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NCF Personnel Statistics report: annual staff survey 2012

31 July 2012

Personnel Statistics

Report 2012

A Survey of NCF Member Organisations

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Summary

         The      findings for 2012 cover a total of 55,622 staff (up 15% on 2011)

         40 organisations in the survey range in size from 17 to 6735 employees with 45% employing       more than 1000 workers, 32.5% 301-1000 workers and 22.5% less than 300 workers

         The average age of workers continues to rise with 45.6% of staff aged over 46 years (while the proportion of staff aged below 25 years continues to fall at 14.4%

         A new question on apprenticeship was added this year and we found that of 29 organisations who responded 18 were offering a total of 726 apprentice places.

Other highlights: at-a-glance

2011 survey

2012 survey

Total staff: The findings for 2012 cover a total of 55,622 staff

48,037

55,622

Front line care staff:

 

 

residential care workers and senior care workers as % of total staff

53.1%

52.9%

domiciliary care workers and senior care workers as % of total staff

16.0%

13.7%

Vacancy rate:

5.02%

5.93%

Staff turnover:

 

 

turnover of staff in residential care for older people

17.8%

19.6%

turnover of staff in Domiciliary care for older people

23.9%

27.7%

turnover of staff in residential care for adults

13.8%

14.9%

turnover of staff in domiciliary care for adults

18.2%

15.9%

Leavers:

 

 

staff leaving within 12 months

33.7%

30.9%

staff leaving within 2 years

54.2%

56.7%

Sickness absence:

5.4%

5.5%

Agency costs:     residential settings with costs lower than last year

60%

50%

domiciliary settings with costs lower than last year

63%

75%

Qualifications:

 

 

care staff with/working towards minimum of NVQ level 2

65.2%

68.2%

Managers with/working towards NVQ level 4

84.8%

78.4%


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