Avg. Salary
AU$21.23
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Aged Care Worker in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) is AU$21.23 per hour.

The average pay for an Aged Care Worker in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) is {{pay}} per year.

$19
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$21
50%
$35
90%
MEDIAN $21
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$0
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MEDIAN $0
AU$19.22 - AU$34.61
AU$19
AU$21
AU$35
MEDIAN: AU$21.23
10%
50%
90%
Hourly Data AU$0AU$40
Hourly Rate AU$19.22 - AU$34.61
Overtime AU$41.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$72K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$39,975 - AU$72,167
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

Job Description for Aged Care Worker

An aged care worker gives support to elderly clients who need help maneuvering through their everyday lives. The aged care worker's duties will vary, depending on the degree of assistance that the client may need. In some positions, the aged care worker may simply be a companion that provides emotional support. In other jobs, the worker will carry out personal care such as grooming, shopping, housekeeping, cooking, and transporting the client to appointments.

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Aged Care Worker Tasks

  • Change bed linens, wash and iron patients' laundry, and clean patients' quarters.
  • Entertain, converse with, or read aloud to patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert.
  • Check patients' pulse, temperature and respiration.
  • Provide patients with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs or automobiles, and with dressing and grooming.
  • Maintain records of patient care, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager.

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Key Stats for Aged Care Worker

Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%