The average rate for an Experienced Residential Support Worker is AU$25.10 per hour.

AU$21.35 - AU$29.83
AU$21
AU$25
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$25.10
10%
50%
90%
Hourly Data AU$0AU$43
Hourly Rate AU$21.35 - AU$29.83
Overtime AU$43.62
Annual Data AU$0AU$63K
Total Pay (?
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AU$44,506 - AU$63,151
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 56

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$52,432

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

Key Stats for Residential Support Worker

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
10-19 years
91%
20 years or more
9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Common Health Benefits

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