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Lionel
5th Jan 2019 15:51:50
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I was a carer for the latter part of my working life finishing up working for an agency subcontracting to the NHS. Now, I don't know how things work these days, however, a few years ago the agency was required to bid for so many care hours from the NHS.

It might surprise you, but they bid, and received, £19 an hour per carer hour. We received just £7.50!

My last month was a personal financial disaster. We were required to pay our own fuel etc. I live in a very rural area so fuel bills were high. With that, my mobile phone and the usual stoppages I had worked to less than £1 per hour.

Disgusted, I took my state pension and haven't worked since.
ecarg
4th Jan 2019 19:09:35
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I expect it varys dependant on where you live.

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