Rota Patterns

We know that social care shift patterns aren’t for everyone. So collaborating through staff meetings and supervisions we have found the solution.  

Home from Home Care is excited to announce that the rota options below are now being trialed from 1st July 2021: 

 

The Original

Days 

A mixture of early and late shifts with one long day per week. Working every other weekend.  

Nights 

A mixture of early and late shifts with one long day per week. Working every other weekend.  

 

3 On, 3 Off

Days 

3 consecutive 12.5 hour shifts followed by 3 days off. Contracted hours of 43.75 hours per week giving annual leave entitlement of 245 hours. Each day booked off uses 12.5 hours of leave. 

Nights 

3 consecutive 10 hour shifts followed by 3 days off. Contracted hours of 35 hours per week giving annual leave entitlement of 196 hours. Each day booked off uses 10 hours of leave. 

 

4 On, 4 Off

Nights only 

4 consecutive 10 hour shifts followed by 4 days off. Contracted hours of 35 hours per week giving an annual leave entitlement of 196 hours. Each day booked uses 10 hours of leave. 

 

Continental Shifts

Days only 

4 long days one week and 3 the next. Contracted hours will increase to 43.75 hours per week giving an annual leave entitlement of 245 hours. Each day booked off uses 12.5 hours of leave. 

 

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