The average hourly pay for a Personal Support Worker (PSW) in United Kingdom is £8.12.
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Job Description for Personal Support Worker (PSW)
Personal support workers (PSWs) are responsible for providing short- or long-term care for patients and serving as companions for those who are lonely, as well as helping them with activities of their day-to-day lives. Personal support workers are health professionals who are "unregulated," as there are no set guidelines which they follow. These support workers are employed primarily in senior homes, private care facilities, doctors' offices, and some clinics, and some also work in private home…Read more
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Skills in Disability Support and Long Term Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Home Care.
Pay by Experience Level for Personal Support Worker (PSW)
An entry-level Personal Support Worker (PSW) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £7.77 based on 28 salaries. An early career Personal Support Worker (PSW) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.03 based on 240 salaries. A mid-career Personal Support Worker (PSW) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.28 based on 130 salaries. An experienced Personal Support Worker (PSW) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.35 based on 98 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £8.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Personal Support Worker (PSW) in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 19.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh (11.0% more) and Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Tyne and Wear (6.3% less), Nottingham, England: Nottinghamshire (4.4% less) and Manchester, England: Manchester (3.2% less).
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