra work that they don't get paid for?

Rarely. Most people don’t do unpaid extra work

Good
33% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for

Based on information from 6 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.

Does Turning Point Scotland pay by the hour or annually?

People get paid by the hour

  • 67% of people report they get paid by the hour
  • 33% of people report they get paid an annual salary

Based on information from 6 job reviews

Does Turning Point Scotland pay weekly, biweekly or monthly?

People get paid monthly

  • 0% of people report they get paid weekly
  • 0% of people report they get paid every two weeks
  • 0% of people report they get paid every four weeks
  • 100% of people report they get paid monthly

Based on information from 6 job reviews