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Community secure significant pay rise for NSPCC staff

Community - 12th September 2019

Community NSPCC Glasgow Branch requested a review of pay for Childline Sessional Supervisors at a recent negotiating committee meeting as they had not had a pay review since May 2010.

Following recent negotiations with NSPCC, Community has agreed a significant increase in pay, in addition the element of rolled up holiday pay included in the hourly rate was improved to cover the same contractual holiday entitlement as full-time staff. This increase in pay will have a considerable positive impact on the standard of living for sessional supervisors .

NSPCC’s Sessional Supervisor staff became covered by Community’s updated recognition agreement with the NSPCC which was signed in March this year.

Securing such a significant pay rise through member led partnership working and with good communication clearly shows the benefits of Community membership, and the benefits of Community’s partnership approach to working with employers.

Brett Terry, People Director at NSPCC and Tom Blenkinsop, Operations Director with responsibility for the third sector at Community, said:

“We both signed a new Recognition Agreement in March which included sessional staff.  In response to Community’s request for a review of Childline Sessional Supervisor pay rates and following negotiations, NSPCC offered an increase based on the rate that we pay Childline Supervisors plus a percentage to reflect contractual holiday pay.  This is a significant improvement to pay, which Community are very pleased to agree.”

“This is a great example of what we can achieve when we work together – the best overall outcome for everyone.”