Every single day you can make a difference to the quality of people’s lives and develop career specialisations to really go places.
There are so many reasons to embrace this essential service industry – it offers a diversity of client areas to work in, variable care settings, care types, opportunities for advocacy and with more than 50 different roles it delivers significant career building possibilities. Imagine empowering people to reach, grow and maintain their potential, plus you will have a positive impact on your local community. You can specialise in disability or ageing.
Skills learned are often transferable and may generate options for promotion and employment in other areas of this sector and in allied industries. Demand for skilled people is nationwide, in cities, regional towns, rural communities and remote locations.
Depending on your qualification level your job outlook includes – Disability Service Officer, Care Assistant, Personal Care Worker, Residential Aide, Behaviour Support Officer, Employment Coordinator (Disability), Youth Worker, Residential Support Worker, Indigenous Youth Worker, Family Support Worker, Welfare Support Worker, Community Support Worker, Assistant in Nursing (AIN), In-home Respite Worker, Care Team Leader. Go here for your Health & Community career pathway map and begin.