Residential Support Worker in Sydney, New South Wales Salary (Australia)

A Residential Support Worker in Sydney, New South Wales earns an average wage of AU$24.07 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$46,381 - AU$56,498
AU$52K
MEDIAN: AU$52,000
50%
AU$20.60 - AU$29.66
AU$21
AU$24
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$24.07
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$61K
Salary AU$52,000
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$43,169 - AU$61,306
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 8 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data AU$0AU$37
Hourly Rate AU$20.60 - AU$29.66
Overtime AU$37.20
Annual Data AU$0AU$61K
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$43,169 - AU$61,306
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 8 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 32

Job Description for Residential Support Worker

A residential support worker is part of a specialized living community and helps care for the residents; residents may include senior citizens, at-risk youth, or mentally disabled individuals who seek to live independently but may need assistance or supervision. These communities are staffed by a team of residential support workers, who handle daily tasks that residents do not or cannot perform such as cooking, cleaning, and providing transportation. The level of involvement that workers take with clients often depends on residents' abilities and may vary from resident to resident.

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Residential Support Worker Tasks

  • Change bed linens, wash and iron patients' laundry, and clean patients' quarters.
  • Perform a variety of duties as requested by client, such as obtaining household supplies or running errands.
  • Monitor food and liquid intake and vital signs.
  • Maintain records of patient care, condition, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager.
  • Transport clients to locations outside the home, such as to physicians' offices or on outings, using a motor vehicle.

Residential Support Worker Job Listings

Key Stats for Residential Support Worker

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Residential Support Worker Salaries

▲2%

▲1%

National Average
AU$50,000

▼4%

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 92%