Jobs and Careers - South East (2) 2012 - (Page 40)
10 care facts
The social work sector is growing very rapidly – at a rate of 3% per year – and will continue to grow as the demand for services increases.
Adult social care is one of the fastestgrowing sections of the economy with approximately 1.5 million people working for 39,000 employers across England.
“One million more employees in adult social care are forecast to be needed by 2025”
The private sector is the major employer of social carers, employing about two-thirds of the total. billion was 10. Approximately £2.2 social care in spent in London on 2007/08, accounting for nearly 18 per cent of all social care spending in England.
An additional one million more employees in adult social care are forecast to be needed by 2025 in order to meet the growing demand of an ageing population.
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