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Pay scales for support staff

Pay scales for support staff. Most support staff are employed on the local government pay scales determined by the NJC for local government services.

Local government pay scale for support staff

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Pay scale 2022-23
SCP April 2022 April 2023 
 Full time equivalent per hour (FTE) Full time equivalent per hour (FTE) 
£20,258 Deleted wef 01 Apr 23
£20,441 £22,366 
£20,812 £22,737 
£21,189 £23,114 
£21,575 £23,500 
£21,968 £23,893 
£22,369 £24,294 
£22,777 £24,702 
£23,194 £25,119 
10 £23,620 £25,545 
11 £24,054 £25,979 
12 £24,496 £26,421 
13 £24,948 £26,873 
14 £25,409 £27,334 
15 £25,878 £27,803 
16 £26,357 £28,282 
17 £26,845 £28,770 
18 £27,344 £29,269 
19 £27,852 £29,777 
20 £28,371 £30,296 
21 £28,900 £30,825 
22 £29,439 £31,364 
23 £30,151 £32,076 
24 £31,099 £33,024 
25 £32,020 £33,945 
26 £32,909 £34,834 
27 £33,820 £35,745 
28 £34,723 £36,648 
29 £35,411 £37,336 
30 £36,298 £38,223 
31 £37,261 £39,186 
32 £38,296 £40,221 
33 £39,493 £41,418 
34 £40,478 £42,403 
35 £41,496 £43,421 
36 £42,503 £44,428 
37 £43,516 £45,441 
38 £44,539 £46,464 
39 £45,495 £47,420 
40 £46,549 £48,474 
41 £47,573 £49,498 
42 £48,587       £50,512 
43 £49,590 £51,515 

 

Special Educational Needs (SEN) Allowance

Special educational needs
April 2022April 2021
£1,401£1,347

Outer London Pay Spines

NJC for LG Services - Final pay agreement £1925 on all pay points = to 9.42% on NJC SCP2 from 1 April 2023.  And minimum of 3.88% on spinal points above NJC scp43.  In London the break point for 3.88% is higher at scp49 for Outer London. 

Equivalent rate for Outer London = Increase of £2,226 up to and including spine point 48 and 3.88% for spines points 49 to 65.  

Note - London convention of rounding up to £3 multiple

Outer London pay scales 2022
SpineApr 2022Apr 2023
 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) 
per annum
 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) 
per annum 
1£23,457deleted 
2£23,628£25,854 
3£24,012£26,238 
4£24,408£26,634 
5£24,804£27,030 
6£25,212£27,438 
7£25,629£27,855 
8£26,046£28,272 
9£26,472£28,698 
10£26,913£29,139 
11£27,357£29,583 
12£27,807£30,033 
13£28,269£30,495 
14£28,737£30,963 
15£29,214£31,440 
16£29,700£31,926 
17£30,195£32,421 
18£30,699£32,925 
19£31,212£33,438 
20£31,731£33,957 
21£32,265£34,491 
22£32,805£35,031 
23£33,351£35,577 
24£33,819£36,045 
25£34,341£36,567 
26£35,217£37,443 
27£36,138£38,364 
28£37,038£39,264 
29£37,725£39,951 
30£38,607£40,833 
31£39,582£41,808 
32£40,614£42,840 
33£41,793£44,019 
34£42,795£45,021 
35£43,815£46,041 
36£44,814£47,040 
37£45,834£48,060 
38£46,857£49,083 
39£47,805£50,031 
40£48,867£51,093 
41£49,890£52,116 
42£50,910£53,136 
43£51,903£54,129 
44£52,929£55,155 
45£53,946£56,172 
46£54,975£57,201 
47£56,022£58,248 
48£57,102£59,328 
49£58,209£60,468 
50£59,313£61,617 
51£60,402£62,748 
52£61,491£63,879 
53£62,595£65,025 
54£63,684£66,156 
55£64,776£67,290 
56£65,880£68,439 
57£66,978£69,579 
58£68,067£70,710 
59£69,165£71,850 
60£70,572£73,311 
61£71,997£74,793 
62£73,458£76,311 
63£74,955£77,865 
64£76,476£79,446 
65£77,967£80,994 

Inner London Pay Spine

NJC for LG Services - Final pay agreement £1925 on all pay points = to 9.42% on NJC SCP2 from 1 April 2023.  And minimum of 3.88% on spinal points above NJC scp43.  In London the break point for 3.88% is higher at scp51 for Inner London  

Equivalent rate for Inner London = Increase of £2,352 up to and including spine point 50 and 3.88% for spines points 51 to 65.

Note - London convention of rounding up to £3 multiple

Inner London pay spine 2022
SpineApr 2022Apr 2023
 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) 
per annum
Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) 
per annum 
1£24,771deleted 
2£24,954£27,306 
3£25,359£27,711 
4£25,776£28,128 
5£26,193£28,545 
6£26,625£28,977 
7£27,060£29,412 
8£27,507£29,859 
9£27,957£30,309 
10£28,419£30,771 
11£28,890£31,242 
12£29,364£31,716 
13£29,853£32,205 
14£30,348£32,700 
15£30,852£33,204 
16£31,365£33,717 
17£31,887£34,239 
18£32,418£34,770 
19£32,961£35,313 
20£33,510£35,862 
21£34,071£36,423 
22£34,644£36,996 
23£35,223£37,575 
24£35,814£38,166 
25£36,417£38,769 
26£37,026£39,378 
27£37,653£40,005 
28£38,037£40,389 
29£38,934£41,286 
30£39,615£41,967 
31£40,503£42,855 
32£41,472£43,824 
33£42,510£44,862 
34£43,701£46,053 
35£44,691£47,043 
36£45,711£48,063 
37£46,719£49,071 
38£47,736£50,088 
39£48,747£51,099 
40£49,707£52,059 
41£50,757£53,109 
42£51,783£54,135 
43£52,806£55,158 
44£53,799£56,151 
45£54,825£57,177 
46£55,845£58,197 
47£56,868£59,220 
48£57,909£60,261 
49£58,995£61,347 
50£60,105£62,457 
51£61,206£63,582 
52£62,298£64,716 
53£63,393£65,853 
54£64,482£66,984 
55£65,589£68,136 
56£66,669£69,258 
57£67,770£70,401 
58£68,883£71,556 
59£69,954£72,669 
60£71,058£73,818 
61£72,459£75,273 
62£73,899£76,767 
63£75,345£78,270 
64£76,857£79,842 
65£78,369£81,411 

NJC support staff Fringe Area Allowances

Allowances
Area202120222023
Inner Fringe Area Allowance£914£951£988 
Outer Fringe Area Allowance £637£663 £689 

Sixth Form Colleges

NJC support staff salary spine

A 6.5% increase for all spine points on the NJC scale has been agreed. Also included in the settlement were the incorporation of the Support Staff Standards Payment into the NJC scales and an agreement to revise the current terms and conditions handbook, including consideration of the current minimum levels of annual leave. Full details are here

Salary spine
NJC Pay Point

Current

1 March 2023

New

1 September 2023 

(Inclusive of SSSP)

320,17321,874
520,58422,312
620,98122,735
721,39423,175
821,81023,618
922,58424,442
1023,36725,276
1124,13826,097
1224,91726,927
1325,68727,747
1426,44028,549
1527,18929,346
1628,07330,288
1728,94731,219
1829,92432,259
1930,92533,325
2031,92634,391
2132,92135,451
2233,82836,417
2334,73737,385
2435,64638,353
2536,55539,321
2637,46240,287
2738,37341,257
2839,27942,222
2940,28143,289
3041,28144,354
3142,27845,416
3243,27846,481
3344,37047,644
3445,36748,706
3546,45549,865
3647,54551,025
3748,63952,191
3849,72953,351
3950,81854,511
4020,17321,874
4120,58422,312
4220,98122,735
4321,39423,175
4421,81023,618
4522,58424,442
4623,36725,276
4724,13826,097
4824,91726,927
4925,68727,747
5026,44028,549
5127,18929,346
5228,07330,288
5328,94731,219
5429,92432,259
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Support staff pay offer

Support members voted overwhelmingly (92% in England and 96% in Wales) to reject the offer.
NJC recognised unions Unison and Unite also rejected the offer.

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