10 Nov 2020
Caremark (Wandsworth)'s lowest carer pay rate of £10.90 (for a weekday hour) still exceeds the Real London Living Wage (set by the Living Wage Foundation, and not to be confused with the Government's National Living Wage of £8.72), despite the increase to £10.85 per hour, announced on 9 November 2020.
Caremark (Wandsworth)'s pay rates for shorter (than 1 hour) care visits and for visits at weekends and bank holidays are higher still.
James McCallum commented: "We are committed to paying our carers fairly for the demanding work that they do, thereby treating them with dignity and respect, as part of our overall approach to providing the highest levels of care and support for our carers."READ THE FULL ARTICLE