New minimum wage rises in for-profit aged care

3 October 2012

Below is the table explaining what you will get from the new Aged Care Agreement

Your current rate – 2011 (Hourly)

First pay period on or after 1 July 2012 (Hourly)

% increase on your current rate

(Minimum 4%)

Nursing Assistant

First year

$17.41

$18.11

4%

Second year

$17.99

$18.71

4%

Third year

$18.40

$19.14

4%

Thereafter/ Cert III/ Cert IV

$18.94

$19.70

4%1

Team Leader (appointed position)

New classification

$20.53

8.4%2

Medication Allowance (appointed per shift)

New allowance

$0.753

8%3

Enrolled Nurse (With Notation)

Pay Point 4

$21.93

$22.80

4%

pay Point 5

$22.36

$23.25

4%

Enrolled Nurse

Year One

$23.23

$24.16

4%

Registered Nurse – Level 1

Current pay point 1

$23.23

$27.96

20.3%

Current pay point 2

$24.42

$27.96

14.5%

Current pay point 3

$25.61

$27.96

11.6%

Current pay point 4

$26.88

$27.96

4%

Current pay point 5

$28.15

$29.28

4%

Current pay point 6

$29.42

$30.59

4%

Current pay point 7

$30.86

$32.10

4%

Current pay point 8

$32.06

$34.00

6%4

1. Any nurse with Cert III or IV start rate

2. Based on 2011 thereafter rate

3. Per hour paid per shift

4. Based on current RN 8th year thereafter