Awards & Accreditations

At Silver Birch Care we are proud of the hard work our employees put in to support our young people. Our awards, nominations, and accreditations are a testament to their dedication.

SME Finance Awards 2021

Silver Birch Care has been awarded the Fair Living Wage Employer of the Year in the SME News 2021 Finance Awards. We have also previously been awarded the Employer Fair Pay Excellence Award – South East England in the SME News second annual Finance Awards. The award stands as a testament to excellence, commitment and dedication.

The Guardian

The Guardian Public Service Awards Nomination

Nominated for the 2018 Guardian Public Service Awards, in the Care category which recognizes organisations who have contributed to better social care services.

National Diversity Awards

National Diversity Awards Nomination

Nominated for the 2018 National Diversity Award, in The Community Organisation category which recognizes organisations who have made an outstanding contribution to their local community.

The Mayor's Good Work Standard

Silver Birch Care was the first social care organisation recognised and formally accredited by the Mayor of London as a Good Work Standard employer. The Mayor’s Good Work Standard is the new benchmark for best employment standards, and is designed to help all employers contribute to a fairer and more inclusive London.

Living Wage Foundation

At Silver Birch Care we believe that a fair day’s work deserves a fair day’s pay. We are proud to be the first 16+ semi-independent care provider in the UK to join The Living Wage Foundation, and we pay all our staff above the recommended rate.

Good Business Charter

Silver Birch Care are proud to be the first social care provider and one of the first 20 organisations to join The Good Business Charter which consists of 10 components that seek to raise the bar on business practices for employees, tax, the environment, customers and suppliers.

C2E Gold Accreditation Stamp

Silver Birch Care achieved C2E Accreditation following a thorough audit of our policies on equality, training, recruitment, and conditions of employment, as well as a series of interviews with our staff. We scored highly enough to achieve a Gold pass which is very rare for organisations to achieve first time round!

West London Alliance

Silver Birch Care is one of the first providers to have been accredited by the West London Alliance in the Unregulated Accommodation & Support Accreditation Scheme. The scheme is intended for 16+ accommodation and support services, and is designed to help local authority placements and commissioning teams quality assure semi-independent service providers.

Trainer Courses Approved Centre

Silver Birch Care is a registered Trainer Courses Ltd Approved Centre. This status demonstrates our commitment to our team and their personal development, by allowing us to deliver Level 2 face-to-face training to all staff.

Sports Leaders

Silver Birch Care is an approved Sports Leaders Award Centre led by our Sports Coach. Our young people can now work towards achieving Sports Leadership qualifications that will help them to develop and hone their leadership skills, whilst helping themselves and others stay physically active.

Good Youth Employment UK

Silver Birch Care have joined Youth Employment UK’s Good Youth Employment Charter which aims to support, inspire and recognise all employers who are committed to providing good quality opportunities to young people.

London Youth Membership Logo

London Youth are a charity on a mission to improve the lives of young people in London. As a member, our young people will be able to benefit from high-quality programmes including sports, employability, arts, social action and youth action. Our staff will also able to access training workshops focussing on topics such as safeguarding and mental health.

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Prompt Payment Code

The Prompt Payment Code is a voluntary code of practice for businesses which sets standards for payment practices between organisations of any size and their suppliers. Paying suppliers promptly and within the agreed payment terms is not only an ethical responsibility but economically beneficial for all parties and the wider economy, so we are proud to support the Code.