Aged and disabled care workers help the elderly and disabled individuals live in their own homes. Work revolves around helping around the house, providing support, and company.
Do you need a qualification to work as an Aged and Disabled Care Worker?
What does an Aged and Disabled Care Worker do?
Helps and provides company to their clients with day to day activities. Including assisting with dietary requirements, social engagements, general cleaning and more.
How much is an Aged Care Worker and Disabled Care Worker salary?
According to joboutlook.gov.au an aged and disabled care worker can earn around $1,265 a week. The job has very strong future growth as the Australian ageing population is growing. 33% of workers work full time. The role has a lower unemployment rate. 80% of workers are female.
Aged and Disabled Care Work is considered a large occupation and strong growth is expected in the next five years. Work is available in many areas within Australia due to the nature of the role.
Thinking about studying or training to become an Aged and Disabled Care Worker?
Please find some Aged and Disabled Care courses listed on CareerProgress.com.au
Certificate III In Individual Support (Ageing, Home And Community) by Open Colleges
Certificate IV In Ageing Support by Open Colleges
Certificate III In Individual Support (Disability) by Open Colleges
Certificate IV In Disability by Open Colleges
What skills do you need as an Aged and Disabled Care Worker?
Customer service, communication and patience are the main skills required to work as an Aged and Disabled Care Worker.
*References made as per joboutlook.gov.au on the 22nd of April 2020.