Almost 25% of all jobs in adult social care (380,000) employed on zero hours contracts, with care workers making up the highest proportion (35%).
Those in management positions made up just 6% of staff on zero hours contracts, indicating that it is the junior staff who are more likely to be disadvantaged by job insecurity.
Across all job roles, most zero hours contracts are concentrated in domiciliary care, followed by community care. Amongst care workers, 55% of those on zero hours contracts are in domicilary care, compared to 26% in community care.
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