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£7.76

The average full-time frontline care worker earns an hour.

1.5m

The number of care workers, making up one of Britain's largest workforces.

90,000

The vacancy rate of adult social care jobs at any one time to meet demand.

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The Supporters Club

The Supporters Club was established to get us closer to the care workers we support, and get financial support from care groups and key suppliers, so that The Care Workers Charity has a sustainable revenue stream for grant giving.

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CWC Champions

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Care Workers' Guide (2018)

Are you a caring person who enjoys helping those in need? If so, care work may be your perfect career.

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Hardship Grant

The Care Workers Charity provides hardship grants to care industry professionals, and strives to ensure that no care worker ever faces financial hardship alone.

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Author: Alex Ramamurthy

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Latest news

  • A Carer's Story and Poem

    Here, we're excited to publish the second winner from our care worker writing competition. This story and poem were submitted by Diane Thompson and provide a moving account of what it means to work in care. Congratulations Diane. Read more

  • Congratulations to Our Writing Competition Winner!

    We're excited to announce our latest care worker writing competition winning entry, by Chris Woodward! This creative poem really gets to the heart of what it means to work in care and the hardships that many clients, or loved ones, may face. Read more

  • Alex Ramamurthy to step down as CEO of The Care Workers Charity

    The Care Workers Charity (CWC) announces that Alex Ramamurthy is to stand down as Chief Executive Officer with effect from 30th November 2018, having led the Charity through a two-year transformation period which resulted in CWC winning Change Project of the Year and being shortlisted for Charity of the Year at the 2018 Charity Times Awards. Read more