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GMB Homecare Rota Consultation


Proposed Single Shift (30/24/18)
Week Social Care Worker Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Hours worked per week Contracted Hours
1 1 flexi/l e e l l 30
2 2 flexi/e flexi/e flexi/e e e 30
3 3 e e e l l 30
4 4 l l l flexi/e flexi/e 30
5 5 flexi/e l l e e 30
6 6 e e e l l 30
7 7 e e e e e 30
8 8 flexi/l flexi/l flexi/l e e 30
9 9 l l l e e 30
Rota Hours of work Hours per day 270 30
e 7:30- 13:30 6
l 16:00 – 22:00 6



Single Shift 30 Hour Rota
Week Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1 Flexi E X X E L L E
2 Flexi L Flex L Flexi E X X E E
3 E E L L E X X
4 L L E Flexi E Flexi E X X
5 Flexi E X X L L E E
6 L E E X X E L
7 E E L E E X X
8 Flexi L Flexi L Flexi E X X L L
9 E E L E E X X
5E 4E 4E 4E 4E 3E 3E
4L 3L 3L 2L 2L 2L 2L


Following the GMB consultation with our DCC Homecare members on the proposed above rotas, GMB member have voted an overall majority for Rota B.

This result has been notified to the employer and GMB have also secured a commitment from the employer that they will meet with reps each week for the first month following the implementation of the new shifts. This gives reps the opportunity to highlight any issues and to resolve them as quickly as possible.

Following the implementation of the new shifts, if GMB members experience any issues please contact your reps Susan Marnie or Sheila Petrie.



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Full time – Grade 1 = £14.14 per month

Part time – Grade 2 = £8.18 per month, GMB members working part-time for 20 hours or less and GMB members under 18 years. If you work in a school please check the current GMB rate with GMB Scotland 0141 332 8641.

Sick and unemployed members = 5p per week.

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Apprentices = £2 per month

Non-working Students = £1 per month, Students who are in employment will continue to pay the rate applicable to their employment and hours of work.


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Posted: 11th October 2019

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