The average hourly pay for a Residential Support Worker in United Kingdom is £7.89.
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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
Popular Employer Salaries for Residential Support Worker
The top respondents for the job title Residential Support Worker are from the companies Creative Support Ltd, Caretech and LifeWays. Reported salaries are highest at Dimensions, Inc. where the average pay is £8.33. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Brandon Trust and MacIntyre, earning around £7.98 and £7.93, respectively. Creative Support Ltd pays the lowest at around £7.39. Caretech and LifeWays also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying £7.60 and £7.78, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Residential Support Worker
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Skills in Disability Support, Medication Administration, Home Health/Home Care, Health and Wellness and Residential 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 £7.71 based on 204 salaries. An early career Residential Support Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £7.84 based on 521 salaries. A mid-career Residential Support Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £7.89 based on 245 salaries. An experienced Residential Support Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.15 based on 161 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 Residential Support Worker in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 7.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (7.1% more) and Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh (7.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Manchester, England: Manchester (3.4% less), Birmingham, England: Birmingham (1.8% less) and Leicester, England: Leicestershire (1.3% less).
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