Entry-Level Personal Care Worker with Elder Care Skills Salary (Australia)

The average rate for an Entry-Level Personal Care Worker with Elder Care skills is AU$21.05 per hour.

AU$30,000 - AU$47,932
AU$38K
MEDIAN: AU$38,000
50%
AU$19.26 - AU$24.70
AU$19
AU$21
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$21.27
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$52K
Salary AU$38,000
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$39,904 - AU$52,303
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 23 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data AU$0AU$39
Hourly Rate AU$19.26 - AU$24.70
Overtime AU$3.71 - AU$39.62
Annual Data AU$0AU$52K
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$39,904 - AU$52,303
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 23 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 258

Job Description for Personal Care Worker

Personal care workers provide services to clients that follow these clients' care plans. They are responsible for reporting changes in clients’ mental, physical, and cognitive conditions. Additionally, they provide everyday assistance in areas such as meal preparation, housekeeping, grocery shopping, medication schedules, and going with their clients to their doctor’s appointments. Clients may also need help with personal care tasks such as dressing, bathing, grooming, and completing other related care.

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Personal 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.

Personal Care Worker Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$44,504

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

Key Stats for Personal Care Worker

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 94%