‘Job market boom’ as social care salaries and applications increase

High Five

Average salaries for new roles in the social care sector are rising, despite uncertainty in the weeks leading up to a supposed Brexit, new research shows. Salaries for new roles were up by 2% in March, prompting a 1.3% increase in applications, according to research from independent job board CV-Library. The findings, which compared job market data from March 2019 with the previous month, also revealed that the amount of social care jobs being advertised increasing by a marginal 0.4% month-on-month, though this figure fell by 8.5% year-on-year.

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