A Study on Care Worker's Job Satisfaction in the Korea and Japan: Focusing on the Gyeongsangnam-do and the Osaka city

한국과 일본 케어워커의 직무만족도에 관한 비교 연구

  • Received : 2010.03.29
  • Accepted : 2010.05.23
  • Published : 2010.08.31

Abstract

With execution of the social care insurance for the elderly, it has been an issue of raising professionally trained care workers. The importance of building social care employees has already been emphasized in Korean and Japan. The purpose of this study is to empirically survey the job satisfaction of care workers toward workers of nursing homes and care institutions in osaka city of Japan and 150 care worker in Gyeongsangnam-do of Korea were sampled and interviewed to collect informations about the job satisfaction of care workers toward care insurance system for a questionnaire. The results of this survey as follow; basic recognition of care workers on the care insurance system change seems to be low. And then job satisfaction of care workers is high. But it was found that job stress level was relatively high. There wasn't statistically significant difference in job satisfaction and job stress than personal characteristics and job characteristics. But There was statistically significant difference in job satisfaction and job stress by nation.