Avg. Base Hourly Rate (NZD)
The average hourly pay for a Senior Healthcare Assistant is NZ$21.83
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Healthcare Assistants?
An early career Senior Healthcare Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of NZ$20.93 based on 61 salaries. A mid-career Senior Healthcare Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$22.45 based on 21 salaries. An …Read more
What Do Senior Healthcare Assistants Do?
Senior healthcare assistants work within a medical facility to provide basic care to patients and their loved ones. These assistants help doctors and nurses in the day-to-day care of patients. Many healthcare assistants perform tasks ordinarily carried out by nurses, helping remove some of nurses' workload. Specific tasks include bathing, calling relatives, and generally checking up on patients' well being.
Most senior healthcare assistants work in a hospital. However, they may also work in …Read more