Northern Healthcare exceed the Real Living Wage for frontline employees

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Northern Healthcare secures backing to increase pay above the Real Living Wage for over two hundred adult health and social care employees

Northern Healthcare, are an enhanced supported living provider with fifteen recovery services across England and over two hundred and fifty employees, we are delighted to be able to share our commitment to surpassing the Real Living Wage for all Mental Health Support Workers within our organisation.

Northern Healthcare provides support for people living with a variety of mental health conditions within their local communities.

From 1st March 2022, all our frontline employees will receive a minimum hourly rate of £10.00 per hour regardless of age – a higher rate than the National Minimum Wage and the Real Living Wage.

The increase will see full-time Support Workers earn an additional £2,000 each year, an average 11% increase. Team Leader roles within the organisation will also increase to £11.00 per hour.

Ashley Mancey-Johnson, Managing Director comments: “The Executive Team are extremely proud of the hard work, dedication, and sacrifice our team members show to provide the highest quality of support to our residents each day.

“We recognise that our team members are at the heart of everything we do and appreciate the contribution of all employees. The roles our frontline team members undertake are not easy, especially with the challenges the last two years have presented and we are honoured to have such a highly skilled and devoted team.

“I am delighted that we have the support from our shareholders to recognise their commitment to their roles financially and offer such significant uplifts to hourly rates of pay.”

Anthea Gribbin, HR Director adds: “Our team members provide outstanding care and support to some of the most vulnerable people in society, we want to acknowledge their commitment to our residents, to each other and to living by our company values. This is an important step in our people strategy as we work together to deliver our vision for the future of Northern Healthcare. We are committed to supporting our employees in various ways including through wages that meet the everyday needs of individuals and their families.”

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