05 32 05 34 independent employers. The percentage working for direct payment recipients was around 8%. This proportion was smaller than for the number of jobs (9%) due to the relatively large number of these workers holding more than one job. Table 5.6: Estimated number of people working in adult social care jobs by type of employer in England, 2014 Employer type Number of people Percentage of people Independent 1,180,000 80% Local authority 125,000 8% Direct payment recipients 115,000 8% NHS* 86,000 6% Total** 1,480,000 * NHS data are only available at job level. **Employer type counts do not sum to the totals due to people with jobs in more than one type of employer. Chart 5.11 provides an illustration of the number of people working in adult social care by employer type. The size of each circle is proportional to the number of people working in each employer type and the intersections represent the people working for more than one type of employer. Initial Skills for Care estimates show that approximately 5,000 people had both independent and local authority jobs and approximately 25,000 people were working for direct payment recipients and for independent or local authority employers. Chart 5.11: Estimated employer type breakdown of people working in adult social care jobs in England, 2014 NHS data were only available at job level therefore estimates of the cross-over were not possible For more information about workforce by region and CSSR please see appendix 3 and appendix 4. Appendix 3 provides a cross tabulation by sector, service type and job role group at a regional level for both the number of jobs and the number of people doing those jobs. And Appendix 4 provides a CSSR level breakdown of the number of adult social care jobs by sector.
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