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The English social care workforce: the vexed question of low wages and stress

Hussein, Shereen (2017) The English social care workforce: the vexed question of low wages and stress. In: Christensen, Karen and Pilling, Doria, eds. The Routledge Handbook of Social Care Work Around the World. Taylor & Francis, pp. 74-87. ISBN 978-1-4724-7945-7. (doi:10.4324/9781315612805) (KAR id:68295)

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Abstract

Over the past decades the English adult social care system has seen a set of policy reforms

primary data sources to investigate the current state of the English social care workforce with

stress. The findings highlight the continued role of migrants in the sector with a clear shift in

migrants joining the care sector from Bulgaria and Romania alone have exceeded all other

which are facilitated by a number of factors including austerity measures and the increasing

difficult working conditions created various situations where individual workers felt a

complete their work to the highest quality but also has a potential negative impact on their

own well-being and increases the likelihood of job quitting.

Item Type: Book section
DOI/Identification number: 10.4324/9781315612805
Additional information: Unmapped bibliographic data: M3 - Chapter [Field not mapped to EPrints] U2 - 10.4324/9781315612805 [Field not mapped to EPrints] BT - The Routledge Handbook of Social Care Work Around the World [Field not mapped to EPrints]
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research > Personal Social Services Research Unit
Depositing User: Shereen Hussein
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2018 11:49 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 13:56 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/68295 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Hussein, Shereen: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7946-0717
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