17 April 2020

South Yorkshire care provider increases pay with support from HSBC UK

Silver Healthcare, a South Yorkshire elderly care provider, has restructured funding from HSBC UK to help provide its staff with a pay rise in light of the demands placed on them by the coronavirus pandemic.

All members of staff operating in the Rosebank and Leahyrst Silver Healthcare homes will see a pay rise of 21.8% for their continued efforts through this period following the restructure of a six-figure funding package from HSBC UK.

Silver Healthcare currently employs 61 staff across care homes in the Upperthorpe and Grimethorpe. areas of Sheffield, with roles ranging from Carers, Kitchen, Laundry, Domestic, Maintenance and Admin staff, all benefitting from the increase.

Roy Young, Managing Director of Silver Healthcare, said: “Our staff have done an incredible job to continue providing high quality care to some of the most vulnerable people in the community. Not only have they delivered this care against the backdrop of an international crisis, but they have done so with unrelenting enthusiasm and a smile. We’re delighted to make a gesture to show our acknowledgement, as well as the gratitude of our residents, for their significant efforts throughout this unprecedented time.”

David Leonard, Corporate Relationship Director for HSBC UK, South Yorkshire added: “The dedication of key workers in healthcare throughout this difficult period has been monumental so when the opportunity came to show a sign of support, we were happy to facilitate. Silver Healthcare provides a valuable service for communities across the Sheffield area and we hope that it will continue to do so for many more years.”

Silver Healthcare was established in 1997 to provide high quality residential care to local older people. The care homes and members of staff are specifically equipped and trained to deliver specialist dementia care for 66 residents.

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