The average hourly pay for a Community Support Worker in New Zealand is NZ$19.27.
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Job Description for Community Support Worker
The community support worker holds a medical position in which the worker is responsible creating a pleasant, active environment for people with disabilities in day programs and group homes. They encourage participation in these programs, which are meant assist clients in the development of physical, emotional, and social skills intended to promote well-being, independence, and self-confidence. They also follow up with people already in the program to assess their progress, and they may also hel…Read more
Community Support Worker Tasks
- Interview clients, assess needs, and identify a portfolio of targeted service agencies and opportunities.
- Educate and coordinate client employers, family, and other involved individuals.
- Monitor clients and provide a safe environment.
- Assist clients with obtaining benefits and services, troubleshooting, and providing documentation.
Popular Employer Salaries for Community Support Worker
The top respondents for the job title Community Support Worker are from the companies Healthcare NZ, Idea Services Ltd and Nurse Maude Association. Reported salaries are highest at Healthcare NZ where the average pay is NZ$20.26. Idea Services Ltd pays the lowest at around NZ$18.42.
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Popular Skills for Community Support Worker
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Home Health/Home Care, Disability Support, Elder Care, Community Health and Community Outreach / Activism are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Community Support Worker
An entry-level Community Support Worker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of NZ$17.70 based on 14 salaries. An early career Community Support Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$18.67 based on 219 salaries. A mid-career Community Support Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$20.44 based on 112 salaries. An experienced Community Support Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$20.30 based on 78 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of NZ$20.
Years of Experience
This data is based on 454 survey responses.
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