Our 2017 gender pay gap report | Care UK

You are here

Our 2017 gender pay gap report

Our 2017 gender pay gap report

Care UK’s Residential Care Services division is committed to ensuring that it employs people with the right mix of talent, skills and potential to provide first class care to our residents.

Pay & bonus gap

Difference between men and women

 

 

 

The table above shows our overall mean and median gender pay gap based on hourly rates of pay as at the snapshot date (i.e. 5 April 2017). It also captures the mean and median difference between bonuses paid to men and women at Care UK Residential Care Services in the year up to 5 April 2017, i.e. for the 2016 performance year.

Bonuses

 

 

 

 

This shows that 1.9% more men were paid a bonus than women in 2016.

Pay quartiles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The above image illustrates the gender distribution at Care UK Residential Care Division across 4 equally sized quartiles, each containing just 2,300 colleagues.

What we are doing to address the Gender Pay Gap

  • Our recruitment policy is and has always been to recruit the right person for the job regardless of gender, race and ethnicity. We will benchmark salaries and bonuses to ensure fair pay for the role they are recruited to do.
  • We have a talent strategy which focuses on performance and potential regardless of gender, race and ethnicity.
  • We support all colleagues by developing and promoting an inclusive culture through excellent recognition schemes and employee involvement programmes.
  • We support requests for flexible working and have a good mix of full time and part time colleagues.

These statistics demonstrate that we employ more women than men across the division; this is consistent across the healthcare sector. The data presented confirms that we are paying people fairly based on their skills and qualifications. We are committed to supporting colleagues at all levels to learn new skills and to providing opportunities for career development. Our recruitment and retention strategy affirms our approach to fairness and equal opportunities for all.

I confirm the data reported is accurate.

 

 

Andrew Knight

Managing Director

Latest news

Our news

Could this be the first care home with its very own theme tune? It’s a ‘pipe dream’ come true

Could this be the first care home with its very own theme tune? It’s a ‘pipe dream’ come true

February 18 2019

A new care home in Edinburgh has released its very own theme tune after a recent competition.

Read more >

Priors House call on the local community to help homeless people

Priors House call on the local community to help homeless people

February 14 2019

Priors House is calling on the local community to donate essential clothing and items to help homeless people as cold weather hits the Midlands.

Read more >

Flying high - Ruth and Eamon help a Highmarket House resident fulfil dream to see a vintage plane

Flying high - Ruth and Eamon help a Highmarket House resident fulfil dream to see a vintage plane

February 14 2019

When the team at Highmarket House found out that 96-year-old resident Violet had a hankering to see a Spitfire plane again, they quickly set to work to find a suitable aircraft.

Read more >

Health news

Practicing mindfulness

Practicing mindfulness

February 19 2019

Mindfulness has been shown to help people with mental and physical health problems, from stress, anxiety and depression to chronic pain, eating disorders a

Read more >

Read more news >