Home Care Worker

Home Care Workers are responsible for maintaining the wellbeing and lifestyle of their clients, including people with disabilities and special needs. The average salary of a Home Care Worker is $39,062 per annum.

As a Home Care Worker, you'll have the rewarding duty of providing in-home care for a range of clients from young people through to the elderly.

Average salary
$39,062 P/A

Source: seek.com.au (October 2017)
Min average salary
$35,417 P/A

Source: seek.com.au (October 2017)
Max average salary
$42,707 P/A

Source: seek.com.au (October 2017)
Job growth

Projection: 30% more Home Care Workers employed in Australia in 2020 (compared to 2015)

Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Employment by region

The top three regions for employment as a Home Care Worker are:

  • NSW: 27.6%
  • QLD: 23.8%
  • VIC: 19.5%

Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Key skills required
  • Patient, flexible and understanding
  • Supportive and caring nature
  • Commitment to the rights of the elderly and people with a disability
  • Able to accept responsibility
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Able to cope with the physical demands of the job
  • Able to perform domestic duties efficiently

Source: myfuture.edu.au

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