Every single day you can make a difference to the quality of people’s lives and develop career specialisations to really go places.
Health and community services is Australia’s second largest employing industry and is constantly evolving its services and growing rapidly as a career of choice.
There are so many reasons to embrace this 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 offers 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, ageing or home and community.
Skills learned are often transferable and may generate options for promotion and employment in other areas of the industry. 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.
There are also Professional Development short course packages available which can be tailored to suit the strengths, challenges and needs of everyone. All training sessions are interactive, based on adult learning principles and are facilitated by skilled and experienced trainers. We think you will love the freshness and relevance of these upskilling bundles.