£17,058
Avg. Salary
£8.05
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Community Support Worker is £8.05 per hour.

The average pay for a Community Support Worker is £17,058 per year.

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MEDIAN £8.05
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£12k
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MEDIAN £17,058
£12,257 - £23,077
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MEDIAN: £17,058
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Salary £12,257 - £23,077
Bonus £2,272
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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£14,181 - £21,987
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 218
Hourly Data £0£15
Hourly Rate £7.11 - £10.01
Overtime £4.89 - £15.93
Annual Data £0£21K
Bonus £2,272
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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£14,181 - £21,987
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 377

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 help develop initiatives to address concerns within the community, especially related to housing, health, and employment.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Community Support Worker


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Community Support Worker Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Community Support Worker

Pay by Experience for a Community Support Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Community Support Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤16,000 based on 172 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Community Support Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤16,000 based on 86 salaries. An experienced Community Support Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤17,000 based on 49 salaries. A Community Support Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤18,000 based on 23 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

19%

National Average: £16,857

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

Community Support Worker Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Community Support Worker?

Community Support Worker in Swansea:
"Depressing."
Pros: The service users I support
Cons: No opportunities to progress. Incompetent managers

Community Support Worker in Thornton:
"Not good."
Pros: Service users
Cons: Not being paid properly

Community Support Worker:
The new chief executive seems to be very focused upon the staff which is refreshing, I like the direction in which he is taking the group. Hopefully this will reflect on a better pay structure which reflects the hard work that's is undertaken in the care and support sector of the business as this is a poorly paid area of the business.

Community Support Worker in Inverness:
"Wish I was given more support and told about challenging beh."
Be open .. Be aware of surroundings.. Be vigilant and most importantly. Work together as a team to make your clients life better each day support and communicate with each other.

Community Support Worker in Warrington:
Pros: Supporting people in their own home. Helping people to live independent lives
Cons: The pay and the hours.

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Key Stats for Community Support Worker

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Community Support Worker Salaries

Late-Career
▲8%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
₤17,000

▼4%

▼5%

Skills That Affect Community Support Worker Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲10%

Community Health
▲2%

National Average
₤17,000

Home Health/Home Care
▼4%

Disability Support
▼7%

Home Care
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 89%