The average hourly pay for a Residential Support Worker in New Zealand is NZ$19.10.
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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 wi…Read more
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Health and Wellness
Skills in Disability Support, Medication Administration, Residential, Health and Wellness and Home Health/Home Care are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Residential Support Worker
An entry-level Residential Support Worker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of NZ$18.52 based on 5 salaries. An early career Residential Support Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$18.78 based on 79 salaries. A mid-career Residential Support Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$19.10 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Residential Support Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$19.27 based on 20 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of NZ$19.
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