The average wage for an Entry-Level Disability Care Worker is AU$23.25 per hour.

AU$31,606 - AU$61,246
AU$32K
AU$50K
AU$61K
MEDIAN: AU$49,697
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.81 - AU$28.33
AU$20
AU$23
AU$28
MEDIAN: AU$23.31
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$61K
Salary AU$31,606 - AU$61,246
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$40,846 - AU$60,895
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 61
Hourly Data AU$0AU$49
Hourly Rate AU$19.81 - AU$28.33
Hourly Tips AU$35.00
Overtime AU$25.64 - AU$49.55
Annual Data AU$0AU$60K
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$40,846 - AU$60,895
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 475

Job Description for Disability Care Worker

Caring and responsible individuals are needed to work with people with special needs/disabilities (physical, mental, and/or developmental). As a disability care worker in our facility, your duties would include: assisting residents with transportation to and from medical appointments; administering prescription medication(s); ensuring basic hygiene practices (i.e. baths, showers, brushing teeth, cleaning/grooming habits, getting residents dressed); engaging residents in recreational and skill-building activities (grocery shopping, field trips, clothing shopping, and exercise sessions); and house-cleaning and maintenance (cooking, vacuuming, dusting, mopping, bed-making, laundry, emptying bed pans).

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Disability 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.
  • Direct patients in simple prescribed exercises or in the use of braces or artificial limbs.
  • 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.

Disability Care Worker Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$49,075

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Disability Care Worker Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Disability Care Worker in Cairns:
"They are bullies and very intimidating company."
Becareful they are bullies and will intimidate you .They treat there staff badly.

Key Stats for Disability Care Worker

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 95%